Ancona School

4770 S Dorchester Ave,
Chicago, IL, 60615-0606
     Tel: (773)924-2356
Grades: PK - 8 | 198 students
The Ancona School is a Montessori-based, independent school educating children from the preprimary to 8th grade.
Ancona educates students to become creative problem solvers, confident risk takers and independent, lifelong learners.
Rooted in the Montessori tradition, our child-centered school stimulates the joy of learning and builds a strong academic foundation.
We inspire children to nourish their inner lives, find the power in their own voices and strive for justice and peace.
In a community of cultural and economic diversity, Ancona cultivates understanding, care and respect for others.
Our goal is to produce confident, motivated and self-directed lifelong learners.
We respect the innate curiosity of each child and encourage inquiry, exploration and creative expression.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 198 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 70%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Ancona School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hales Franciscan High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cambridge School Of Chicago (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cambridge School Of Chicago (0.5 miles away)
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  • ChicagoCambridge School Of Chicago
    1014 East 47th Street
    ChicagoIL60653
    (773)924-1200
    0.5 mi | 129 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoCreative Mansion Children''s Academy
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    4745 S Ellis Ave
    ChicagoIL60615
    (773)268-6066
    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    0.5 mi | 12 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • ChicagoAkiba-schechter Jewish Day School
      (Jewish)
    5235 S Cornell Ave
    ChicagoIL60615
    (773)493-8880
      (Jewish)
    0.7 mi | 135 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hales Franciscan High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    4930 S Cottage Grove Ave
    ChicagoIL60615
    (773)285-8400
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 130 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ChicagoSt. Thomas The Apostle
      (Roman Catholic)
    5467 S Woodlawn Ave
    ChicagoIL60615
    (773)667-1142
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.9 mi | 198 students | Gr. K-9                      

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