Montessori Child Development Center

  • Our school has been serving children, from 3-6 years old, in Poway since 1978.
  • We are a homey program on almost 2 acres in Poway, "the City in the Country".
  • In 2007 our associate Montessori program for Toddlers (18-36 mos) opened next door.
  • We can answer questions regarding enrollment for both programs.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1978
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$340
Summer Program Cost Notes$340 per week includes daily swim lessons. 4 week minimum. Discount for all 8 weeks

Student Body

Total Students62 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Montessori Child Development Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size24 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,480
Tuition Notes2/3 day $915/mo, full day (6 hrs) $1048/mo. Tuition is yearly for the school year divided into 10 equal payments. Summer is separate.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDeidre Maw


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Brain Gym

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Joyful Music, Little Chefs

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Play Ball, Soccer Shots, Yoga

School Notes

  • Montessori Child Development Center-License # 372001507
  • Little Hands Montessori-A Toddler Home-License # 376618271

Nearby Private Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Poway
    New Bridge School
    New Bridge School Photo - We own a beautiful 2-acre campus which includes a ball-field, large playground, sports blacktop, outdoor stage, lunch arbor, tree-lined courtyard, stream, and lush landscaping.
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-8
    1.6 miles
    12285 Oak Knoll Rd
    Poway, CA 92064
    (858) 679-5744
    1.6 K-8
  • Poway
    Mt. Olive Lutheran Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS | 145 students
    1.8 miles
    14280 Poway Road
    Poway, CA 92064
    (858) 679-8169
    1.8 NS
  • Poway
    Country Montessori School
    Country Montessori School Photo - The Owls classroom for 4th and 5th grade students.
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-5 | 152 students
    2.1 miles
    12642 Monte Vista Road
    Poway, CA 92064
    (858) 673-1756
    2.1 NS-5
  • Poway
    Discovery Isle
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 52 students
    2.2 miles
    14521 Ted Williams Pkwy
    Poway, CA 92064
    (858) 748-5600
    2.2 PK-K
  • Poway
    St. Michael's School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 536 students
    2.2 miles
    15542 Pomerado Rd
    Poway, CA 92064
    (858) 485-1303
    2.2 PK-8

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