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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 41 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1977
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
41 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Carmel Montessori Academy & Children's House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is variable. Extended hours available. Please call for tuition.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Please call for summer program tuition.
Admissions Director
Jacob LaFranzo
Admissions Associate
Carmen LaFranzo
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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 41 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dupage County, IL is $8,160 for elementary schools and $10,713 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dupage County, IL is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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