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A California Distinguished School

Celebrating 40 years of public Montessori education: 1975-2015


Principal: Phyllis Harrison
Admin. Assistant: Carol Cocoles
Enrollment: 415
Grades: PK-8
Calendar: Traditional

Regular School Hours:
Kindergarten:   8:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Grades 1-3:      8:15 AM - 2:35 PM
Grades 4-8:      8:15 AM - 3:01 PM

Minimum Days (Wednesdays):
Grades 1-8:      8:15 AM - 12:20 PM

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North Shoreview is a public Montessori school in San Mateo, California, offering preschool, elementary, and middle-school programs. We are part of the San Mateo-Foster City School District and a member of the American Montessori Society. As a public magnet school, we offer an alternative curriculum designed to meet all California state educational standards.

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Joint North Shoreview PTA - Parkside MPC Board Meeting

Tuesday, June 2, NSM Gym

  • NSM PTA Board meeting 6:30-7:00
  • Montessori Working Group presentations 7:00-8:00

Three of the Montessori Working Groups will present their ideas and alternatives to a special joint board meeting of the North Shoreview PTA and Parkside Montessori Parents Committee.  All members of the Montessori community are invited to help shape how events and extracurricular activities, fundraising, and parent organizations will be organized to support the two Montessori campuses.  

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 5/24/15

Steph Curry & Family on Living Montessori

The NBA's league MVP and our very own Golden State Warriors superstar is a product of a Montessori education and an ambassador for it. Well worth a watch. 

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 5/20/15

Welcome Incoming Kindergarteners!

Orientation at NSM, Friday, May 29, 1:30-2:30

Kindergarteners arriving in Fall 2015 and their parents are invited for an orientation at NSM.  Students will visit the Kindergarten classrooms while parents meet in the gym for questions and answers.  Please contact the school office at 312-7588 for more information.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 5/18/15

Middle School Arts Showcase

Friday evening, May 29, 6pm (performers should arrive at 5pm)

NSM middle schoolers will present works from their arts explorations including drama, dance, chorus, instrumental music, and visual arts.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 5/18/15

Reminder: Wednesday, June 10 is NOT a minimum day.

We are rapidly approaching the end of the school year and the administration wants us to issue the following reminder: Wednesday, June 10 is NOT a minimum day. Dismissal will be at 2:35 for Grades 1-3 and 3:00 for Grades 4-8.  Thursday, June 11th is the last day of school and dismissal is at 12:20.
First Day of School for 2015-2016 is Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 5/7/15

Count-Me-In Events & Fund-a-Needs still available

Great news! If you missed signing up for a count-me-in party or to donate to one of our Fund-a-Needs, you can still do so by visiting the Auction website. Middle School Movie Night, 9th Annual Dad's Poker Party, Get Your Game on at the Burlingamer, and the Mom's Party are just a few of the parties with spots still available. They won't last long, so sign up today! Thank you for your continuing support of our children and teachers!

Posted by: NSM PTA
Published: 4/23/15

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