Montessori Academy Of Chicago

1335 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607-0312
Tel: (312)243-0977
Grades: NS - 8 | 157 students
At the Montessori Academy of Chicago, we provide a foundation for academic and personal excellence and encourage the love of learning inherent in every student through participation and engagement.
Experienced, Montessori-certified teachers ensure each student’s success in a caring and structured environment.
The Montessori Academy Of Chicago curriculum is cosmic in nature -- an integrated, thematic approach that examines the physical universe, the world of nature, and the human experience.
Through its unique approach to education, the montessori curriculum develops a student¡¯s sense of community and love of learning driven by their innate desire to understand and explain the world around them.
In this approach at the Academy, we challenge students not only to master skills, but to regularly apply them in practical life as part of a larger whole.
As a result, our students attain proficiency in an astounding range of concepts in great depth.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 2007

Student Body

Total Students 157 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Montessori Academy Of Chicago Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Current tuition schedule is available online: www.montessoriacademychicago.org
Admissions Director Nina Pope

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Dance Lessons, Language Lessons, Instrument Lessons, Lego Engineering, Drama, Swimming, Yoga Dance Lessons, Drama, Swimming, Yoga, Language Lessons,
Instrument Lessons,
Lego Engineering,

School Notes:

The Montessori Academy of Chicago boasts the traditional Montessori Method with the belief that cognitive development is the product of interaction between the individual and the environment. We have a uniquely designed, activity based learning environment structured to meet your child's needs. We recognize that children learn and adapt differently and stress the importance of adapting the curriculum to a child’s developmental level. Our goal is to spark a child’s interest in learning, thereby helping them to become life-long learners. The academy strives to assist children in personal development, as well as educational development. We strongly believe that the community of the child, parent, and educator is the foundation of the school’s success.

Profile last updated: 02/05/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Esperanza School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Intercultural Montessori Language School of Chicago and Oak Park (0.3 miles away)
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