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Are you an accredited Montessori school?
Our schools are among only 200 schools in the United States to be accredited by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), the governing body founded by Dr. Maria Montessori in 1929 to preserve her legacy. AMI consultants visit every three years to ensure the schools maintain standards of quality.
Are you a religious school?
Our schools are non-sectarian and are not affiliated with any church or religion. Students from a wide-range of ethnicities and religious beliefs attend our campuses and we foster an environment of cultural sensitivity and mutual respect.
What are the hours of the school?
The school is open from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Class times vary by program.
Do you offer after school programs?
Yes, after school programs are available for our students at all levels. Please note that these programs are only available for children enrolled in our school.
Do you offer music lessons?
Yes, read more about it on the Music page.
Do you offer a summer camp?
Our Toddler and Primary classrooms operate on a year round schedule. We do operate a summer day camp for Elementary age children. Read more about it on our Summer page.
Are students given standardized tests?
Standardized testing starts at our school in the fourth grade. The scores are reported to parents at the end of the year as part of a comprehensive evaluation of the child’s social, emotional and academic development.
How can parents be involved?
All parents are members of our Parent Group and are invited to participate in the classroom and school in a variety of ways, which are explained in the family acclimation process.
Do you offer childcare during holidays?
Childcare is offered on some holidays when school is not in session. Please refer to our calendar for details.
How do you screen your employees?
All employees, teachers, assistants, administrators and staff receive a full background check through the FBI and Department of Justice. We do not employ any person with a criminal record.
Do you offer hot lunch?
Yes, a nutritious hot lunch program is prepared on site and served for an additional fee (Sacramento campuses only). Children may also bring a lunch from home.
How often are parent-teacher conferences?
Formal parent teacher conferences are held twice a year, in the Fall and Spring, at which the child’s social, emotional and academic progress is discussed in detail. Parents may also schedule a meeting with the teacher at any time throughout the year, as needed.
What is your tax ID number?
Our Federal Tax ID numbers are:
Woodland Montessori: 73-1689012
Montessori Country Day: 73-1689011
Bergamo Montessori School: 20-1649399