The Growing Place Montessori School is located in the heart of Poway and offers students an approach to education that honors the individual and builds skills essential for nurturing the whole person. The educational curriculum is based on the self-paced Montessori philosophy and is for children 18 months old up to third grade. There is secure, electronic access to the school for parents and children. Extracurricular activities and extended day care are offered here. The facilities include an auditorium used for indoor play as well as outdoor play areas. The outdoor facility includes a bike path and a rubber fall surface to ensure a safe play environment. Admission packets and applications to the school are made available for download on the website.