Arlington Montessori School

Arlington Montessori School is committed to providing educational experiences to young children and their parents based upon the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori.
The Montessori approach recognizes that the child's early years, from birth to six, are the most formative.
Child development is a process that is influenced by nature and environment, both physical and social.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-1
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students30 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Arlington Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesCall or Email for Tuition Information

School Notes

  • " The way our Montessori school is going to function is by, following all the rules regulated by the American Montessori Society. We are certified with the American Montessori Society and the Illinois Board of Education. We will have an organized program to follow in the classroom, which would include all the areas of learning that are covered in a Montessori program. These services will fulfill the needs necessary in a Montessori classroom"
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wheeling
    Grades: NS-8 | 100 students
    5.4 miles
    9300 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 850-5490
    5.4 NS-8
  • Buffalo Grove
    Grades: PK-K | 68 students
    6.2 miles
    950 Ellen Dr
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847) 541-8111
    6.2 PK-K
  • Streamwood
    Streamwood Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-3 | 55 students
    10.9 miles
    25 W Streamwood Blvd.
    Streamwood, IL 60107
    (630) 233-8567
    10.9 PK-3
  • Arlington Heights
    Grades: PK-5 | 111 students
    2.9 miles
    125 N Dryden Ave
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847) 577-7600
    2.9 PK-5
  • Barrington
    Grades: PK-5 | 70 students
    11 miles
    1410 S. Barrington Rd.
    Barrington, IL 60010
    (847) 382-2812
    11 PK-5

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
My 4-year-old goes here. Very good school. They focus a lot of things that will encourage students to focus on whatever they are doing. The teachers are all nice. Given that my son still manages to be scared of the main teacher, that means they are still firm with how they treat the kids. I consider this a very good thing. They encourage the students to learn at their own rate. Due to moves, this is the third school my son has been to, and the one I like the most. We plan to move soon and hope we do not move too far from the school so he can finish his preschooling here.
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Both my children attend Arlington Montessori School and I can only say wonderful things about it. The teachers are great, very warm and kind. I love the fact that they actually get to know the children REALLY well, they talk to them, they pay attention to what they say and they treat them with kindness and love. At an early age, they learn how to take care of some of their needs, to be self sufficient. The curriculum is also very impressive and the children enjoy and thrive working in the environment that the school has. Everything is simple, everything is very well organized, everything has its own designated space, and this rubs off on the children and they learn to be neat, organized and focused. I am very happy we chose this school, and I definitely recommend this school to any parent.
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We had our older son with the school for 4 years and younger son with them for over 1 year (we moved to a different town after that). The teachers are very caring and take each kid to their hearts. Academic curriculums strictly follow Montessori way, which encourages kids to learn and stimulates their curiosity on the nature. My kids came out way ahead in math and reading. The program also focuses on basic etiquette, self-discipline and character building.Above all, the teachers are caring, loving and attentive to all kids. We feel as part of a family, and even now my kids still love to go back to re-visit their friends and teachers there.
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I have two children that attended Montessori school for two years and I have nothing but wonderful things to say. The teachers are very attentive with the children and my kids have flourished with this program. I highly recommended this school for anyone interested in a excellent school program.
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