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Welcome to Montessori Center School.

For over fifty years, MCS has been committed to academic excellence, providing students with a quality education, encouraging the development of the whole child and instilling a lifelong love of learning.

Our highly trained teachers have decades of experience and an unmatched passion for the Montessori philosophy. The MCS program emphasizes independence, freedom within limits, and respect for the child. It builds the academic, intellectual, physical, social, and emotional well-being of the child while challenging each child to achieve his or her potential.

Our well-structured classroom environments are inspiring and engaging, allowing exploration of a broad scope of curricular areas. Click here to learn about our academic program offering and campus life.



A Cozy Home Away from Home



Learning How to Think



A Love for Learning



Preparation for Life

COVID-19 update:

MCS is currently open and operating under strict health and safety guidelines. Whether on-campus or remote, we will continue to provide honor our commitment to academic excellence. For information about our school and programs, please contact our Director of Admissions, Alyssa Morris, 805-683-9383, a.morris@mcssb.orgTo view our COVID-19 safety policies and resources, please click here.  




A Note from Admissions:

Montessori Center School is closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, our school will offer one-on-one tours during after-school hours. Our virtual doors are always open. Click here to learn about our academic program offering and campus life.

Dr. Maria Montessori 150th Birthday Celebration

Dr. Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday is August 31, 2020. During the fall 2020 season, MCS will honor the life and legacy of Montessori through events, digital content, fundraising, and more. To learn more about our activities, visit: https://mcssb.org/montessori-150th-anniversary/



TIME | 100 Women of the Year

TIME has named Dr. Maria Montessori as one of the 100 most influential women of the year! Click here to read more.



Tuition Information

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