Council Oak Montessori School

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
International Montessori Council (IMC)
Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1990

Student Body

Total Students58 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Council Oak Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,000
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $5,000 to $10,00 depending on classroom level
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLila Jokanovic
Admissions AssociateLluvia Hernandez


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Indoor SoccerBasketballBowling,
Indoor Soccer


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Guitar Lessons

Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Fellowship of the Oak

Arts and Music Programs:
Farming, Movie nights, Music Enrichment

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running Club, Yoga

School Notes

  • "Our aim is not only to make the child understand, and still less to force him to memorize, but so to touch his imagination as to enthuse him to his innermost core. We do not want complacent pupils, but eager ones." -Maria Montessori
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  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 248 students
    4.4 miles
    9833 S Throop St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    4.4 PK-8
  • Chicago
    Beverly Hills Sda School
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 1-7 | 14 students
    4.9 miles
    9356 S Justine St
    Chicago, IL 60620
    4.9 1-7
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 396 students
    5 miles
    9240 S Hoyne Ave
    Chicago, IL 60643
    5 PK-8
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-12 | 452 students
    2.6 miles
    2153 W 111th St
    Chicago, IL 60643
    2.6 PK-12
  • Chicago
    Grades: K-8 | 31 students
    2.6 miles
    2017 W 110th Pl
    Chicago, IL 60643
    2.6 K-8

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,252 for elementary schools and $12,267 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).