Valley Montessori School

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Our Mission: Valley Montessori School educates the whole child and inspires a joyful pursuit of learning.
Our Values: Authentic Montessori Philosophy VMS is guided by the principles and techniques of Maria Montessori to deliver a rich, engaging learning environment.
VMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society and adheres to authentic practices recommended by this organisation.
The Child VMS teachers guide children to self-discovery by embracing curiosity, creativity, and individual choice through meaningful work, so that they can realise their own unique journey.
Academic Excellence VMS students are encouraged, empowered, and equipped to reach their highest potential.
Respect VMS cultivates a harmonious environment of esteem, fairness and value for oneself, the classroom, the community and the world.
Building Community & Global Citizens VMS fosters a deep sense of citizenship in the classroom that carries into family and beyond and develops ambassadors of positive change.

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Valley Montessori School places among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1976
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
490 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Valley Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Elyssa Bishop

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Cooking, Dance

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Guitar, Piano

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The average private school tuition in Alameda County, CA is $15,836 for elementary schools and $20,570 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alameda County, CA is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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