Bridges Academy

  • Bridges Montessori Academy views each child as a unique individual and one to be respected for that uniqueness.
  • Bridges offers an environment which allows for the natural unfolding of the child and builds a foundation for lifelong learning.
  • Through a carefully prepared environment and curriculum, the child is exposed to a variety of experiences and materials.
  • Each is designed to nurture the child's absorbent mind and foster his total development.
  • Bridges provides an interdisciplinary manipulative-oriented experience which facilitates independence, self-confidence, self-learning and respect.
  • Each program offers a unique meshing of learning styles which keep pace with the individual educational needs of the child in today's society.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
State or regional independent school association
Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Year Founded1992
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students44 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Bridges Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorJan Dangles
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arlington Heights
    Grades: PK-1 | 30 students
    20.2 miles
    2025 S.Goebbert Rd.
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 222-4267
    20.2 PK-1
    30
  • Barrington
    Grades: PK-5 | 70 students
    19.4 miles
    1410 S. Barrington Rd.
    Barrington, IL 60010
    (847) 382-2812
    19.4 PK-5
    70
  • Bartlett
    Kripa Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 40 students
    8.9 miles
    379 Bartlett Plz
    Bartlett, IL 60103
    (630) 830-8940
    8.9 PK-K
    40
  • Buffalo Grove
    Grades: PK-K | 68 students
    24.3 miles
    950 Ellen Dr
    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
    (847) 541-8111
    24.3 PK-K
    68
  • Des Plaines
    Grades: PK-6 | 176 students
    24.9 miles
    2350 E Dempster St
    Des Plaines, IL 60016
    (847) 827-5519
    24.9 PK-6
    176

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