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San Anselmo Montessori School

San Anselmo Montessori School
100 Shaw Drive
San Anselmo, CA 94960


Stellar preschool in San Anselmo

San Anselmo Montessori School is an absolute gem among preschools. My husband and I have sent all three of our children there and we can say without a doubt that it was the best decision we ever made. It is an environment that fosters confidence in children. Children are allowed to be themselves and to participate where they are comfortable participating. There is ample space for them to explore and discover things on their terms and it makes for a sweet and gentle learning environment. The outdoor play area is large enough for active kids to stretch their legs but small enough for them to feel safe. The teachers are top notch and are trained to understand not only the cognitive growth of a child but also the social and emotional growth and how to nurture that. There is a beautiful little garden and greenhouse space for exploring the dirt and plants. The children get such pleasure from harvesting and tasting all of the fruits and vegetables. One of our favorite programs is the author visit program. The authors come to the school to read and speak to the children and then the the kids get to go home with a personalized, signed copy of the book. There are many fabulous guests that come to introduce kids to art, music, science or theatre. Our children left the school knowing who they were and thrived in primary school and beyond. Highly recommended!

An Extra-Ordinary School!!

"They (the teachers) let you do things for yourself and that's what learning is, not when someone does it for you." That's a quote from my daughter, Olivia, when I recently asked her what she liked most about her school. Olivia currently attends Kindergarten at San Anselmo Montessori School, after completing two years of their preschool program. If you're looking for a preschool thru Kindergarten where your child truly develops the "love of learning" that we all aspire to for our children, then you've found it in SAMS! In a word, EXTRA-ORDINARY!!

Our whole family loved our

Our whole family loved our experience at San Anselmo Montessori School. Both my son and daughter were extremely happy there. SAMS has a warm, happy and calm environment. All types of children find endless interesting tasks, projects and games to keep them busy and not wanting to go home. The parent community is wonderful and, as a family, we made many lasting friendships. I can't recommend SAMS strongly enough.

No Comparison!

I am a San Anselmo mother of three children. Currently my second child (my oldest attended SAMS for two years) attends SAMS. I have always been happy with SAMS and always appreciated the warm and loving environment for my children. This year, as my third was approaching preschool age, I decided to take a look again at other preschools in our area. Through this process of touring other schools, I was pleased to find that there really is no comparison to SAMS. I did not find a school with the quality of teachers found at SAMS, so engaged, genuinely interested and loving. In addition, there was no comparison to the learning environment found at is unique, purposeful, and meaningful. My children have always loved going to SAMS and I am so looking forward to having my third child have this same experience.