Newport Montessori has been serving the community for over 40 years.
We serve toddler, primary and K1 children.  Our school promotes the teachings of Dr. Maria Montessori, who believed that all deserve the opportunity to become the most complete "person" possible; continuing her work, we are dedicated to growing confidence, creativity and strength in each of the children entrusted to our care.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-1
  • Students: 136 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,200
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Newport Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-1
Year Founded
1976
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
136 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Newport Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
24 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(neat, comfortable and functional)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies on the child's age and program selected.
Summer Program Cost
$1,200
Summer Program Cost Notes
Tuition varies on the child's age and program selected.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Brittany Brito
Admissions Associate
Mary Mellone

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Ceramics, dance class, martial arts, Piano, Yoga

School Notes

  • At Newport Montessori School, each child progresses at his or her own pace- free to choose from and work with a world of vivid "sensorial" materials and tools of "discovery". Our dedicated staff encourages independent thinking and individual learning. We work toward the enhancement of each child's awareness of and participation in the "wholeness of life".

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
My daughter loves this preschool. She's only been going for a year and she is already ahead for her age. She's only 3 and already reading books to me!! Best investment ever!
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5  
My niece is smart. She's not even in kindergarten yet, but largely in part to Newport Montessori School. She can read and she knows some basics about dance, art, music, and tennis. She aced her entrance exam into an honors program, she can give you a breakdown of every Disney film, and on some days she even gets to take field trips to the water park and Pink Berry.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-1
  • Students: 136 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $1,200
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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