Near North Montessori School

1434 W Division Street,
Chicago, IL, 60642-0606
Tel: (773)384-1434
Grades: PK - 8 | 571 students
Near North Montessori School is one of the largest and oldest private Montessori schools in the country.
We promote a culture of high academic standards, strong moral and ethical values, and a passion for learning and self-fulfillment.
We have a rich tradition of commitment to a quality Montessori education for children ages 6 months through 8th grade.
NNMS prepares children for life.
While we do not know the challenges that children will face in the future, we do know that to lead a successful and fulfilling life, they will need to be resilient, confident in their abilities, creative and innovative problem solvers, and articulate communicators with strong critical thinking skills.
Our commitment to diversity promotes an environment of respect based on equity and inclusion in which students become allies for each other while developing awareness of social and global justice issues.
All of these characteristics for success are evident in our Montessori philosophy and school culture.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Association Montessori International (AMI)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 571 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Near North Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 21 / Mar. 3
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,313
Tuition Notes Tuition for Kindergarten to 6th grade is as above. Trip fee add'l for Junior High. Tuition for preK varies by program from $3705 to $14438
% on Financial Aid 14%
Admissions Director Jenelle Sullivan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter TrackBasketballCross Country,
DanceFlag Football,
GymnasticsSoccer,
SwimmingVolleyball,
Water PoloWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. ceramics, drawing, band, swimming, lego robotics, art, gymnastics ceramics, drawing, band, swimming, lego robotics, art, gymnastics,

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Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Trinity High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Stanislaus Kostka School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic School (0.9 miles away)
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  • Chicago Holy Trinity High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1443 W Division Street
    Chicago , IL , 60642
    (773)278-4212
    (Roman Catholic)
    0  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chicago
    Prologue Alternative High School
    (Nonsectarians)
    1135 N Cleaver St
    Chicago , IL , 60642
    (773)935-9925
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.2  mi  |  260  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Chicago
    St. Stanislaus Kostka School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1255 N Noble St
    Chicago , IL , 60642
    (773)278-4560
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  176  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Chicago
    St. Mary Of The Angels School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1810 N Hermitage Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60622
    (773)486-0119
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  143  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Chicago
    Esperanza School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    520 N Marshfield Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60622
    (312)243-6097
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  K-12

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