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Authentic Montessori School 

Preschool, Kindergarten and Elementary in Poway, CA

Early Childhood students working on lesson together

Preschool / Kindergarten

Our Early Childhood Education classroom communities (known as the “The Ladybugs,” “The Bumblebees”, “The Dragonflies” offer a rich variety of opportunities for children to experience freedom within a secure, attractively structured and welcoming environment. Learn more…

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Elementary

The child coming from Early Childhood (Preschool and Kindergarten) to elementary has an especially smooth transition because the materials build upon each other. Learn more…

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Summer Program

Summer brings out fun camps at CMS! Each week is a different theme which lets children explore an interest or develop a new skill. Learn more…

OUR VALUES

     Honesty and Integrity  *  We keep our word                   Life-Long Learners *  We inspire an insatiable curiosity for learning 

     Kindness and Compassion * We are inclusive              Service to Others * We strengthen the community

                                                          Hard Work and Commitment  * We strive for excellence

OUR FACULTY AND STAFF

Our credentialed Montessori teachers work with each child individually and in small groups, fostering competence and independent learning. Country Montessori School (CMS) prides itself on the longevity of its teachers and staff. The school strongly supports staff development and promoting from within. A majority of the teaching staff has been sponsored by the school to obtain their Montessori Credentials. The internal community is a very collaborative and cohesive team who share a passion for the Montessori philosophy.

 Three of the senior faculty have over 20 years at the school.
Eleven of the faculty have over 10 years at the school.
The average tenure of faculty and staff is 10 years.

WASC

   

 Country Montessori School

 

2016 Readers Choice

 

 

May 2018: WASC (Western Association of School and Colleges) Commissioners announced that Country Montessori School’s accreditation has been extended for a further six years based on information provided by the school, the self-study report and the on-site accreditation visit.

Country Montessori School (CMS) in Inland North San Diego / Poway / Rancho Bernardo has been helping children develop their intellectual, physical, social and emotional potential to the fullest since 1989. We are WASC Accredited, and a full member of the American Montessori Society. Country Montessori School program encompasses learning for children of preschool, kindergarten and the elementary ages. Our classrooms are specially designed “prepared environments” which allow each child to develop at their own speed, according to their capacities.

If you’re unfamiliar with the Montessori Method, we invite you to click some of our links to learn more about how this child-centered learning stimulates and motivates children, making the most of their natural love of learning.  Also explore how the curriculum at Country Montessori School prepares a child for further education when they graduate to Middle School and beyond.

If you’d like to see the Montessori Method in action, please CALL US to schedule a tour with our Director of Admissions and Marketing so you can decide if Country Montessori School is the right place for your child.

Admin Corner Jan. 24th, 2020

Country Montessori School Admin Corner January 24, 2020 Video Message - Click Here Produced and edited by River Gailey “The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, ’The children are now working as if I did not exist.”   Upcoming...

Admin Corner Dec. 16th, 2019

Country Montessori School Admin Corner December 16, 2019 “One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.”  Dr. Maria Montessori Upcoming Dates/Events: Pajama Day - Thursday Dec. 19 - Child Care Closes at 5pm Winter Break - Friday...

Admin Corner Dec. 9th, 2019

Country Montessori School Admin Corner December 9, 2019 We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being. Dr. Maria Montessori Upcoming Dates/Events: *Canned Food...

Country Montessori School

Country Montessori has had an Elementary program since it opened in 1989.
In February 2014 the original ranch house was replaced with the new purpose built Elementary building.

Conveniently Located Near: Poway, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Pensquitos, 4s Ranch, Del Sur, Escondido, Scripps Ranch and San Diego residents. 92064, 92128, 92127, 92129, 92131, 92039, 92026, 92029

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