Rogers Park Montessori School

1800 W Balmoral Ave
Chicago, IL 60640-0606
     Tel: (773)271-1700
        
   
Grades: NS - 8 | 376 students
Since 1966, Rogers Park Montessori School has served the needs of the child, providing an enriched environment that inspires children to reach their highest potential.
Rooted in Montessori philosophy, dedicated staff deliver quality educational programming; foster community, respect for self, others and the environment; and build a strong academic foundation for a lifetime of learning.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 376 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Rogers Park Montessori School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 23 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,160
Tuition Notes Preschool $10,160 Ext Day/Kindergarten $13,590 6-9 $13,740 9-12 $14,710 12-14 $15,710
% on Financial Aid 25%
Admissions Director Julie Einstein

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball, Bollywood Dance, Chess Club, CircEsteem, Girls on the Run, Lego Building, Music Appreciation, Soccer, Tae Kwon Do, Vollyball, Yoga Basketball, Chess Club, CircEsteem, Lego Building, Soccer, Tae Kwon Do, Vollyball, Yoga, Bollywood Dance,
Girls on the Run,
Music Appreciation,

School Notes:

RPMS places the highest importance on serving the needs of the child.  We seek to create an intimate environment in an urban setting that nurtures all who are part of the community - children, parents and staff. Our classes are a multi-age, three-year grouping, in keeping with the Montessori practice. The mixed age groups provide for peer teaching, role modeling and leadership experiences, and enhance the sense of community within the classroom. RPMS values arts education and provides resources for art, music, drama, and Spanish programming beginning at the elementary level. All our students, from the youngest to oldest, are taught the values fundamental to Montessori education: peace; care of the environment; respecting and celebrating diversity; and engendering a sense of our place in the global community.We depend upon a highly dedicated and skilled group of teachers and administrators to create an educational program of the highest quality. We depend upon committed and involved parents to contribute time, talent and financial resources. RPMS parents partner with the school to provide children with a nurturing and secure environment that gives them the stability they need to explore the world at large.

Profile last updated: 04/15/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Gregory High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Shore School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Northside Catholic Academy (0.7 miles away)
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