Welcome to Peppertree Montessori Oceanside.

Our school offers safe, nurturing & rewarding programs that guide the development of the whole child for children 6 weeks through 6 years-old!






Programs offered at Peppertree Montessori Oceanside.

Choose a program to learn how we focus on addressing all four components for a successful child's education: curriculum, pedagogy, professional development and parent engagement. 

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Meet our Educators.


Cheryl Gillins


Cheryl has been a director for more than 14 years and our staff and parents love her not just for her experience, knowledge, and skills, but also for her empathy, passion, and fun energy!


Julie Dowdley

Primary B Head Teacher

I have been a teacher for 9 years now. I was born and raised in Oceanside, I live with my husband, sister and our fishes.


Hiqynos Paramio

Primary C Head Teacher

I took early childhood education as a course during my college days. I completed my Bachelor in Early Childhood Education in 2008 and I passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers and became a Professional License Teacher

Gaye Brisson

Primary D Head Teacher

I received my Montessori teaching certificate from the San Diego Montessori Teachers College in Clairemont Mesa and have been teaching since 2003. I am an active member of the American Montessori Society.

Book a Personalized Tour.

Students are admitted on a first-come, first served basis, subject to availability at the selected school. When you tour the school you will have the opportunity to observe children in the classroom. Seeing the classes in session is important and will help you understand how our classrooms work. We will also explain Montessori philosophy and answer any questions you might have.