Grades: NS - 8 | 150 students
Forest Bluff School, located near downtown Lake Bluff, Illinois and Lake Forest, Illinois, is the internationally renowned Montessori school founded in 1982 by Paula Polk Lillard, the author of Montessori Today and other classic texts on Montessori education. The private, AMI-accredited school serves 140 children, from 18 months to 14 years. A teacher-run school that adheres to the educational approach developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, Forest Bluff strives to help every student reach his or her full human potential in all areas of life. Our graduates have been accepted at top-rated high schools, such as The Thacher School, St. Paul's, Exeter, Andover, and Lake Forest Academy. Recent college choices include MIT, Yale, Stanford, Middlebury, Williams, Dartmouth, Duke and UVA.