Montessori School

4405 State Route 162
Granite City, IL 62040-0620
     Tel: (618)931-2508
        
   
Grades: PK - 6 | 71 students
item which has been noted, verified.
Montessori school objective is to provide carefully planned stimulating environments which help children develop essential habits, attitudes, skills and ideas for a lifetime of creative thinking and learning.
item which has been noted, verified.
Montessori's philosophy of following the growing needs of each individual child, gives children the freedom to experiment and learn in a "prepared environment" at their own pace in a non-competitive atmosphere.
item which has been noted, verified.
This allows the physical, intellectual, emotional and social potential of each child to unfold.
item which has been noted, verified.
The core of Dr. Montessori's philosophy states that as children acquire an "inner discipline" from their exposure to both physical and mental order, they become free to learn the natural impulse to learn is self-motivation of the child.
item which has been noted, verified.
The Montessori approach is designed to help children develop a strong, secure inner self as they grow from childhood to maturity.
item which has been noted, verified.
It’s flexible method adapts to students’ individual abilities, learning styles, and social skills.
item which has been noted, verified.
Montessori classrooms provide a prepared environment that encourages children's inherent love of learning by giving them opportunities to engage in spontaneous, meaningful activities under the guidance of a trained teacher.
item which has been noted, verified.
Children progress at their own pace and rhythm during these crucial years of development.
item which has been noted, verified.
Life in the Montessori classroom promotes an intellectual and social discipline that lays the foundation for a happy, productive life.
item which has been noted, verified.
The children learn to appreciate the world, become responsible human beings, and actively participate in a harmonious society.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 6

Student Body

Total Students 71 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central Baptist School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Baptist School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Elizabeth Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Granite CityCentral Baptist School
      (Baptist)
    3940 Highway 111
    Granite CityIL 62040
    (618)931-0964
      (Baptist)
    0.5 mi | 20 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • Granite CitySt Elizabeth Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2300 Pontoon Rd
    Granite CityIL 62040
    (618)877-3300
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.5 mi | 223 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Granite CityHoly Family School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1900 Saint Clair Ave
    Granite CityIL 62040
    (618)877-5500
      (Roman Catholic)
    3 mi | 223 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • Granite CityRivers Of Life Christian School
      (Christian)
    3237 W Chain Of Rocks Rd
    Granite CityIL 62040
    (618)797-7933
      (Christian)
    4 mi | 51 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • Granite CityCoordinated Youth & Human Services
    Special Education School
    2016 Madison Ave
    Granite CityIL 62040
    (618)451-0552
    Special Education School
    4.8 mi | 56 students | Gr. 5-12                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
What About a Foreign Language School?
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Making the Financial Aid Process Work for You
Do you need financial aid? Not sure? Confused by how financial aid works? Here are some answers.
Interviewing the Over-prepared Teacher Applicant
Some applicants can fool you when they interview. Here is some advice on how to prevent that while at the same time keeping the interview process simple and efficient.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Madison County, IL is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).