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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 49 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,868
  • Application Deadline: Sep. 6 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Gateway Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded
2006
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
49 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Gateway Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
no uniforms, comfortable clothing, no licensed character images

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Sep. 6 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
average pricing for full day 3-6 year old program. Tuition is different based on program level and full or half day option. Current tuition rates available on the website.
Summer Program Cost
$1,250
Summer Program Cost Notes
two full or half day summer programs are offered; mid June through mid July, and mid July through mid August. Half day for $1050, full day for $1250
Admissions Director
Emily Page

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
After School Care

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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Gateway Montessori School cost?
Gateway Montessori School's tuition is approximately $13,868 for private students and $1,250 for summer students.
Does Gateway Montessori School offer a summer program?
Yes, Gateway Montessori School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is Gateway Montessori School's ranking?
Gateway Montessori School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for Gateway Montessori School?
The application deadline for Gateway Montessori School is Sep. 6 / rolling (applications are due on Sep. 6 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 49 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,868
  • Application Deadline: Sep. 6 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,543 for elementary schools and $18,028 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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