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Montessori School Of Lake Forest Photo #1 - Our main West Laurel Drive campus is on over five acres of prairie adjacent to the Middlefork Savanna County Forest Preserve.
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Montessori School Of Lake Forest Photo #1 - Our main West Laurel Drive campus is on over five acres of prairie adjacent to the Middlefork Savanna County Forest Preserve.
The curriculum at MSLF, based on Maria Montessori`s study of child development, is designed to maximize the development of children through prepared environments.
Montessori trained directors conduct carefully planned lessons that children then carry out independently and repeatedly.
Children are encouraged to build sensory-motor skills, socialization skills, high self-esteem, inner security, and abiding habits of concentration.
Great care goes into preparing and maintaining classroom materials that are beautiful and inviting, and serve as essential components of the curriculum.
Montessori pedagogy is over 100 years old and is practiced in nearly four thousand public and private schools in the United States, and throughout the world.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 123 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded
1966
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
123 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Montessori School Of Lake Forest Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
For full schedule of tuition rates for all programs, visit www.mslf.org
Admissions Director
Hope Allegretti
Admissions Associate
Teresa Pavelich

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Chess Class, Piano Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
After School Sports, Circus Club

School Notes

  • We encourage you to see for yourself what a Montessori education can offer to you and your child. Please feel free to call us and schedule your visit.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Montessori School Of Lake Forest?

The application deadline for Montessori School Of Lake Forest is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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Date
SCHOOL CLOSED
December 26, 2022 (Monday)
SCHOOL CLOSED
December 30, 2022 (Friday)
SCHOOL CLOSED
January 02, 2023 (Monday)
First Day of Black History Month
February 01, 2023 (Wednesday)
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 123 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Lake County, IL is $10,272 for elementary schools and $22,567 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Lake County, IL is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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