My Own Montessori

MOM is more than just a small preschool. It's a place where children equate learning with pleasure; where independence is fostered in a loving environment; where friends learn respect and kindness: and where every child is allowed to feel safe, cared for and recognnized for who they are.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 43 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,500
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

My Own Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1986
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
43 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
My Own Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
28 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
1475 = 5 days per week at 6 hours per day 1345 = 5 days per week at 4 hours per day Part-week also available
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,000
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Gena K. Lawrence

School Notes

  • My Own Montessori (M.O.M.) is a Montessori Pre-school, serving ages 2.3 to 5. Along with the Montessori philosophy we have a strong emphasis in art, and music. The children explore both the indoors and outdoors at will.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does My Own Montessori cost?
My Own Montessori's tuition is approximately $1,500 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of My Own Montessori?
The acceptance rate of My Own Montessori is 50%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. My Own Montessori's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in California with low acceptance rates.
What is My Own Montessori's ranking?
My Own Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Least expensive tuition and Lowest average acceptance rates.
When is the application deadline for My Own Montessori?
The application deadline for My Own Montessori is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is My Own Montessori located?
My Own Montessori is located in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland, CA. There are 2 other private schools located in Rockridge.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 43 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,500
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 28 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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