Daily SChedule 2019 - 2020

8:00 – 8:30

Children arrive at school and help in the preparation of the classroom for the day, greet teachers, and morning recess. Please make sure you sign your child into the attendance sheet.

8:30 – 11:30

Uninterrupted individual or small group working period. Children can also choose to have a snack at this time.

11:30 – 11:45

Circle time (music & movement, calendar, gardening, book reading, etc.)

11:45 – 12:20

Lunch time. Please cut fruit, meat, and vegetables in bite size pieces to prevent choking hazard. DO NOT pack candy, chocolate, soft drinks, gum or sugar filled desserts for the meal.

12:20 – 12:30

Half-day children pick up. Please make sure you sign your child out on the attendance sheet.

12:20 – 13:20

Lunch recess / violin practice. Children will practice violin independently.

13:20 – 14:50

Full-day children working period in languages, mathematics, and science.

13:20 – 14:30

Nap time for children that are under 4 years old.

14:50 – 15:00

Full-day children pickup. Please make sure you sign your child out on the attendance sheet.

15:00 – 17:00

Extended care. Students help organize the classroom, have snacks, outside garden, and play in the playground. During the summer or rainy season, students stay inside the building.

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Suzuki Violin Lessons


Once-a-week Suzuki Violin lesson (13:30 – 14:50) on Thursdays for children who are 4+ years old and are enrolled in the program for a minimum of one year. All violin families are encouraged to observe the lessons.

Friday Nature Walk


Friday Nature Walk scheduled from 8:45 am – 9:30 am. Please dress your child in long pants and tennis shoes.

Tuition and Application Fee

Application Fee

$100 for new registration, $80 for returning student reregistration

Supply Fee

$150 per year (August 2019 to May 2020)

Half Day

$750 per month (8:00 - 12:30, students have self-packed lunch at school)

$990 per month for children who are under the age of 3 years old

Full day

$890 per month (8:00 - 15:00)

$1100 per month for children who are under the age of 3 years old 

After Care

$200 per month or $7 per hour (15:00 - 17:00)

  • ​​10% tuition discount for siblings (does not apply to the supply fee and after-care fees) 

2019-2020 Application

MMA Application Form 2019-20 (pdf)


Tuition Policy:

  • Tuition rates are subject to change. A 30-day notice will be given prior to tuition adjustments.

  • Mandarin Montessori Academy does not give refunds or cancellation of tuition for any absence including medical, withdrawal, vacations or other personal reasons.