Rising Star Montessori

Tel: (510)865-4536
  • Rising Star Montessori School provides a high quality educational program for children based on the philosophy and methods developed by Maria Montessori.
  • In addition to our concern for the health and safety of the children, we emphasize a total education program.
  • Our academic excellence thrives in a warm, nurturing environment that promotes the self-esteem of each individual child.
  • We advocate global diversity by studying many cultures, embracing and respecting the people in our modern world. Our philosophy is based on the observations and writings of Dr. Maria Montessori who was a scientist, educator and the first woman to earn a medical degree in Italy.
  • Our curriculum instructs children in language arts, math, the interrelated study of life and physical sciences, history, culture, geography, the arts, and practical life skills.
  • We have integrated the Montessori methods and curriculum with traditional public and private school curricula.
  • Our school employs current research and theories in child development and educational methods.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1982
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students125 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
62%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeRising Star Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease see our website for tuition costs.
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  • Berkeley
    Grades: K-8 | 101 students
    7.2 miles
    2722 Benvenue Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94705
    (510)549-0605
    7.2 K-8
    101
  • Berkeley
    Grades: K-6 | 82 students
    7.6 miles
    2446 Mckinley Ave
    Berkeley, CA 94703
    (510)841-7248
    7.6 K-6
    82
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-5 | 109 students
    5.6 miles
    40 Dulwich Rd
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)428-2606
    5.6 K-5
    109
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-8 | 55 students
    1.6 miles
    2101 Livingston St
    Oakland, CA 94606
    (510)436-4466
    1.6 K-8
    55
  • Oakland
    Grades: K-12 | 686 students
    6.5 miles
    1 Hiller Dr
    Oakland, CA 94618
    (510)843-2512
    6.5 K-12
    686

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