Acarath Montessori Center

  • Acarath Montessori is a preschool day-care and first grade elementary school.
  • The word Acarath is an acronym for Academics, Arts and Athletics.
  • Montessori philosophy and education is the mainstay of the center.
  • While the children spend time each day in auxiliary activities, Montessori philosophy governs the interaction of children with the staff, each other, and the environment.
  • For an explanation of Montessori philosophy and its everyday application, see "Montessori Philosophy." Acarath is unique because of the activities we offer, and our student's daily schedule.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students126 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
98%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeAcarath Montessori Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arlington Heights
    Grades: PK-K | 30 students
    5.4 miles
    2025 S.Goebbert Rd.
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847)222-4267
    5.4 PK-K
    30
  • Barrington
    Grades: PK-5 | 72 students
    7.2 miles
    1410 S. Barrington Rd.
    Barrington, IL 60010
    (847)382-2812
    7.2 PK-5
    72
  • Bartlett
    Kripa Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 40 students
    7.2 miles
    379 Bartlett Plz
    Bartlett, IL 60103
    (630)830-8940
    7.2 PK-K
    40
  • Buffalo Grove
    Grades: PK-K | 92 students
    8.2 miles
    950 Ellen Dr
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847)541-8111
    8.2 PK-K
    92
  • Des Plaines
    Grades: PK-6 | 105 students
    10.9 miles
    2350 E Dempster St
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847)845-5804
    10.9 PK-6
    105

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