Parkside Montessori



We hope you enjoy this message from our Parkside staff members!

Our Mission

Our Mission

All of our children will develop an ongoing enthusiasm for learning, respect living things, appreciate all cultures, develop self-discipline and independence, and become cooperative, articulate, lifelong problem solvers.  Learn more about Parkside.  

education that transforms lives

education that transforms lives

Parkside is an active member of the American Montessori Society.

montessori method

montessori method

Students use hands-on materials and are given a structured learning environment.

amazing community of families

amazing community of families

Parkside's Walk-a-Jog is just one of many Parkside events that bring families together to build community and school spirit.

empowering students

empowering students

Parkside student artwork on display at a local library, showing students their work is valued by their community.

Latest News

Facilities Master Plan for Parkside Montessori

To read the priorities for Parkside Montessori in SMFCSD's Facilities Master Plan (FMP), please view this document.

Coronavirus Impacts:  Parkside Montessori is currently in full distance learning.

All SMFCSD schools began the year in full distance learning. The first day of school for students was Monday, August 17. More information is available on the district website.

Parkside Montessori is looking for candidates interested in applying for the 2021 - 2022 school year.

Interested in learning more?  Join our team!

Learn more about what is happening at Parkside!

Please read our principal's letter to Parkside families to stay up to date on current happenings at Parkside.

Interested in attending Parkside Montessori?

Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten meetings happen each fall. The San Mateo-Foster City School District holds an information night for parents and guardians each year as well. For more information about TK/K enrollment, please visit the district enrollment page.

2021 - 2022 School Year Information: More information about registration for the 2021 - 2022 school year will be available in November.

2020-2021 Important Dates

  • August 17, 2020 - First Day of School

  • September 7, 2020 - Labor Day (No School)

  • September 28, 2020 - Vacation Day (No School)

  • October 12 - 16, 2020 - Fall Break (No School)

  • November 11, 2020 - Veteran's Day (No School)

  • November 23 - 27, 2020 - Thanksgiving Break

  • December 21, 2020 - January 4, 2021 - Winter Break

  • January 18, 2021 - Martin Luther King's Day

  • February 15, 2021 - President's Day

  • March 29 - April 9, 2021 - Spring Break

  • May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day (No School)

  • June 15, 2021 - Last Day of School


View the full district calendar and the school events calendar on the Parkside Montessori PTA website.