La Jolla Montessori School is Open For In-Person Learning!
Fall Term for Toddler and Preschool Enrollment Available Now!
By: La Jolla Montessori School
"Since May, our private school in La Jolla has employed all CDC and San Diego County Health Department mandated protocols to ensure safety at every turn," says Kelly McFarland, M.Ed., Director of La Jolla Montessori School. "Based on our success during the past three months of implementing safety protocols, our school has been shown to be a safe space for both our students and staff."
"Here are some of our initiatives,"
• An EPA approved 'fogger' is used to spray down each room every day after class
• Masks are mandatory for all staff and children two and up
• Tables, nap beds and circle time distances have been placed far away from each other
• Since the school has a large outdoor and playground area, some classes are outside
• Students wash their hands EVERY 45 minutes
• Montessori classrooms and ALL materials are disinfected throughout each day
• Lunches and snacks are brought from home.
Why Staying in School is Important
"Here are two reasons why staying in school is important for toddlers and preschoolers--
social interaction and peer learning," McFarland says. "Kids need to be with other kids to develop socially. Age-grouped peer learning is a Montessori concept and designed to show younger children 'how to do things' from older children."
The Montessori Method is based on individualized learning, making choices, taking your time to succeed and developing confidence with each new task.
"Learning 'on-site and live' while employing educated, experienced Montessori classroom teachers in a low student-to-teacher setting with ample indoor and outdoor spacing is a key bonus going forward," she said.
"Our extensive safety protocols and precautions—
La Jolla Montessori School offers both a virtual and in-person tour to see the school using safety protocols. Spaces are available for in-person learning for the toddler and preschool thru Kindergarten programs. This English/Spanish Bilingual school in La Jolla is located at 8745 La Jolla Scenic Drive North, two minutes from the intersection of I-5 and La Jolla Village Drive. Full day rates range between $14,950 and $15,750 depending on toddler or preschool programs.
To apply and enroll your child, visit the school's website at https://lajollamontessorischool.com/