In the fall of 2008 the families and staff of Pleasant Valley Montessori School became part of Pioneer Meadows Montessori School. The next fall Salmonberry Montessori in Bellingham also became part of Pioneer Meadows.Pioneer Meadows is located on 5.6 acres in Ferndale adjacent to 20+ acres of open space. Our school will eventually be linked to a city-wide trail system, and we are within walking distance of the Ferndale city library. Currently we have two Children's House classrooms and one Elementary classroom. Our elementary class moved into our first permanent building in the fall of 2009. Our Children's House classes are accommodated in a state approved, temporary structure with all the needed amenities, including a spacious playground and raised beds for gardening.As of February 2010, Pioneer Meadows officially became a federally designated 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) non-profit school.