How to Apply


1. School Inquiries

Please call our school at 310-375-5570 for an overview of our program or you may send us a message via our contact form to schedule a tour.

2. Schedule a Tour

Tour our school to observe our Montessori classrooms in action, meet our staff, and learn about the Montessori philosophy. During this time, parents will be given a tour package which includes an application form, rate sheet, daily schedule and school calendar.

3. Submit Application Form and Registration Fee

Complete the application form and submit the non-refundable registration fee. Upon receipt of the application form, parents will receive an enrollment package which contains a number of forms, many of which are required by law as well as a parent handbook.

4. Schedule child’s visit

This gives your child an opportunity to visit the school during class time and participate in a class session. Children are evaluated on the basis of readiness for school and potential for success in a Montessori classroom.

5. Parent Teacher Consultation

An opportunity to visit with the teacher to discuss your classroom observation, your child’s visit, your educational goals for your child and any other questions or concerns you may have.

6. Finalizing your Enrollment

Please return the completed enrollment package along with the payment outlined in your application form prior to your child’s start date.

7. Welcome to South Bay Montessori!

South Bay Montessori of Torrance is committed to welcoming, recruiting, sustaining, and supporting students and their families, faculty, and administrative staff from a diverse mix of racial, socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, family style, sexual orientation, learning style, physical differences, and religious backgrounds, in order to create an inclusive community and to prepare our children to be leaders in a multicultural world.