Peninsula Montessori School

  • Peninsula Montessori school is accredited by the American Montessori Society and serves as an AMS Teacher Training Center.
  • Peninsula Montessori implements the educational philosophy of Maria Montessori as embodied in the following principles.
  • 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.
  • The goal is to provide a specific structure which fulfills the social, physical, emotional, and psychological needs of each child.
  • The toddler environment allows space for movement, individual work, and group activities.
  • The design of the environment is proportionate to the child's size.
  • The children in the toddler program are given the opportunity to develop skills in language, art, music, sensorial, and practical life.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5

Student Body

Total Students185 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Peninsula Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Redondo Beach
    Riviera Hall Lutheran School
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    Grades: PK-8 | 220 students
    1.2 miles
    330 Palos Verdes Blvd
    Redondo Beach, CA 90277
    (310) 375-5528
    1.2 PK-8
    220
  • Fountain Valley
    Grades: NS-2 | 184 students
    25.9 miles
    18410 Brookhurst St
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    (714) 593-8333
    25.9 NS-2
    184
  • Huntington Beach
    LePort School
    LePort School Photo - Montessori preschool and private school playground.
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-3 | 101 students
    20.3 miles
    16081 Waikiki Lane
    Huntington Beach, CA 92649
    (714) 907-4672
    20.3 NS-3
    101
  • Huntington Beach
    Grades: PK-5 | 110 students
    21.2 miles
    5702 Clark Dr Bldg B
    Huntington Beach, CA 92649
    (714) 377-5779
    21.2 PK-5
    110
  • Manhattan Beach
    Manhattan Academy
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-4 | 167 students
    4.1 miles
    1740 Manhattan Beach Blvd
    Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
    (310) 374-1804
    4.1 PK-4
    167

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