Little Elephant Montessori Schools are small, safe, home like schools set in the Rockridge and Berkeley neighborhoods of the East Bay. Each of our schools has a large, sunny outdoor play yard and cozy classrooms. At our Rockridge location we have two classrooms, our primary classroom with capacity for 22 full-time students and 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. Little Elephant too! is a one room schoolhouse with the capacity for 24 children and two instructors.

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 and COVID related changes to the program can be answered on our FAQ’s page. Find all the basic information about Little Elephant.


LEMS Rockridge currently has a couple of openings for 3-6 yr olds. Please contact natanya@littleelephant.net or admissions@littleelephant.net to schedule a tour!

Little elephant Too! Berkeley currently has a couple of openings for 2-5 yr olds. Please contact natanya@littleelephant.net or admissions @littleelephant.net to schedule a tour!

For 2023/24 enrollment please contact natanya@littleelephant.net to schedule an in person tour and receive more information on the enrollment process. You can find more information on the “Admissions” page.

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