Best Montessori Schools in the Bay Area

These Montessori Schools were voted the Bay Area’s 2019 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here. 

Silicon Valley

Gold: Casa dei Bambini. A multicultural, international Montessori school with rich curriculum. 457 College Ave., Palo Alto. 650-473-9401.

Silver: Casa di Mir Montessori School. 90 E. Latimer Ave., Campbell. 408-370-3073.

Bronze: Mandala Children’s House. 5038 Hyland Ave., San Jose. 408-251-8633.

SF and Marin

Gold: Maria Montessori School of the Golden Gate. A nonprofit school providing three levels of education and day care. 62 Lenox Way, San Francisco. 415-731-8188.

Silver: Montessori Children's House of the West Coast. 25 Lake St., San Francisco. 415-922-9235.


Gold: North Shoreview Montessori. This public Montessori school offers preschool through middle school and was designated as a California Distinguished School in 2012. 1301 Cypress Ave., San Mateo. 650-312-7588.

Silver: Beresford Montessori. 1717 Gum St., San Mateo, 650-571-8749. 178 Clinton St., Redwood City, 650-367-5027.

Bronze: San Mateo Montessori. 15 14th Ave., San Mateo. 650-571-5095.

East Bay

Gold: Fountainhead Montessori School. It has schools in Orinda, Dublin, Danville and Livermore that follow the Montessori philosophy of teaching. Some of the schools include language immersion programs. Multiple East Bay locations. 925-820-1343.

Silver: Montessori Schools of Fremont. Multiple East Bay locations.

Bronze: Springfield Montessori School. 2780 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, 925-944-0626. 5100 Brannigan St., Dublin, 925-828-5102.

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