The Montessori School of La Jolla has been providing high-quality Montessori education and child care to the La Jolla and San Diego communities since 1975. We serve the entire San Diego area because of our central location in La Jolla and our proximity to numerous coastal employment centers.

Our individualized program is designed in accordance with each child’s social and emotional needs, as well as his or her academic and physical development. Our academic curriculum consists of reading, math, practical life, sensorial, geography, cultural subjects, Spanish, computer educational programs, music and woodworking. Extra-curricular activities include gymnastics, dance and Orff music.

Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori was born in Italy in 1870. Dr. Montessori was the first woman to receive a medical degree in Italy, and following graduation she became director of a school for the mentally disabled in Rome.

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Breanna’s Baptism

Our History

Learn about our founder, Carole Sherlock. She started as a volunteer teaching Catholic Montessori-based Sunday School in her local Parish in Renton, Washington.

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Stacking Blocks

Philosophies & Principles

Children progress at their own rate, have freedom of choice with responsibility and self-teaching materials.

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