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).

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 22 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,344
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded
2006
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$1,200
Summer Program Cost Notes
two full or half day summer programs are offered; mid June through mid July, and mid July through mid August.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(no uniforms, comfortable clothing, no licensed character images)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
different 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
Profile last updated: 08/30/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 22 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,344
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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