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Oakland Montessori School

Oakland Montessori School is a private center-based preschool in Oakland, CA for children ages 2 years through 3 years.

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Combining current research on children’s developmental needs and Maria Montessori’s proven principles, we guide children to develop the emergent skills for success they will need in the future: participation and leadership, problem-solving, creative thinking, perseverance, and focus. Our children always have innovative ideas for how to solve problems, learn new things, and even how to paint—and at Oakland Montessori School (OMS), we respect and support their creativity. We offer the children freedom of choice within limits—a long work period and a multi-year program make sure everyone gets a chance to try everything. Important work for young children includes dramatic play—practicing all the skills they see adults around them use every day—like ironing, talking on the phone, and planning a birthday party. We encourage our children to always be open to new experiences. Teachers provide caring role models and children learn math, reading, and Spanish; they also learn how to care for each other, be good friends, and teach younger children.

Quick Facts
Facility Type:Center-Based Preschool Ages:2 – 3 years
Institution Type:Private Gender:Coeducational
Established:Not Available Religion:Not Available
Licensed:No Dress Code:No Dress Code

Curriculum

Typical Day

Students may enroll 3-5 days per week.

Programs and Tuition

Class Type Age Range School Days Hours
All classes 2 – 3 years M, T, W, Th, F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Schedule School Days Hours
Afternoon Half-day M, T, W, Th, F 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Full-day M, T, W, Th, F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Morning Half-day M, T, W, Th, F 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Early Arrival
Extended daycare is available from 7:30-8:30 and 4:30-6:00

Students and Staff

Enrollment Statistics
Total Enrollment: 48

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