Top American Montessori Society (AMS) Private Elementary Schools in Illinois

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For the 2021 school year, there are 47 top private schools in Illinois belonging to the American Montessori Society (AMS), serving 6,082 students.
Since its formation in 1960, the American Montessori Society has grown to be the largest Montessori organization in the world. AMS is a non-profit, non-discriminatory service organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting the use of the Montessori teaching approach in private and public schools. Member-supported, its funding comes mainly from Montessori-credentialed teachers, schools, administrators, teacher education programs, parents of Montessori You can also find more schools membership associations in Illinois.

Top American Montessori Society (AMS) Private Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Alcuin Montessori School
    Montessori School
    324 N Oak Park Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708) 366-1882

    Grades: NS-8 | 133 students
  • 9300 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (847) 850-5490

    Grades: NS-8 | 100 students
  • Ancona School
    Ancona School Photo - In a community of cultural and economic diversity, Ancona's progressive, social justice curriculum rooted in the Montessori tradition educations students to become creative problem solvers, confident risk takers, and life-long learners.
    Montessori School
    4770 S Dorchester Ave
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773) 924-2356

    Grades: PK-8 | 237 students
  • 2025 S.Goebbert Rd.
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005
    (847) 222-4267

    Grades: PK-1 | 30 students
  • Brickton Montessori School
    Brickton Montessori School Photo - Hands. On.When you can touch it, even complicated ideas becomes manageable. Montessori materials stimulate all our senses. With multiple ways of connecting to a single concept, every child can find a path to successful learning.
    Montessori School
    8622 W Catalpa Ave
    Chicago, IL 60656
    (773) 714-0646

    Grades: NS-8 | 167 students
  • Bridges Academy
    Bridges Academy Photo - Bridges Academy 1st-5th Grades
    Montessori School
    716 Oak St
    Saint Charles, IL 60174
    (630) 513-1686

    Grades: 1-5 | 44 students
  • Cardinal Bernardin Early Childhood Center
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    1651 W Diversey Pkwy
    Chicago, IL 60614
    (773) 975-6330

    Grades: PK-3 | 163 students
  • 3s238 State Route 59
    Warrenville, IL 60555
    (630) 393-2995

    Grades: PK-12 | 41 students
  • 425 Dempster St
    Evanston, IL 60201
    (847) 864-2190

    Grades: PK-8 | 400 students
  • 1448 E. 53rd Street
    Chicago, IL 60615
    (773) 329-8152

    Grades: K-2 | 19 students
  • Childrens Learning World
    Montessori School
    8101 W Golf Rd
    Niles, IL 60714
    (847) 470-0370

    Grades: PK-2 | 67 students
  • Costa Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2726 Costa Dr
    Galesburg, IL 61401
    (309) 344-3151

    Grades: PK-8 | 251 students
  • 2521 Grove St
    Blue Island, IL 60406
    (708) 926-9720

    Grades: PK-8 | 58 students
  • 3013 S. Country Club Rd.
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    (815) 338-0013

    Grades: PK-8 | 221 students
  • Dupage Montessori School
    Dupage Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    1111 E Warrenville Rd
    Naperville, IL 60563
    (630) 369-6899

    Grades: PK-8 | 289 students
  • 850 N Commonwealth Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 896-7557

    Grades: PK-6 | 57 students
  • Grace Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1112 N 9th Ave
    Melrose Park, IL 60160
    (708) 344-7257

    Grades: PK-2 | 50 students
  • 1675 Greenbrook Blvd
    Hanover Park, IL 60133
    (630) 830-1675

    Grades: PK-1 | 91 students
  • 114 S Racine Ave
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (312) 265-1514

    Grades: PK-8 | 244 students
  • Joliet Montessori School
    Joliet Montessori School Photo - An elementary student enjoys an overnight field trip to The Country Experience.
    Montessori School
    1600 Root St
    Crest Hill, IL 60403
    (815) 741-4180

    Grades: NS-9 | 66 students
  • 7415 North Ave
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708) 366-1080

    Grades: PK-8 | 136 students
  • Kindi Academy
    Montessori School
    5801 Westview Ln
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (630) 560-4900

    Grades: PK-8 | 173 students
  • La Casa Montessori School
    Montessori School
    514 Adams St
    Oak Park, IL 60304
    (708) 763-8616

    Grades: PK-5 | 72 students
  • Lectura Montessori School
    Montessori School
    6823 W Rossevelt Rd
    Berwyn, IL 60402
    (708) 393-6012

    Grades: PK-6 | 44 students
  • Mi Sol Montessori Academy
    Montessori School
    14249 S. Wolf Rd
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    (708) 244-2424

    Grades: PK-6 | 36 students
  • Midwest Montessori School
    Montessori School
    926 Noyes St
    Evanston, IL 60201
    (847) 328-6630

    Grades: PK-1 | 25 students
  • 1335 W Randolph St
    Chicago, IL 60607
    (312) 243-0977

    Grades: PK-6 | 401 students
  • 927 N Main St
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (630) 469-4727

    Grades: PK-8 | 70 students
  • Montessori Habitat
    Montessori Habitat Photo - Call us at 217-366-3260 to learn more about our ~ preschool classroom ~ elementary classroom ~ and ~ middle school classroom. Visit our website at www.montessorihabitatschool.org. Affiliated with the American Montessori Society
    Montessori School
    801 & 805 West Kirby Avenue
    Champaign, IL 61820
    (217) 366-3260

    Grades: PK-8 | 86 students
  • 133 Illinois St
    Crystal Lake, IL 60014
    (815) 459-6727

    Grades: PK-6 | 47 students
  • 8101 Sayer Rd
    Rockford, IL 61108
    (815) 332-8101

    Grades: NS-9 | 193 students
  • 1403 Regency Drive East
    Savoy, IL 61874
    (217) 356-1818

    Grades: PK-8 | 185 students
  • 13700 W Laurel Dr
    Lake Forest, IL 60045
    (847) 918-1000

    Grades: NS-6 | 123 students
  • 32470 Harris Rd
    Grayslake, IL 60030
    (847) 543-0002

    Grades: 7-9 | 17 students
  • 16427 135th St
    Lemont, IL 60439
    (815) 834-0607

    Grades: NS-8 | 149 students
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