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Welcome to Sherwood Montessori!
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Sherwood Montessori is a tuition-free public charter school in Chico, CA offering TK-8th grade education. Sherwood is the effort of a dedicated group of Chico parents who have a combined expertise in education, management, psychology and financial planning to create a public Montessori charter school. Our vision is for small, multi-aged classrooms where any member of the greater Chico community can succeed by applying the Montessori philosophy in their education.
  • Trained Montessori teachers 
  • Multi-age classrooms 
  • Use of Montessori materials
  • Child-directed work
  • Uninterrupted work periods

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Town Hall Meeting
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The recorded meeting below includes school leadership addressing updated health guidance and data, initiatives for the year, events and volunteering, and upcoming changes to the independent study program. Following the presentation is Q & A dialogue between school leadership and attendees.
In this Town Hall Meeting, topics included: updated information on COVID-19 vaccinations for students and the upcoming mandate/exemptions, changes in the Transitional Kindergarten Policy, upcoming events, and parent volunteer/involvement opportunities at school. The dialogue portion of the meeting included discussion on Anti Racist Education at Sherwood. Follow the link below to view the recording.

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The benefits of a Montessori education are numerous. Children work together as part of a community of learners, working cooperatively instead of competitively. Traits such as independence, concentration, and coordination are developed and fostered. Students are treated as unique individuals and can work at their own level, because each student has an individual work plan. Students who need more time to gain mastery can practice at their pace and students who are ahead have access to materials that will challenge them. As active participants in their education, students become independent, lifelong learners!