Fox Valley Montessori School is peaceful community that fosters a child's personal growth, life long love of learning and academic excellence.
Our objective is to provide carefully planned stimulating environments which help children develop essential habits, attitudes, skills and ideas for a lifetime of creative thinking and learning.
Maria Montessori's philosophy of following the growing needs of each individual child, gives children the freedom to experiment and learn in a "prepared environment" at their own pace in a non-competitive atmosphere.
This allows the physical, intellectual, emotional and social potential of each child to unfold.
The core of Dr. Montessori's philosophy states that as children acquire an "inner discipline" from their exposure to both physical and mental order, they become free to learn - the natural impulse to learn is self-motivation of the child.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 57 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded
1969
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
57 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Fox Valley Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Art, Chess, Dance, Martial Arts

School Notes

  • Fox Valley Montessori offers educational opportunities as follows: Parent/Infant Program, Toddler Program (18 months - 3), Primary Program (ages 3-6), Full Day Kindergarten Program, and Elementary Program (1st - 6th Grade. In keeping with Maria Montessori's theories on child development, Fox Valley Montessori adheres to the following basic tenents of the Montessori philosophy and pedagogy: Multi-aged Grouping in the classrooms, Certified Montessori Teachers, Teacher as a Guide, Prepared Environment, Freedom to Make Choices, Self-Correcting Materials, Observations and Assessments of Each Child, Grace and Courtesy, Uninterrupted Work Cycle, and Peace Education.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 57 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Kane County, IL is $4,779 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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