Dear Prospective Students and Parents, 

Welcome to Old Mission Montessori, the parish Catholic School for Mission San Luis Rey in the Diocese of San Diego, California. 
As a Franciscan Parish School, in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare, we welcome you!  


We know that considering a Catholic education for your family begins with prayerful discernment.   As a parent or guardian, you have many options in selecting an educational opportunity for your child. Know that in choosing a Catholic school, you are providing your student with the spiritual and developmental skills they will need to build a bright future.  


At Old Mission Montessori School (OMMS), our students grow and learn in a safe and nurturing environment imbued with a Franciscan sense of welcome and community.  With the love and support of our Franciscan Brothers and Priests at the Old Mission, we provide a challenging academic curriculum where students are encouraged to shine to their God-given potential.    


Using Montessori methods, we offer a comprehensive education of mind, heart and spirit that leads to personal growth as well as academic excellence.  Our students graduate from OMMS prepared for higher education,  and the global marketplace beyond.  


At Old Mission Montessori School, we are witnesses to the love of Christ and the welcoming spirit of St. Francis of Assisi.  Our student body is comprised of children of all backgrounds, races,  colors, countries and faiths.    Here, your student’s academic career is a success story waiting to be written.  Consider the possibilities and potential to be realized.


Today, we invite you to come and experience Old Mission Montessori by taking a tour of our school campus.


Old Mission Montessori is a Catholic Montessori School educating students from preschool thru the 8th grade.  We provide students a safe environment where they can develop into faithful servants that can influence the world for Christ.  

By walking the hallways, looking in on a classroom, experiencing a School Mass, or seeing  the children out at recess,  you will feel the sense of community that is Old Mission Montessori School.

To set up a tour please fill out our inquiry form.  You'll be contacted as quickly as possible.   
Additional consideration is given to active parishioners of Mission San Luis Rey Catholic Church, siblings and active parishioners transferring from other Catholic Communities as well as open enrollment.

Set Up a Visit

Click here to inquire about our school.   You'll be contacted for a visit and tour as quickly as possible.   Thank you for your interest in Old Mission Montessori School!

Questions?  Comments?  Don't hesitate to call Ms. Cyndi Ottle, our Office Manager at 760-757-3232 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..