These Montessori Schools were voted the Bay Area’s 2020 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: Mandala Children’s House. Founded in 1975, the school follows a model committed to the development of the whole child. 5038 Hyland Ave., San Jose. 408-251-8633. mandalachildrenshouse.com.
Silver: Casa dei Bambini. 457 College Ave., Palo Alto. 650-473-9401. cdeib.com.
Bronze: Casa di Mir Montessori School. 90 E. Latimer Ave., Campbell. 408-370-3073. casadimir.org.
Gold: Beresford Montessori. Offers a year-round Montessori preschool and kindergarten program as well as an afternoon Spanish immersion program and summer camps. 1717 Gum St., San Mateo. 650-571-8749. 178 Clinton St., Redwood City. 650-367-5027. beresfordmontessori.com.
Silver: Burlingame Montessori. 525 California Drive, Burlingame. 650-342-4445. 797 Santa Margarita, Suite A, Millbrae. 650-872-1112. burlingamemontessoriinc.org.
Bronze: Casa dei Bambini School. 1835 Valota Road, Redwood City. 650-362-3352. cdeib.com/index.html.
Gold: San Francisco Montessori Academy. The goal of this Montessori preschool is to allow students to foster their own skills in a safe environment where they can establish independence and grow their self-esteem. 1566 32nd Ave. and 1283 22nd Ave., San Francisco. 415-759-5710. sfmontessoriacademy.com.
Silver: Maria Montessori School of the Golden Gate. 62 Lenox Way, San Francisco. 415-731-8188. sfmontessori.com.
Bronze: Montessori Children’s House of the West Coast. 25 Lake St., San Francisco. 415-922-9235. mchsf.com.
Gold: Springfield Montessori School. Celebrating its 30th year, this school aims to provide toddlers through kindergarteners a love of learning and foundation of independence. 2780 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, 925-944-0626; 5100 Brannigan St., Dublin, 925-828-5102. springfieldmontessoriwc.com.
Silver: Grand Lake Montessori. 466 Chetwood St., Oakland. 510-863-4313. grandlakemontessori.com.
Bronze: Montessori School of Fremont. Multiple East Bay locations. montessori-fremont.com.