Lifetime Montessori School is Open For In-Person Learning
Toddler, Primary and Elementary School Enrollment Available Now!
By: Lifetime Montessori school
"Lifetime Montessori School employs all CDC and SD County Health Department mandated protocols to ensure safety at every turn," Kristin Edwards, M.Ed., Director, says. "Since May, we've implemented intense safety protocols that have shown that our private Montessori school is a safe space for students and staff."
Here is a breakdown of Lifetime's initiatives:
• An EPA approved 'fogger' is used to spray down each room every day after class to alleviate germs
• Everyone ages 2 and up wears a mask
• Tables, nap beds and circle time distances are now far away from each other
• Some work is done outside because the school has a large outdoor and playground area
• Students wash their hands EVERY 45 minutes
• Montessori classrooms and ALL materials are disinfected throughout each day
• Lunches and snacks are brought from home.
The Value of Learning In-Person
"Public school elementary students may benefit from 'Zoom' computer teaching but those kids are not taught like Montessori classroom students," says Edwards. "The Montessori Method gives kids an individualized curricula rather than rote memorization. Then, Montessori students are taught in a maximum 15:1 student-to-teacher ratio for faster learning. Most importantly, though, is the value of peers teaching peers, thereby creating a student motivation to learn."
"So, we've built safety protocols at each turn to ensure that in-person learning is as safe as we can make it," Edwards says. "Since May, we've been working with parents to bypass an anticipated learning gap between kids in school and kids remaining at home with their parents until January. "We want our students not to skip a beat during this crucial time and in-person learning is far more impactful than a computer screen. Kids need social interactions more than adults."
Lifetime Montessori School in Santaluz, an inland San Diego suburb, offers both virtual and in-person tours to see the facility as well as its safety protocols. Spaces are for in-person learning in toddler, primary thru K, and elementary school programs are available.
Our English/Spanish bilingual school is located at 14727 Camino De La Luna. The school serves nearly 200 students who live in the Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Penasquitos, 4S, Del Sur, Carmel Valley, and Santaluz communities. Full day primary and elementary school costs are $14,650 per year. Half-day toddler and primary programs average $12,500. The full day toddler program costs $15,500.
To apply and enroll your child, visit the school's website at: https://lifetimemontessorischool.com/