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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 53 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1976

Student Body

Total Students
53 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Sunrise Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition 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 Director
Felicia Danon North

School Notes

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Students: 53 students
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Santa Barbara County, CA is $31,105 for elementary schools and $43,704 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Santa Barbara County, CA is 60% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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