Smart Start Montessori

  • Montessori Academy of North Hollywood is a privately owned preschool dedicated to the holistic nurturing of children and their families through the Montessori approach to education.
  • Our preschool program is a hands on sensorial approach to education, with many activities to help develop hand – eye coordination, concentration, independence, and socialization.
  • Preschool children are exposed to beginning writing, letter recognition, counting, colors, shapes, sizes, etc in a hands on tactile approach, using the Montessori apparatus.
  • At our Kindergarten level the students read and write, do additions, subtractions, and even multiplications using the Montessori equipment, before going into our Grade One.
  • Apart from these, the children also get many enrichment activities, such as arts and crafts, music, singing, poetry, painting, dancing, gymnastics, and a foreign language (Spanish) at no extra cost. Piano lessons are available for a small fee.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1982
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students40 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Smart Start Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio40:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Crafts, Field Trips, Gymnastics, Music and Dancing, Spanish
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Encino
    Grades: PK-K | 124 students
    7.5 miles
    4963 Balboa Blvd
    Encino, CA 91316
    (818) 788-9442
    7.5 PK-K
    124
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: NS-6 | 79 students
    9.4 miles
    4475 Eagle Rock Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90041
    (323) 257-3709
    9.4 NS-6
    79
  • Los Angeles
    Baxter Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 54 students
    9.3 miles
    2101 Echo Park Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90026
    (323) 663-6053
    9.3 PK-1
    54
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: NS-PK | 30 students
    6.1 miles
    1105 North Laurel Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90046
    (323) 650-2922
    6.1 NS-PK
    30
  • Los Angeles
    Camelot Kids Preschool
    Camelot Kids Preschool Photo - water day, summer program
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 101 students
    7.7 miles
    2880 Rowena Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90039
    (323) 662-2663
    7.7 NS-K
    101

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