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 Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1976

Student Body

Total Students53 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Sunrise Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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
Average Financial Aid Grant$250
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorFelicia Danon North

School Notes

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Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Sunrise Montessori School is Anacapa School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cachuma Elementary And Middle School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: 7-12 | 44 students
    1.1 miles
    814 Santa Barbara St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 965-0228
    1.1 7-12
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: PK-7 | 6 students
    1.2 miles
    4500 Highway 154
    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    (805) 701-4036
    1.2 PK-7
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: 6-9 | 160 students
    1.2 miles
    1321 Alameda Padre Serra
    Santa Barbara, CA 93103
    (805) 682-2989
    1.2 6-9
  • Santa Barbara
    Notre Dame School
    Notre Dame School Photo - Notre Dame School is a Catholic elementary school in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 237 students
    1.7 miles
    33 E Micheltorena St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 965-1033
    1.7 K-8
  • Santa Barbara
    Grades: 7-12 | 19 students
    1.7 miles
    33 E Micheltorena St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
    (805) 683-1111
    1.7 7-12

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