School Of Little Scholars

932 Buena Vista Street
Duarte, CA 91010
Tel: (626)357-9660
  • School of Little Scholars' private preschool and kindergarten programs promote each child's social, emotional, cognitive, and academic development in positive ways designed to further curiosity and creativity.
  • Each classroom environment creatively respects the developmental needs of each student.
  • School of Little Scholars will not compromise its mission of nurturing the positive growth and development of children.
  • The security and safety of Serendipity students are paramount. The students' happiness and personal growth are the products of the caring and loving staff and the positive physical environment of the school.
  • The success of School of Little Scholars will be measured by witnessing our students who not only find happiness and joy in our educational setting but who learn with incredible proficiency.
  • Our curriculum encompasses each child's participation, interest, enthusiasm, and ideas.
  • Children at School of Little Scholars may express their ideas and follow their dreams without subjective or artificial restrictions.
  • Our loving, well-educated, and experienced staff respect, encourage, and guide Serendipity students while respecting individual temperaments, talents, and abilities.
  • Little Scholars children learn through positive, cognitive activities directed by talented, caring teachers.
  • They sense that School of Little Scholars is a "home-away-from-home" school where they will receive a wonderful education in a nurturing, positive environment.
  • All aspects of teaching take place in relaxed, nurturing atmospheres.
  • Self-esteem takes precedence. Little Scholars students are encouraged to learn to make their own decisions and to solve problems.
  • Our ultimate objective envisions the long-term personal and educational growth of our students that will bolster their personal and professional success and happiness.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students46 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSchool Of Little Scholars Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$480
Tuition Notes$480.00 Full Time Program 9-3 M-F $120.00 Extended Day Care 6:30-9, 3-6
Admissions DirectorIda Tillmann

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Kid Fit, Spanish Class, Warrior Tots

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Class, Piano Class

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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 157 students
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    Monrovia, CA 91016
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  • Duarte
    Grades: NS-8 | 127 students
    1 miles
    822 Bradbourne Ave
    Duarte, CA 91010
    (626)301-9809
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  • Monrovia
    Foothill Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 4 students
    1.3 miles
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  • Monrovia
    Tzu Chi Great Love
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 72 students
    1.3 miles
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    Monrovia, CA 91016
    (626)305-1188
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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $10,524 for elementary schools and $17,068 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).