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Welcome To Our Community!

On this site you will find pictures and information to help you make important decisions about your child's education. Montessori de Terra Linda is an AMI recognized independent school in Marin County serving children from preschool through elementary. Each day our staff creates an atmosphere filled with the excitement of discovery and the joy of learning.

As you walk the halls of our school and look into each classroom you will see children engaged with materials that lead to a complete understanding of the world around them, an important aspect of the Montessori method.

We welcome you to our school! Email or call us to schedule a tour so you can experience firsthand the value of a Montessori education. Parents and staff are always available to answer your questions and to help you make the best decision for your child.

Our Core Values:

  • We share a respect for self, others, our world and our environment

  • We teach students independence, critical thinking, social grace and courtesy

  • We strive to instill in our students a love of learning

  • We teach the students through hands-on, individualized experiences

  • We believe all adults in our community are role models

For more information, please contact our Admissions office at 415.479.7373.

Serving children ages 2 years through 6th grade

Toddler (Pre-Primary), Preschool (Primary), and Elementary age children

Proud to be an AMI Recognized School


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2016-17 Calendar

For important school dates, download a PDF of our 
2016-17 School Calendar here

And get ready for our new website relaunch with a private parent portal, calendars, news feeds and more!  Look for more details in the Weekly Bulletin.

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Fall 2017 Admissions

Fall 2017 Admissions is underway! Join us for our Open House on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 10am. For new families, the Priority Application Deadline is Friday, January 27, 2017.

Call 415-479-7373 x112 to find out more or fill out an online inquiry and we will get back to you.  We look forward to hearing from you soon!

MdTL's Mission

Montessori de Terra Linda (MdTL) is a diverse community of teachers, parents and children working together for the education of the child, utilizing the methods of Maria Montessori. We serve children ages 2-12, providing a rich learning environment based upon the belief that all children can reach their personal and academic potential.

MdTL believes that the genuine cooperation of parents, students and educators combines to provide an effective and highly successful experience. Engaging and applying our core values, we work to develop responsible and caring students who are self-motivated and who respect themselves, their peers and their surroundings.

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