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Our Mission

We are the American River Rapids - riding the wave together! 

All of us are integral parts of this charter’s mission, and it requires our teamwork to ensure its continuity.  The California Montessori Project is the direct result of parents who dreamed of having a choice in public education and put their heart and souls into laying the education foundation.  The team of teachers, staff, and families at the American River Campus work closely to provide a wealth of learning opportunities for the children.  The campus climate is one of responsibility and contribution, cooperation and friendship, and excellence in education.

Our families, teachers, and staff at CMP have sought us out specifically because of our values regarding peace education, the philosophy of following the child, and wanting to be part of a school that places emphasis on building community and relationships.  

A Labyrinth Maze painted on cement

Come See Our Labyrinth

Our Beautiful Quad Area

Our quad area for sitting and conversing

Welcome to the American River Campus

Front of American River Entrance

Upcoming Events

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San Juan Unified Lunch Menu

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