Near North Montessori School is one of the largest and oldest private Montessori schools in the country.
We promote a culture of high academic standards, strong moral and ethical values, and a passion for learning and self-fulfillment.
We have a rich tradition of commitment to a quality Montessori education for children ages 6 months through 8th grade.
NNMS prepares children for life.  While we do not know the challenges that children will face in the future, we do know that to lead a successful and fulfilling life, they will need to be resilient, confident in their abilities, creative and innovative problem solvers, and articulate communicators with strong critical thinking skills.
Our commitment to diversity promotes an environment of respect based on equity and inclusion in which students become allies for each other while developing awareness of social and global justice issues.
All of these characteristics for success are evident in our Montessori philosophy and school culture.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 579 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,733
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 24 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Near North Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
579 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Near North Montessori Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 24 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition for K- Elementary. Tuition for Toddler, 3 year and 4 year, please contact Admissions. Tuition for JH $20,865.
Summer Program Cost Notes
% on Financial Aid
16%
Admissions Director
Vaneesha Pause

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
art, band, ceramics, drawing, gymnastics, lego robotics, swimming

School Notes

Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Near North Montessori cost?

Near North Montessori's tuition is approximately $20,733 for private students.

Does Near North Montessori offer a summer program?

Yes, Near North Montessori offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Near North Montessori offer?

Near North Montessori offers 10 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Water Polo and Winter Track. Near North Montessori is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for most sports offered.

What is Near North Montessori's ranking?

Near North Montessori ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Near North Montessori?

The application deadline for Near North Montessori is Jan. 24 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 24 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 579 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,733
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 24 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,536 for elementary schools and $17,857 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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