Little Elephant Montessori School is a small, safe, home like school set in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland. Our school has a large, sunny outdoor play yard and two cozy classrooms. In our primary classroom, we have the capacity for 22 full-time students, with two instructors. In our pre-primary classroom, we have the capacity for 11 full-time students, with two instructors.

Little Elephant too! is our Berkeley campus. Also located in a home like setting, Little Elephant too! is a one room schoolhouse with the capacity for 24 children and two instructors. Little Elephant too! has a huge outdoor play yard surrounded by trees.

We practice the Montessori philosophy at Little Elephant and as such, we are a progressive, warm, welcoming, non-rigid environment.

Learn more about Little Elephant: Most questions can be answered on our FAQ’s page. Find all the basic information about Little Elephant.


Little Elephant in Rockridge still has a couple of openings for the 2019 school year in 2-3yr old class! Please email to schedule tour! 

Openings for all ages 3-6 at Berkeley. 

Please join us for our next Open House at our Rockridge campus on SUNDAY, January 26th from 10 ’til noon. Come and see our classrooms, beautiful outdoor space and learn all about Montessori!  We look forward to meeting you and sharing our passion for Montessori!

Please check the “Admissions” page for more information.

Please contact natanya@littleelephant.net to schedule a tour.

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