New Morning Montessori School

  • New Morning Montessori is an environment for children ages two through five that offers opportunitities for development uniquely suited to the nature of young children.
  • The Montessori program is designed to help the child develop independence, responsibility,self-discipline, and a joy for learning.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.International Montessori Council (IMC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1978
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSame as school year fees

Student Body

Total Students48 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size32 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes3 half day minimum $289 5 extended day maximum $830 Multiple combinations available call school for options and more prices
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMelissa Smith
Admissions AssociateMartina Ohland

School Notes

  • The school recognizes the uniqueness in personality and development of each child. Each child works at their own pace according to their own needs and interests. The child may choose from a variety of easily accessible activities. This freedom of choice allows the child to gain experience in making decisions, The choice to work on an activity for as long as needed, and to repeat as often as desired helps the child develop concentration, attention span, self motivation and confidence.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ukiah
    Grades: K-12 | 175 students
    3.2 miles
    2001 Talmage Rd
    Ukiah, CA 95482
    3.2 K-12
  • Redwood Valley
    Grades: PK-12 | 95 students
    7.4 miles
    8555 Uva Drive
    Redwood Valley, CA 95470
    7.4 PK-12

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in California is $11,392 for elementary schools and $19,885 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).