Montessori Academy In The Oaks
- Montessori Academy In The Oaks was incorporated as a not-for-profit school in January 1966.
- Extensive observations of the nature of childhood provide a strong foundation for Montessori education.
- Dr. Maria Montessori created unique materials and prepared environments to develop the whole child and to encourage the natural unfolding of each child's innate potential.
- Children at Montessori Academy In The Oaks learn at their own pace guided by highly specialized teachers.
- Adequate time is allowed for repetition and concentration so that each skill is mastered in developmental sequence.
- Emphasis is placed on acquiring a healthy respect for self, others, and the world around them.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||American Montessori Society (AMS)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-4|
|Total Students||83 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 19%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||5 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Chesterton Grades: NS-6 | 84 students
135 W. Lincoln Ave.
Chesterton, IN 46304
(219) 926-2359 14.7 NS-6
- Hammond Grades: PK-6 | 176 students
5935 Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 932-5666 12.7 PK-6
- Hobart Grades: K | 125 students
480 W 61st Ave
Hobart, IN 46342
(219) 945-0767 2.3 K
- Hobart Grades: PK-8 | 21 students
3528 St. Joseph Place
Hobart, IN 46342
(219) 962-9999 4.5 PK-8
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