Sunrise Montessori School

  • Sunrise Montessori School is inspired by the original "Casa dei Bambini" established in 1907 by Dr. Maria Montessori in Rome, Italy.
  • Dr. Montessori created this way of schooling through intense study, observation and by offering children respect and access to constructive materials and careful instruction.
  • The Montessori philosophy fosters an environment where children are encouraged to grow at their own pace and develop positive self-esteem, self reliance, and self discipline.
  • With a full understanding of the Montessori philosophy and practice, our staff relates to each child with warmth and acceptance.
  • Recognizing that each child is unique, our program is individualized to satisfy the child`s underlying interests and needs.
  • Excellent Developmentally Based Education for the Young Child, Following the Philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.
  • Sunrise provides premium education combining wonderful learning materials, love, warmth, and clear guidance all in a beautiful and homey setting.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students41 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 43%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition is based on quantitiy of days and hours attending. From $630 to $1640 per student depending.
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant$250
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorFelicia Danon North

School Notes

  • Please see our website sunrisesantabarbara.com

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