Hillside Montessori School

  • Grades: PK-KG
  • Student Enrollment: 53
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5 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
  • Address
  • 19900 El Toro Rd
  • Silverado, CA 92676
  • Phone
  • (949) 858-8818
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School Description

Hillside Montessori School enrolls 53 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-KG. It is located in Silverado, CA, which is a small city with a median household income of $78,269.

School Operational Details
  • Montessori
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 200
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Associations
  • Other Montessori association(s)
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5 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
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7 reviews for Hillside Montessori School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on May 23, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My daughter has been going to Hillside Montessori since she was 4 months old. She absolutely loves it there. The staff is great, and I never have to worry about her during the day. I know that she is well taken care of. My daughter is still in the baby room and the teachers are phenomenal. I couldn’t have asked for anything better.
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on May 22, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son has been going to this school/day care since he was 9 months old and he is now 3 and 1/2 years old. All the teachers at this school are very professional and at the same time very caring towards the kids. They are more than willing to go the extra mile to teach kids the right thing. The infant room, the toddler room and the preschool program - all three have been just fantastic for my son's overall development.The fees are also reasonable. I would very strongly recommend this school to everybody.
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on April 25, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Hillside Montessori is an old building, so I guess that is why they are able to get a better price than other schools. My son went there for 2 years, and after I moved away from the area, I had to change his school. I guess I am spoiled by how great Hilside is, great teaching kids manners and a great place for learning. When my son went to the other school, they thought he was some type of genius, he was so ahead than the other kids. I only gave 4 out of 5 starts, because the building is not in the best shape it could be. But I am happy about the academics.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 03, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My daughter went to Hillside for 3 years and she loved it, and so did we. Ms. Agantha is a very special person...loving and supportive in so many ways, and very aware of environmental issues, the importance of a healthy diet, and other topics important to children today. Our daughter has very fond memories of the school, and often wishes she were still there. The education was excellent too...so organized and well balanced, and such a good method of teaching reading. Our daughter is in 2nd grade now and reads at a 5th grade level due to her exceptional start at Hillside.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on April 09, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The teachers in the school are friendly, kind and committed to take care the children. Although the facility is a little old, there are a big front yard for the kids to play and plant plants in the back yard. My daughter has been in the school for almost 3 years until we have to move. She enjoys the school and wants to move the school with her.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 26, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school has been wonderful for my 5 year old. He is excited to go to school everyday, which is quite a change from his last preschool experience, where he cried every day and didnt want to go back. Now he is excitited to show me his daily classwork and newest activity he is learning to master. The teachers here are exceptional and the learning environment is second to none. The children go on nature walks and get plenty of playtime outdoors. I coulndn't be happier and I think my son feels the same way
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 19, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is excellent! My previous occupation was a licensed daycare provider for 10 years and I am so picky. I have seen many daycares and preschools and this school rates A+. The teachers are excellent, there was little to no turnover the entire 2 years my daughter was enrolled. The teachers are honest, kind, and very committed to the education and development of all children in their care. The amount of information my daughter learned including her continents, learning to speak Spanish, other common words in various languages, her sounds, math skills, I could go on and on. The school is smaller, which was nice as well. The school is a little older, but do not let that affect your judgment of the school.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 53
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 4.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 3.3
  • Percent Minority Students: 5.7%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 5 (9.4%)
  • Females: 48 (90.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Hillside Montessori School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black--
Asian23.8%
Hispanic11.9%
White1018.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Hillside Montessori School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten4075.5%
Kindergarten1324.5%
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010
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