Welcome to Kids Montessori Academy

KMA was founded in October 2011. Mila Jajoo is an owner and the Director of the school. Mila is a certified Montessori teacher and has 28 years' experience working in early childhood education. She and her dedicated team of teachers and administrators provide a caring, loving environment where your child will be encouraged to flourish socially, emotionally and academically.

KMA is a private, nonsectarian school with an international clientele. We are located on Grand Mission Blvd in Richmond, adjacent to Juan Seguin Elementary.

KMA is not a drop off day care. We are committed to building a strong home/school partnership for the benefit of your family and your child.  Our children experience a secure environment where they will be given opportunities to explore, discover and understand which will prepare them for success in their future learning journey.

KMA provides services to children aged 18months to 12 years:
   •  Toddler Class - 12 months to 2 1/2 years
   •  Transition Class - 2 1/2 years to 3/12 years
   •  Primary Class - 3 1/2 years to 5 years
   •  Before and After School Club - 5 years to 12 years

Mission Statement
Kids Montessori Academy exists to provide a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for preschool and school age children. We aim to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people, who will help to create a better and more peaceful world, through intercultural understanding and respect. Our goal is to create an environment where young children develop a strong sense of self and belonging, and to support a child's desire to be a lifelong learner.

Classroom Monitoring
Watch Me Grow is a complimentary service that KMA provides to our families. It is a live on-line video feed into your child's classroom so authorized parents and family members can check in and watch children in their activities during their day. It's a great opportunity for you to observe your child at school, and then in the evening to share stories with your child about their day. It also is a wonderful tool for family members that don't get to be around your child as much as they would like, to share in those precious moments. All camera access must be authorized by the school.

Extra-Curricular Activities
KMA has independent service providers that visit school each week and offer classes in basketball, gymnastics and dance here at our school premises. If you wish to enroll your child in these activities the cost is paid directly to the service provider. More details are available if needed.

"Free the child's potential and you will transform him into the world"
-Maria Montessori