Child Unique Montessori School

510-521-9246 (fax)
2226 Encinal Avenue
Alameda, California 94501
Child Unique Montessori School

Child Unique Montessori School

510-521-9246 (fax)
2226 Encinal Avenue
Alameda, California 94501


Our 3–7 year olds (preschool through 1st grade) enjoy school in a beautifully remodeled Victorian. The main classrooms have hardwood floor and radiant floor heating. Classrooms are spacious and light-filled.

What makes a parent choose The Child Unique?

• We have not only small ratios, but small classes
• We have always honored families of all compositions and cultures
• We have staff who hold 10 – 20 years of longevity
• We have a strong cultural program, which teaches inclusion and honor
• We encourage children to be confident learners and shapers of the world.

We want children to do more than just learn. We want them to think. We want them to think about what they think about. And then to take that understanding, to be changed by it, And then to change the world. And we believe that this begins here. It’s preschool that will transform the world.

The Child Unique Montessori School has a history of over 25 years of a commitment to fulfill the progressive needs of education and the emotional evolving needs of a child. We have always been a leader in challenging how a preschool/kindergarten can be in the world. Our underlying foundation, which enhances our Montessori philosophy, is a strong cultural curriculum and commitment to creating children who will be leaders of a peaceful, better world.

Students at the Encinal location are 3 1/2 years old through 1st grade age. Students who enter the Encinal school have transitioned from toilet training and are ready for a full school program.

Classroom Compositions
Two primary classrooms average size: 14 (Primary 1) 16 (Primary 2) Ratio 1:6
• Library
• Cultural Room
• License # 013414800

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11 Reviews
January 14, 2020
My son attended The Child Unique Encinal Campus for a little over a year when he was four years old. We LOVED our overall experience with this school, the...
September 05, 2019
My daughter Gia attended Child Unique for 3 years. The impact on Gias education, personality and future cannot be understated. Cindy Acker is an absolute...
February 15, 2017
We ended up pulling our kids from this school. We were there two years. The first year we experienced a couple of adminstrative/billing mistakes, but the...


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Tuesday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm


2226 Encinal Avenue
Alameda, California 94501
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