For the coming weeks, we will be highlighting local and international schools around Beijing from our upcoming 2014-2015 School Choice Guide, which comes out in early February 2014. Scroll down for more information on how to participate in our annual school choice fair in March 2014.
A child-centered learning environment with a model Montessori curriculum. Mammolina Children’s Home is a model school for Montessori education that prides itself in offering the benefits of a high-quality, uncompromising Montessori English-Chinese bilingual environment to ages 1-7. The highly-qualified teachers have a minimum of 20 years of experience each. Classrooms are fully bilingual, uniquely integrated and feature open spaces. Unparalleled one-on-one assistance is offered; the school’s detailed record-keeping system allows teachers to tailor programs to each child’s interests. Mammolina’s graduates are well-prepared to enter top foreign and Chinese schools. Following the highest safety and hygiene standards, Mammolina nurtures confidence, curiosity, and creativity.
Founding date: 2005
School type: International school-Montessori
Grades offered: infant-toddler and kindergarten program
Is the school registered with the Ministry of Education? Yes
Tuition fees (2013-2014 academic year): RMB 96,000-124,000 (half day to full day for toddler); RMB 102,000-134,000 (half day to full day for kindergarten)
Lunch fee: RMB 5,500/year. All foods are prepared in-house and include a mix of Chinese and Western organic food. Three certified dieticians to balance children’s dietary needs.
Bus fee: RMB 8,500-16,000/year.
Types of scholarships offered: Financial assistance can be considered for families in need
Age range: 1-7
Numbers of students: 40
Nationality of students: Around 50 percent of Mammolina’s children are foreign
Foreign passport holders accepted? Yes
Local Chinese students accepted? Yes
Primary teaching languages: English and Chinese
Languages taught: English and Chinese
Class size: 15 (infant-toddler classroom); 25(kindergarten)
Teacher/student ratio: 1:4
School hours: 8.00am-3.30pm (half day program available)
After school activities: Ballet, kung fu, piano, violin, guitar and more
Special needs programs offered: Professional assistance is available
Extra help offered: ESL
School facilities: Independently-owned facilities, integrated 250-300sqm classrooms, child-sized kitchen, two libraries, indoor and outdoor private garden and play areas and more
Total area of campus in square meters: 1, 600
School doctor: Yes
Contact: 36 Maquanying Siqu (next to Beijing Riviera), Xiangjiang Beilu, Chaoyang District (8470 5128, firstname.lastname@example.org) www.montessori.ws朝阳区香江北路马泉营四区36号（香江花园旁边）
For more information on the 2014-2015 School Choice Guide e-mail email@example.com and click here to view the 2013-2014 School Choice Guide on ISSUU. For more information on our upcoming School Choice Fair on March 1-2, 2014, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo courtesy of Mammolina