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.

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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

  • Chamber Music Napa Valley inspired our students with a special performance by The Jupiter Strings Quartet.

  • We were honored to participate in The Napa Valley Film Fest Film Makers in the School Program.

  •  Open House January 29.