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Southern California Montessori School



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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $584,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,820.

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Posted September 12, 2013

great teachers, wonderful families, excellent support. the leadership is amazing and my child is really blossoming at this school.
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Posted January 18, 2011

we are extremely happy with this school. Experienced and nurturing teachers help little boys and girls to become self confident and independent individuals, by recognizing the special gifts that each of them has. The director is a great leader and just a wonderful human being, who is always available to parents; this little school is the best kept secret on the west side. Lucia, a parent.
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Posted December 7, 2010

This school is the best kept secret in Los Angeles. The students thrive under the care and direction of the incredibly experienced teachers. Very few of the schools we visited had the knowledge that these teachers have. There is a diverse group of children with a great supportive parental network. We feel lucky that we found this very special place!
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Posted February 23, 2010

This is a fantastic preschool, with teachers who really take the time to recognize each of the children as individuals. And, with hours ranging from 7:30am-6pm, it is a working parent's oasis on the Westside. The children are happy, and there is quite a bit of enthusiastic parental involvement. We consider ourselves (and our son) lucky that we found this school.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Two or more races 51% 3%
Hispanic 49% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0% 11%
Black 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
White 0% 26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1430 Centinela Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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Phone: (310) 820-3925


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