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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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In-Person Model  2021-22 School Year
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The slide presentation and the recorded meeting below describe our plan for in-person learning next year with an option for distance learning for families who need it. Also below is a slide presentation from the California Department of Public Health that gives a synopsis of the agency’s actions since the onset of the pandemic, how the pandemic impacted schools, and what the outlook is for August, 2021.
 
 
 

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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!