Peninsula Montessori School

  • Since 1978, Peninsula Montessori School has been providing an excellent social, educational and emotional foundation for South Bay children.
  • We believe that the education and development of young children is the most rewarding and important commitment we can make to the South Bay community.
  • Our goal is to provide a nurturing, stimulating and individualized environment, promoting appreciation and respect for self and others, independence, and enthusiasm for learning.
  • Our philosophy of education is the development of the human being to its fullest potential.
  • All members of our highly qualified and trained staff are dedicated to the Montessori approach to education and life.
  • Individualized programs are designed in accordance with each child's social and emotional needs, as well as his or her academic and physical development.
  • We wish to collaborate with you, the parents, in a supportive role, in order to facilitate a unified approach to your child's growth and development.
  • It is only through a cooperative effort between the school and the home that your child is assured the highest quality of education.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students218 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Peninsula Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    2.3 miles
    5446 Crest Road
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    (310)377-2800
    2.3 K-8
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    7.6 miles
    340 Massey St
    Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
    (310)372-7486
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    267
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    Grades: PK-8 | 665 students
    9.8 miles
    1701 Laurel Avenue
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310)545-8559
    9.8 PK-8
    665
  • Manhattan Beach
    Manhattan Academy
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    Grades: PK-4 | 167 students
    9.6 miles
    1740 Manhattan Beach Blvd
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310)374-1804
    9.6 PK-4
    167
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    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310)379-7413
    9.5 NS-1
    41

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