Montessori School Of Lake Forest

13700 W Laurel Dr
Lake Forest, IL 60045-0600
Tel: (847)918-1000
Grades: NS-9 | 205 students
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Our main West Laurel Drive campus is on over five acres of prairie adjacent to the Middlefork Savanna County Forest Preserve.
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Our main West Laurel Drive campus is on over five acres of prairie adjacent to the Middlefork Savanna County Forest Preserve.
The curriculum at MSLF, based on Maria Montessori`s study of child development, is designed to maximize the development of children through prepared environments.
Montessori trained directors conduct carefully planned lessons that children then carry out independently and repeatedly.
Children are encouraged to build sensory-motor skills, socialization skills, high self-esteem, inner security, and abiding habits of concentration.
Great care goes into preparing and maintaining classroom materials that are beautiful and inviting, and serve as essential components of the curriculum. Montessori pedagogy is approximately 100 years old and is practiced in nearly four thousand public and private schools in the United States, and throughout the world.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Association Montessori International (AMI)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-9
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 205 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Montessori School Of Lake Forest Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School Sports, Chess Class, Piano Lessons, Violin Lessons Chess Class, Piano Lessons, Violin Lessons, After School Sports,

School Notes

  • We encourage you to see for yourself what a Montessori education can offer to you and your child. Please feel free to call us and schedule your visit.
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The average private school tuition in Lake County, IL is $5,266 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lake County, IL is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).