Taproot Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten

  • Our primary Goal is to provide children, between the ages of 2 and 6, a stimulating social and safe learning environment where parents can confidently entrust their children for education with extended care available.
  • Full and 1/2 day, 3 to 5 day schedules are available.
  • Taproot utilizes the Montessori philosophy and method of teaching a curriculum centered on Daily Living Activities and concrete materials to enhance your child's senses, language and math skills.
  • Materials to augment learning about geography, science, art and music are also in the classroom.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded1983
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students41 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Taproot Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio41:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition details are listed on our website.
Admissions DirectorNicole Hall
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  • El Cajon
    Grades: K-6 | 177 students
    2.1 miles
    2100 Greenfield Dr
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 201-8900
    2.1 K-6
    177
  • El Cajon
    Del Rey Schools
    (Christian)
    Grades: NS-12 | 43 students
    1.5 miles
    772 Jamacha Rd
    El Cajon, CA 92019
    (619) 461-3578
    1.5 NS-12
    43

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