Buffalo Grove Montessori School

Tel: (847)541-8111
Buffalo Grove Montessori School uses Montessori Education Method.
Montessori Education is not only a philosophy, but also a method to guide the child’s growth.
Our goal is to help the child cultivate his natural desire to learn.
Our emphasis is on self-learning and the development of inner discipline.
Activities progress from basic to more complex, therefore success is more easily and naturally accomplished.
Classroom materials are adapted regularly to keep the child's interest.
In the 3-6 year old classes, the mixed age grouping enhances the child’s opportunities to observe, follow or lead.
The child’s chances of failure are minimized and his chances for success are enhanced.
The child is personally guided and recognized by the staff as a unique individual.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 1

Student Body

Total Students 131 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 55%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is J Slowacki School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary School (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Mary School (1 miles away)
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  • Buffalo Grove Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    50 N Buffalo Grove Road
    Buffalo Grove , IL , 60089
    (847)459-6270
    (Roman Catholic)
    1  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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    780 South Schoenbeck Road
    Wheeling , IL , 60090
    (847)459-9231
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  52  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
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    Wheeling , IL , 60090
    (847)541-4406
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