Your child's doorway to a lifetime of learning

(415) 459-7028

"One of the best preschools in Marin. Comparatively smaller in size than other schools, the amount of care, and learning is HUGE! The teachers are wonderful and the balance of free play and structured work makes this school so ideal for all children."

-- VPB

Come Join our Family

How to Learn More about First Friends Montessori & Apply

We recommend that families considering enrollment come to observe our Montessori environment and submit an application well in advance of planned attendance. We generally schedule observations from October through February of the prior school year.
Please email us at or call us at (415) 459-7028 to schedule a time.

You may either bring your child's application to your appointment, or send it before or after your visit to our mailing address:

First Friends Montessori
PO BOX 399
Fairfax, CA 94978

All new applications must be submitted by **February 15. However, once our school's enrollment is full, we will place those interested in attending on a waiting list. If a place for your child becomes available we will contact you promptly. Preference is given to children who enroll in a full time or 5 day Montessori programs.

** UPDATE:   As of January 2, 2019, enrollment for the school year 2019-2020 is full.  Any application received at this time will be placed on the waiting list.  We will schedule tours  for the school year 2020-2021 in October 2019.

**Deadline for submitting the application may vary.

NOTE: Beginning July 2016, in accordance to California SB 277, First Friends Montessori will only accept children who completed age required vaccines and children who have immunization exemptions due to medical reasons.  

Upon Acceptance

Please download the required licensing forms and return them to our mailing address with your tuition deposit, which holds your child’s place for the coming school year.

We will mail your admission packet to you once your deposit is received. Please be sure to complete the necessary forms and return them to First Friends Montessori before your child’s first day of school.

Forms for Download
(Please click the link to download PDF forms)
First Friends follows the Montessori philosophy, which is non-discriminatory towards any race, religion, sex or ethnic origin.