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Montessori is a time-tested method of education that engages your child`s natural curiosity through hands-on discovery for themselves at every age. We educate our children to be global citizens and tomorrow`s innovators and leaders.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1981
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
129 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Crystal Lake Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Dependent on program, half-time/full-time, part-time, and extended care options
Admissions Director
Beth Huffman

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Engineering Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes, Music classes

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Yoga

School Notes

  • ABOUT THE MONTESSORI METHOD A little over a hundred years ago, Maria Montessori, Italy`s first female physician, developed her philosophy of education based on observing stages of child development. She pioneered a new method of education by inventing a series of "self-correcting" materials.They might look like toys, but we call them works because each of these beautifully crafted materials has a specific purpose. These are like puzzles with only one solution that children discover for themselves by hands-on experimentation that`s as natural to them as playing. The role of the Montessori teacher is to guide the student in their exploration.
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

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Event
Date
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break
November 24, 2022 (Thursday)
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break
November 25, 2022 (Friday)
NO SCHOOL, Spring Break
March 27, 2023 (Monday)
NO SCHOOL, Spring Break
March 28, 2023 (Tuesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 129 students
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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