Gateway Montessori School

Gateway Montessori is a small, family centered non-profit school serving children 15 months to 12 years.
We are licensed by the City of Chicago and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
We are one of only a few schools in Chicago to be recognized by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI).

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School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association Montessori International (AMI)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded2006
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$1,150
Summer Program Cost Notestwo full or half day summer programs are offered; mid June through mid July, and mid July through mid August.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students48 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Gateway Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no uniforms, comfortable clothing, no licensed character images)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,869
Tuition Notesdifferent programs are different cost depending on full or half day enrollment, current tuition rates available on the website

School Notes

  • Gateway Montessori is a small, family centered non-profit school serving children 15 months to 12 years. We are licensed by the City of Chicago and the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. We are one of only a few schools in Chicago to be recognized by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI).
  • Gateway Montessori has been in operation since 2006, and moved to a newly built facility in June of 2017. Each classroom has floor to ceiling windows, and the building features large communal areas and a fenced garden play area.
  • Our programs are 5 days a week, full or half day.
  • Community:15 months to 3 years.
  • Children`s House:3 years to 6 years.
  • Elementary:6 years to 12 years, full day.
  • Please call the school to join a Tour & Chat held the first Monday of the month.
  • 773-539-3025
  • www.gatewaymontessorischool.org

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