Brickton Montessori School

8622 W Catalpa Ave,
Chicago, IL, 60656-0606
Tel: (773)714-0646
Grades: PK - 8 | 140 students
Brickton Montessori School is a community of learners working together to provide a Montessori educational experience that engages and inspires students to become life-long learners and responsible participants in our diverse global community.
We believe that each child is unique and endowed with great potential.
We believe in nurturing the heart of the child and challenging the intellect.
We believe in an individualized Montessori curriculum designed to meet the needs of each child and promote self-motivation.
We believe that the community of the child, parent, and educator is the foundation of the school's success.
Our vision is to be the independent school of choice in our surrounding community by delivering the finest quality Montessori education through continued inspirational teaching, a focused curriculum and sustained operational excellence.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1986

Student Body

Total Students 140 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Brickton Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes:

  • Brickton Montessori School, located on Chicago's Northwest Side, is one of only two Montessori Schools in Illinois with Full Accreditation from both the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS). This is a voluntary accreditation in which schools are measured against the highest possible standards in all areas including faculty and staff, curriculum and facilities. Brickton has demonstrated their commitment to quality and growth through participation in these accreditations. Celebrating over 25 years of excellence, Brickton offers a hands-on learning experience enhanced by low student to teacher ratios, extended hours and a variety of on-site extra-curricular classes. Educating children ages 2 through 8th grade. To find out more about Brickton or to attend an Open House - visit us at

  • Profile last updated: 01/25/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Resurrection High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Sava Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Sava Academy (0.7 miles away)
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