Alcuin Montessori School

  • We offer a Montessori program that balances the social and emotional growth of the child with the pursuit of academic excellence. Our classrooms are multi-age, with a three-year-cycle that truly benefits the child`s ability to develop at his own pace, while allowing the relationship with the teacher to flourish.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1961
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students133 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Alcuin Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size20 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies by program. Please see website for details: www.alcuin.org and select Admissions.
Admissions DirectorAlejandra Valera

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsSwimmingSwimming

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
After School Chess, Chess Scholars, Engineering For Kids

Arts and Music Programs:
Ballet Class, Dance: Tap and Hip Hop, Percussion, Piano, Ukulele

School Notes

We invite you to explore Alcuin Montessori and experience for yourself the joy in the eyes of our students and the pride on the faces of our faculty and staff.  We offer a Montessori program, for children ages 0-14 that balances the social and emotional growth of the child with the pursuit of academic excellence. 

Our classrooms are multi-age with a three-year-cycle that truly benefits children's ability to develop at their own pace, while allowing the relationship with the teacher to flourish.  The goal of our program is to guide your children in their development of independence, self-knowledge, academic discovery and an internal desire for life-long learning. 

Programs include:
  • Parent/Infant birth-18 months
  • Toddler 18-30 months
  • Primary 3-6 years 
  • All Year Montessori (for ages 3-6)
  • Junior Elementary 6-9 years
  • Sr. Elementary 9-12 years
  • Middle School 12-14 years
  • Before and after school care is available for students age 3-12.
Show me:
Show me:

School Reviews

Endorse Alcuin Montessori School. Endorsements 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:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Learn more about Financing Your Kids’ Education in Private School.
Our children's education is a critical concern. That's why we elected to send our kids to private school in the first place. However, this COVID-19 virus is controlling everything. And it will continue to do so indefinitely until we have vaccines to protect us. With that in mind, here are five things you need to do when you are a parent with children in private school during this horrific pandemic.
If you are thinking about private school for your child in the aftermath of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, you should exercise even more due diligence than you usually would. More here.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student 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:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,345 for elementary schools and $11,854 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).