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 Students227 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Peninsula Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes
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    (Roman Catholic)
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    2.3 miles
    5446 Crest Road
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
    (310) 377-2800
    2.3 K-8
    200
  • Hermosa Beach
    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
    7.6 miles
    340 Massey St
    Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
    (310) 372-7486
    7.6 PK-8
    270
  • Manhattan Beach
    American Martyrs School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 722 students
    9.8 miles
    1701 Laurel Avenue
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310) 545-8559
    9.8 K-8
    722
  • Manhattan Beach
    Manhattan Academy
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-4 | 167 students
    9.6 miles
    1740 Manhattan Beach Blvd
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310) 374-1804
    9.6 PK-4
    167
  • Manhattan Beach
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    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: NS-1 | 41 students
    9.5 miles
    1340 11th St
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310) 379-7413
    9.5 NS-1
    41

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