Mountain Blvd Montessori School

Mountain Boulevard Montessori School was founded in 1983 to address, not only the demanding and complex needs of today's pre-school child, but the family as well.
The school was founded with four goals in mind. First, your child's school should be as environmentally and eco-friendly as possible. Second, the school should be a safe haven for learning.
Third, the school should be educationally, cognitively, and emotionally stimulating. Finally, your child's school is your family's partner in the educational process and should be ready to assist the family in addressing any issues affecting the student.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 45 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,995
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
45 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Mountain Blvd Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition is inclusive of all charges such as extended daycare. Wi-Fi Apple IMac computer, Mandarin and Spanish language instruction, music, and gymnastics classes.Please call for current tuition rates
Summer Program Cost
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Eleni Wanken
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mountain Blvd Montessori School cost?
Mountain Blvd Montessori School's tuition is approximately $1,995 for private students and $1,995 for summer students.
When is the application deadline for Mountain Blvd Montessori School?
The application deadline for Mountain Blvd Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Mountain Blvd Montessori School located?
Mountain Blvd Montessori School is located in the Leona Heights neighborhood of Oakland, CA.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
My daughters have been at the school for about 3 years now. I can def say that we have had a wonderful experience with the staff and families that are at the school. My kids are spoiled in the sense that this school is more of a family environment which so far has cared for my girls as if they were their own. The girls have learned and grown so much since starting. They 99% of the time do not want to leave and or look forward to going to school. It's a punishment if they are not allowed to attend school. I also appreciate the language emersion piece, which to us is an added bonus as the girls are learning Mandarin and Spanish. Again like previously mentions this is a hidden gem.
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My child has absolutely thrived at Mountain Blvd Montessori and has been there for over 2 years now. She has and continues to be a happy, smart, kind, caring child that can read and count to 100 at the age of 4.The staff and owners are so caring and take the time and effort to get to know every child. Ms. Kathy is the most amazing person and teacher and loves every kid as if they were one of her own. We receive regular updates regarding staff and events, and all parents are welcome to volunteer at the school. I highly recommend this school and every individual on staff.
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My husband and I viewed the previous review and decided to take a "look see" at this school. Boy, are we glad we did ! Our daughter just started and it was so thrilling to watch her jump right into the class. This is a great first step for my child. I highly recommend it.
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This is the best value for quality Montessori education for a family on a budget. My husband and I toured all of the Montessori programs in Oakland and Berkeley. Most were at least $1600 a month and some were even much as $2100 a month. For environment, curriculum, and value Mtn Blvd Montessori is the leader. This is truly a best kept secret.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 45 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,995
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Oakland, CA is $23,917 for elementary schools and $26,088 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Oakland, CA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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