In 2014 , student test scores placed us in the top 5% of all private schools in the nation. 

Creative thinking. Self-initiative. Joy in learning. Tolerance. Imagination. Good Citizenship. New ideas. Compassion. Community outreach. Global consciousness. Curiosity.


At The Young School, we present rigorous academics in an alternative context. We encourage hard work, organization, teamwork, and a multidisciplinary approach in everything we do.

The Young School is a small Montessori nonprofit, nondenominational, and fully accredited elementary school for children in grades 1st through 6th. We are located in St. Helena, California – the heart of the Napa Valley.

Current News

  • Save the date: November 25th is our Thanksgiving Gathering at Bothe State Park. Don't miss it!

  • Mark your calendar: Christmas Break is scheduled for December 15th - January 2nd. 

  • Easy ways to give: We have compiled a list of easy ways you can raise money for the school through your normal shopping habits. Please click here to get details!