Montessori Children's House of Hayward is an excellent school. They fully understand the needs of a child and properly address these needs. I also noticed that the children tend to be more academically advanced than other kids from other schools at the same grade level. Students are not confined to a strict curriculum. They are given opportunities to explore other subjects when their regular school work is done. All in all I highly recommend this school to anyone. -Ben V.

"I couldn’t have asked for a better elementary school for my children than MCHOH. My sons were so excited to go to school every day, and I loved that they encouraged further exploration of their interests. I knew it was working when my second grader took a tiny notebook out to the backyard to be an “explorer” and record his observations, all on his own. The teachers are incredibly skilled and adept at assessing each child’s strengths and weaknesses and adapting learning plans to suit them. It’s important to me that I trust the adults I leave my children with for the day, and I completely trust them to have my child’s welfare as their first priority."
-Colleen Arnold, Ph.D., MFT


Elementary Program

Montessori Children's House Elementary  Program is a joyful learning community of students ages six through nine (1st through 3rd grades). As in the primary, the elementary environment is thoughtfully prepared to nurture the physical, emotional, social, moral and intellectual growth of the children at this unique stage of their development. Montessori elementary provides a natural continuation of the work of the primary class, and the fundamental Montessori principles of independence, social responsibility, self-discipline, and love of learning continue to apply.

2018/2019 Kindergarten and

Elementary Tuition

Kindergarten/Elementary (1st-3rd) is a 10-month

program which begins in September and ends in June.

All charges are for one month.

Enrollment fee (non-refundable): $200.  

Sibling Discount: 10%

Kindergarten Academic Program

8:45 AM – 2:45 PM     $650/month

Kindergarten Academic Program

                   with Childcare

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM    $850/month

1st-3rd Grade Academic Program

8:45 AM – 2:45 PM     $660/month


1st-3rd Grade Academic Program

                     with Childcare

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM    $860/month

Upon enrollment we ask that you pay the enrollment fee

and a last month’s deposit of $650 for Kdg. or $660 for

1st-3rd. Additionally for Kdg. there is a $50 yearly field

trip fee, and for 1st-3rd a $250 yearly fee for field trips,

books, and materials.


If you are interested in enrolling, please call

(510)782-4427, Administrator's Office,

for an appointment to visit our classrooms.

1st Year (6-7 years old)

  • Open Court reading groups
  • Spelling
  • Expressive Writing
  • D'Nealian handwriting
  • Poetry memorization
  • Four-digit Addition
  • Fractions, Money & Time
  • Math Facts
  • Zoology, Botany, Geography & History

2nd Year (7-8 years old)

In addition to continuing with the above subjects, students begin:

  • Grammar
  • Four-digit Subtraction
  • Beginning Geometry
  • Zoology, Botany, Geography & History


3rd Year (8-9 years old)

Students complete their third year by adding to the above subjects:

  • Report & essay writing
  • Cursive handwriting
  • Four-digit Multiplication & simple Division
  • Stanford Achievement Test
  • Bringing science & history together with the making
  • of the Timeline of Life



Spanning First Through Third Grade:

Montessori Children's House provides a small and academically excellent early elementary program with a warm and supportive atmosphere for the three most important years of your child's elementary life.

The Montessori Touch:

Beautifully handcrafted Montessori learning materials
Montessori Elementary trained teachers
Mixed age groups, based on levels of development
Mastery of skills before promotion
Small classrooms with personal attention
A full curriculum of geography, zoology, botany and history
Monthly class field trips
Memorable holiday and cultural celebrations

A Touch of the Traditional...

State credentialed teachers
School uniforms
Semester report cards
Individual desks in a quiet and respectful classroom
Weekly Physical Education and Children's Chorus

Elementary Program Hours:

8:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

With childcare: 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.



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