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"There is always

one moment

in childhood when

the door opens and

lets the future in.”

-Deepak Chopra

Physical Description

Located at 1400 6th Street in Alameda (between Central and Taylor Avenue), our new West end campus serves both The Child Unique Montessori School Toddler and Primary students (including Transitional Kindergarten & Kindergarten) and The Montessori Elementary School of Alameda (MESA) 1st through 6th grade students. This lovely campus includes an enclosed playarea with 2 playstructures upon a soft turf mat, an optional outdoor eating-area with new wood picnic tables, 4 spacious light-filled classrooms, a large auditorium and stage and a separate office, area all within the historic St. Barnabas campus. All classrooms are carpeted.


Students at the Taylor school are 2 – 11 years of age. Diapers are not a pre-requisite for entrance. Children who enter The Child Unique must have transitioned from an attachment to pacifiers, bottles and personal belongings at school.

Classroom Compositions

2 Toddler classrooms, 1 Primary classroom and 1 Elementary age (grades 1-6) classroom. Average size: 10 children per classroom.

  • License #013420947 and 013420948
  • Ratio 1:5