Keystone Montessori School

Keystone Montessori School was established in March 1994, as the result of the deep commitment of Victoria Shea, who in partnership with Montessori parents and teachers in the Oak Park/River Forest area, wished to provide an authentic Montessori education for children ages four months to adolescence.
Keystone is incorporated as a not-for-profit parent-teacher initiative and meets the standards established by the Association Montessori International (AMI).

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Other Montessori association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students136 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Keystone Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Keystone Montessori School is Trinity High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is St. Vincent Ferrer Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • River Forest
    Grades: PK-8 | 283 students
    0.2 miles
    1515 Lathrop Ave
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708) 771-5905
    0.2 PK-8
    283
  • River Forest
    Grace Lutheran School
    Grace Lutheran School Photo
    (Other Lutheran)
    Grades: NS-8 | 215 students
    0.5 miles
    7300 Division Street
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708) 366-6900
    0.5 NS-8
    215
  • River Forest
    Trinity High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 454 students
    0.5 miles
    7574 Division St
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708) 771-8383
    0.5 9-12
    454
  • River Forest
    Concordia Univ Early Childhood Education Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-K | 67 students
    0.8 miles
    7400 Augusta St
    River Forest, IL 60305
    (708) 209-3538
    0.8 PK-K
    67
  • Oak Park
     St. Giles School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 456 students
    1 miles
    1034 Linden Ave
    Oak Park, IL 60302
    (708) 383-6279
    1 PK-8
    456

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Keystone Montessori School definately provided my children with the best education they could have possible received. I highly recommend Keystone Montessori School.
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The staff at Keystone Montessori School really know how to create and encourage great community for the children. My children have gotten a great education here. I highly recommend them.
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