Future CEO's of America

“Self-confidence is the foundation of all great success and achievement.”

Brian Tracy

School is in session

Children need direction and encouragement. Smaller class sizes and more attention from the teacher help to assure that all students are on the right path for a good education.

All of us working together

Teamwork is the core to any group accomplishing a goal. When you work together and help one another all things are possible.

Montessori Education

The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ’The children are now working as if I did not exist.’ – Maria Montessori

Project Based Assessment

Higher order thinking skills are demonstrated when the child becomes the teacher.


Hands-on Science Technology Engineering and Math instruction.

Physical Education

“You don’t stop playing because you grow old, you grow old because you stop playing!”

Cooperative Play

“The game is never more important than the people you play with.” Debra Demaline Maxted


“A beautiful garden is the work of the heart.” Children learn to be patient and nurturing through gardening.


Learn, Practice, Play, that’s the Playball way!  Playball is a comprehensive sports and movement program geared towards children age 2 to 8. Playball is just one of our many after school enrichment classes offered.

Yoga Adventures for Kids

Kids yoga helps develop: self-regulation, body awareness, motor skills, social & emotional skills, strength, flexibility, focus, concentrations, and self-confidence. Our students love our after school programs!

Gym Bus

Your child will learn preschool gymnastics fundamentals on the Gym bus with a USAG Certified gymnastics Instructor. San Diego Gym Bus comes right to our school!

In addition to Playball, Yoga, and Gym Bus, we offer Mad Science, Chess (elementary), Robotics, and Art!

Students are supervised by child care professionals on Bonita Country Day School campus.  After regular school hours, children snack and then are give an short time to rest and time to play.  Children in the grades are given time to do their homework.  Outdoor activities offer an opportunity for physical exercise.

After school enrichment classes such as art, science, Gym Bus, Playball, and yoga are offered through independently contracted vendors.

Creativity builds the future


Against a backdrop of uncertainty, economic turmoil and unprecedented change a new picture is emerging of the skills and traits for success (and perhaps even simply survival) in the modern era. At the heart of this essential skillset for the future lies… creativity.


  • Creativity and innovation are the number 1 strategic priorities for organizations the world over
  • Creativity is part of all our day jobs
  • Organizational profitability rests on individual creativity
  • Creative teams perform better and are more efficient


  • Montessori Education
  • STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math is an important part of our curriculum.
  • Spanish – Students not only have a dedicated Spanish class, but receive bilingual education throughout the day.
  • Art – Art is integrated into many aspects of our curriculum.

Field Trips


Elementary Students enjoy educational field trips which include visits to various museums and the San Diego Symphony.

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Fall Carnival


The Bonita Country Day Family enjoys fun, food, and games at our annual Fall Carnival.

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Valentine's Dance


There’s nothing better than dancing the night away with friends and family. Bonita Country Day School is a family.

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Students learn about the importance of taking care of our environment. They develop a strong sense of responsibility when they grow and take care of their own plants.

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“When preschool programs toss the importance of social and emotional skill development out the window in exchange for more rigorous, academic, technological, preparatory skill development they are depriving children of skills necessary for academic success.” – Lisa Murphy.

At Bonita Country Day School we develop well-rounded students who are problem solvers and thinkers. We teach children how to think, not what to think.

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