Daycroft Montessori Elementary School

  • Your child will thrive at Daycroft School.  Our mission is to empower each student with confidence, compassion and a lifelong love of learning.
  • This happens in a warm, caring, open, and culturally diverse environment.
  • Please note that we are a two campus school.
  • Our campus on 100 E. Oakbrook Drive is for toddler and preschool and our campus on 1095 N. Zeeb Road is for preschool through sixth grade.

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students127 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Daycroft Montessori Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Appropriate clothes are required for gym class)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease check the website for current tuition amounts.
% on Financial Aid
9%
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLisa Edmondson

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsSoccerSoccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Basketball, Dance, Girlz Club, Mad Science, Piano and voice lessons, Running Club, Soccer, Spanish

Club or Organization:
Black Belt Academy, Chess Club, Drama

Arts and Music Programs:
Afterschool Art

School Notes

  • Early childhood and elementary education at Daycroft incorporates a unique blend of the traditional Montessori complemented by traditional and progressive teaching methods. We share the belief of Maria Montessori and many other educators that children must be allowed to learn at their own pace. We recognize that children demonstrate intelligence in many ways and acquire understanding through many learning styles.
  • personalized learning.
  • engaged students
  • children love to learn
  • small student to teacher ratio

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