Chase Ranch Montessori School

Preschool in El Cajon, CA
Preschool in El Cajon, CA We currently have your child's developing requirements in mind as we supply a multi-sensory academic learning environment with the child as its center. The teaching technique is built on the Montessori Method, named after the originator, Maria Montessori. Individualized lessons, tiny class size and multi-age grouping enhance a non-competitive learning approach where socialization, academics and psychological requirements meld into the education of the entire child. A warm, cozy, home-like environment with rambling grounds and country gardens supplies a safe.

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1090 South Anza Street
El Cajon, CA
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CRMS Philosophy
read moreChase Ranch Montessori School provides a developmental approach for social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth. We offer your child the opportunity to be and feel secure, safe, and happy in a loving, home-like environment. The goals of Chase Ranch Montessori School are: To appreciate the importance and uniqueness of each child. To foster each child's confidence and self-esteem. To offer the best in learning experiences and creative opportunities. To foster a learning environment where children love to learn.
Tuition Rates
read moreTuition is based on an annual rate divided into 10 monthly payments. Tuition may be paid in advance annually, semi-annually, or monthly. We accept Personal Checks, Money Orders, Cashier's checks or Credit/Debit Card payments. We do not accept actual cash for tuition payments, please convert this to one fo the forms described. Monthly payments are due on the 20th of each month. Although we attempt to keep this list current, please contact us for the current rates. Note: In a recent survey of Montessori schools in San Diego County of similar quality, Chase Ranch was the most competitively priced.
read moreChase Ranch Montessori School is proud to offer scholarships for families that need additional help to allow their children to attend our Montessori preschool and kindergarten programs. WHAT IS IT WORTH? Our scholarship program is worth up to $1000 per year. If you qualify for a $1000 scholarship, then the scholarship is applied to your tuition on a monthly basis, at the rate of the scholarship divided by ten months for that year. For a $1000 scholarship, this equates to a $100 reduction in your monthly tuition rate, for example.
read moreOur teachers are an important part of our preschool. Their personalities and attitudes create the environment that affects the behavior of your children. They have a genuine interest in children and an overall understanding of their developmental needs. Our teachers work together to create a warm, loving and understanding environment for your children. All the teachers at Chase Ranch Montessori teachers are college educated in Early Childhood Education or Montessori Certified. Our School is a member of the American Montessori Society.
read moreI wanted to thank you so much for the outstanding job that you and your entire staff have done this year. My child has grown by leaps and bounds in every way, and I give full credit to you and your wonderful program. With several hurdles in place before my child arrived and the open ended possible variables to follow, I can honestly say that you saved, nurtured, and replenished her emotional state. I'm thankful that you were light years ahead of me on that one, Jill, truly thankful. My child and I are both better people because of you.
Summer Camp 2012
read moreBring one fresh fruit for the smoothies. Wear your bathing suit, bring a towel for yoga and swimming, sunscreen, and a change of clothes.
Tax Benefits
read moreIf you qualify, you may be able to claim a credit of up to $3,000 for one child or up to $6,000 for two or more children in our school. This can significantly reduce the effective cost of excellent preschooling for your children! A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction of your tax liability. Unlike a deduction which reduces your effective income before you look up your tax rate, a credit is applied AFTER you have calculated your taxes and are thus worth a lot more. For example, if your tax rate is 25%, $100 in deductions could reduce your taxes by $25.
Get Ready
read moreAs soon as your young child can spend some time away from you without crumbling, she may be ready for the social whirl of preschool. Some are ready at 2 or 3, most by 4. What kids need most in preparation for preschool is self- confidence, according to Mary Susan Miller, Ph. D., author of The School Book. A longtime parent educator, Miller suggests you do the following before sending your little one off to preschool: Get her used to staying with a baby-sitter or a grandparent for a few hours at a time so she'll realize that when you go away, you always return.
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