Tara Redwood School

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  • Tara Redwood School provides a curriculum and environment that nurtures the innate positive qualities within each child.
  • The school strives to stimulate an intense interest in and joy of learning and an opportunity for each child to fully explore their particular area of interest.
  • We provide a program that addresses not only our students' various talents but, just as importantly, their emotional and inner development.
  • Our school strives to develop the 'whole child:' mental, physical and spiritual.
  • The approach we use is an integration of Montessori and Essential Education.
  • Tara Redwood School provides a curriculum and environment that nurtures the innate positive qualities within each child.
  • The school strives to stimulate an intense interest in and joy of learning and an opportunity for each child to fully explore their particular area of interest.
  • We provide a program that addresses not only our students' various talents but, just as importantly, their emotional and inner development.
  • Our school strives to develop the 'whole child:' mental, physical and spiritual.
  • The approach we use is an integration of Montessori and Essential Education.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1989
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students58 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Tara Redwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size9 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorPam Cayton
Admissions AssociateYvonne Reynolds

School Notes

  • Tara Redwood School provides a curriculum and environment that nurtures the innate positive qualities within each child. The school strives to stimulate an intense interest in and joy of learning and an opportunity for each child to fully explore their particular area of interest. We provide a program that addresses not only our students' various talents but, just as importantly, their emotional and inner development. Our school strives to develop the 'whole child:' mental, physical and spiritual. The approach we use is an integration of Montessori and Essential Education. Tara Redwood School provides a curriculum and environment that nurtures the innate positive qualities within each child. The school strives to stimulate an intense interest in and joy of learning and an opportunity for each child to fully explore their particular area of interest. We provide a program that addresses not only our students' various talents but, just as importantly, their emotional and inner development. Our school strives to develop the 'whole child:' mental, physical and spiritual. The approach we use is an integration of Montessori and Essential Education.
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    (831)465-3301
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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My Daughter goes to Tara Redwood and she is thriving. We tried public school but with big class sizes and a generic approach to teaching she wasn't doing well. We put her in Tara and she is doing so much better. Individual learning programs, small classrooms and lots of fun activities have made her want to come to school and excited for the day. She also loves the yoga and music program.
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My daughter of 8 goes to this school and since she began studying here, her level of communication and sharing has improved drastically. She is also so informed on world geography and the cultures of our planet. Her reading anxiety has pretty much completely decreased. In one year, she has learned to read musical notes and play the violin too. The community of this school is very kind and prompt to help each other out, which for a working parent, this is a major plus. I highly recommend Tara Redwood School and its innovative curriculum.
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Tara Redwood School is a jewel of a school. My children have absolutely thrived here!
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