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Montessori Preschool / Child Care in Alameda, CA

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Child Unique Montessori School:
Child Unique Montessori School in Alameda (5 miles from Oakland) in the San Francisco Bay area, is an accredited private preschool and kindergarten (For ages 2 - 6 years) with a strong emphasis on cultural subjects and arts. Child Unique Montessori School has a history of over 25 years of a commitment to fulfill the progressive needs of education and the emotional evolving needs of a child. We have always been a leader in challenging how a preschool / kindergarten can be in the world. Our underlying foundation, which enhances our Montessori philosophy, is a strong cultural curriculum and commitment to creating children who will be leaders of a peaceful, better world.

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Accreditation:

Photo of Montessori Preschool / Child Care in Alameda, CAChild Unique Montessori School is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS).

Our Mission:
Our mission is to create a warm, loving, secure environment that fosters creativity, curiosity, self-confidence and independence so that students may become models of peace and can succeed in an evolving world. We are committed to maintaining an environment that creates a curiosity about learning, while engendering a love, respect and understanding of self and others.

Accredited Preschool & Kindergarten Programs:
- Toddler - Kindergarten programs
- Preschool - 1st Grade programs
- Small classes
- Strong cultural program, which teaches inclusion and honor
- We encourage children to be confident  learners and shapers of the world

Why Choose Us?

We have not only small ratios, but small classes
We have always honored families of all compositions and cultures
We have staff who hold 10 – 20 years of longevity
We have a strong cultural program, which teaches inclusion and honor
We encourage children to be confident learners and shapers of the world.

School Locations:

Pacific School
:  Toddler-Kindergarten
Located at 2212 Pacific Avenue in Alameda (just four blocks from the Encinal school), our 2 – 6 year olds (toddler through kindergarten) enjoy school at a relaxed pace in a renovated Craftsman. The main classroom has a walnut natural wood interior; all classrooms are carpeted for a home-like atmosphere. There is a redwood deck and a newly renovated playground and children’s garden.

Encinal School:  Preschool - 1st Grade:
Located at 2226 Encinal Avenue in Alameda, our 3–7 year olds (preschool through 1st grade) enjoy school in a beautifully remodeled Victorian. The main classrooms have hardwood floor and radiant floor heating. Classrooms are spacious and light-filled. We have an expansive playground and outdoor eating area.

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Address: 2226 Encinal Avenue, Alameda, California , USA
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