Carmel Montessori Academy and Children's House is a small, rural school community dedicated to providing researched-based, virtue-focused, continually evolving environments within the philosophy and pedagogy of Maria Montessori as interpreted by qualified, competent CMA Faculty to facilitate the balanced development of the physical, personal, social, and academic growth of the CHILD and his/her unique Family towards his/her self-creation of a happy, competent, continually developing person who is a citizen of our world.
Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:
Learning Difference Programs
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Tuition is variable. Extended hours available. Please call for tuition.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Please call for summer program tuition.
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House offer a summer program?
Yes, Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House's ranking?
Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House?
The application deadline for Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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