University Montessori School

  • Northwood Montessori Schools of Irvine was created to meet the increasing demand for the quality of our program.
  • This school serves toddlers from 1 year of age and walking and continues through the first grade.
  • Montessori Schools of Irvine programs are based on the strong foundation of early childhood education created by Dr. Maria Montessori.
  • This method recognizes that children are born with an "absorbent mind" the natural ability to learn by spontaneously absorbing knowledge from their environment.
  • Based on this respect and understanding of the child, the Montessori environment encourages the child to explore.
  • What they discover is an enriched world of beauty, peace, and interest to promote learning the natural way.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students27 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
54%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade University Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Irvine
    The Children's Center Of St. An
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: NS-PK | 125 students
    3.4 miles
    4400 Barranca Pkwy
    Irvine, CA 92604
    (949) 651-0198
    3.4 NS-PK
    125
  • Irvine
    Irvine Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-1 | 147 students
    3.1 miles
    17575 Cartwright Rd
    Irvine, CA 92614
    (949) 752-7217
    3.1 PK-1
    147
  • Irvine
    Jenny Hart Early Education Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-K | 120 students
    3.1 miles
    4445 Alton Pkwy
    Irvine, CA 92604
    (949) 786-7392
    3.1 PK-K
    120
  • Irvine
    Leport School
    Leport School Photo - Montessori childcare for infants
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 93 students
    6 miles
    1 Technology Drive, Building A
    Irvine, CA 92618
    (949) 427-3968
    6 PK-K
    93
  • Irvine
     TVT Community Day School
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    Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-12 | 605 students
    0.9 miles
    5 Federation Way
    Irvine, CA 92603
    (949) 509-9500
    0.9 PK-12
    605

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