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Montessori School of La Jolla (Soledad Mtn. Rd.)

6540 Soledad Mountain Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

(858) 454-5199


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Environment richly prepared

Children progress at their own rate

Freedom of choice with responsibility

Self-teaching manipulative materials

Character and personality development

Building a positive self-image

Children responsible for themselves and the environment

Recognition of sensitive periods for learning

Sensory-based learning

Self control through lessons in grace and courtesy

Control-of-error built into lessons

Utilizing mixed age groups for positive behavior consequences

Self discipline through work

An interrelated curriculum

Stimulate left and right brain integration

Encourage movement necessary for neuro-muscular development

Individual as well as group interactions

Non-judgmental approach

Appreciation of all life

Inner peace and satisfaction through education

(excerpted from website)

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school