Montessori School

Satisfying the inquisitive mind and natural desire for learning while fostering the fulfillment of every child’s potential is our mission. Our program merges the philosophy and materials from Montessori education with a Jewish curriculum and welcomes diverse students from all backgrounds.

The Preschool-K program, for children ages 3 through 6, runs weekday mornings from 9 AM to 12 noon.

Our kindergarten program for children ages 5 through 6; extended day continues until 2:30 PM.

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Check our website for registration and application information.
2018-2019 Tuition and Enrollment Package coming soon.

Kenesset Israel Montessori School is committed to the principle of diversity and admits students of any gender, race, sexual orientation, faith, national, or ethnic origin. KI Montessori does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, sexual orientation, faith, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational or admissions policies.

Lisa Rappaport Bates

Our Montessori teacher, Lisa Rappaport Bates, graduated from the Washington Montessori
Institute, Loyola University. Her Montessori education continued at the Advanced Institute for Montessori Studies. She has taught Montessori Education in private schools and founded the public Montessori program for Folsom Cordova School District.

Contact Teacher Lisa Rappaport Bates at:
(916) 220-0849,

“I love following the pedagogy of the Montessori Method. The philosophy is so much a part of me! I love teachable moments and seeing the children light up! I am lucky to be a part of the journey of learning.” ~ Ms. Lisa

Holiday Calendar 2017-2018

First Day of School: Tuesday, September 5
Rosh Hashana Holiday: Thursday and Friday, September 21 and 22
Yom Kippur Holiday: Friday, September 29
Sukkot Holiday: Thursday and Friday, October 5 and 6
Shemeni Atzert & Simchat Torah Holiday: Thursday and Friday, October 12 and 13
Veteran’s Day: Friday, November 19
Thanksgiving Holiday: Monday through Friday, November 20 to 24
Winter Holiday: Monday, December 25 to Friday, January 5
Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 15
President’s Day: Monday, February 19
Passover Holiday: Friday, March 30 to Friday, April 6
Shavuot Holiday: Monday, May 21
Memorial Day: Monday, May 28
Last Day of School: Tuesday, June 5