Near North Montessori
- 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.
|School Type||Montessori School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other religious school association(s)|
American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||624 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 30%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||32 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||20:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 21 / Mar. 3|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$15,313|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition for Kindergarten to 6th grade is as above. Trip fee add'l for Junior High. Tuition for preK varies by program from $3705 to $14438|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Admissions Director||Jenelle Sullivan|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter TrackBasketball, Cross Country,|
Dance, Flag Football,
Water Polo, Winter Track,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||7 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||art, band, ceramics, drawing, gymnastics, lego robotics, swimming|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Chicago Grades: NS-8 | 573 students
226 W Schiller St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)266-3381 1.5 NS-8
- Chicago Grades: PK-8 | 201 students
1255 N Noble St
Chicago, IL 60642
(773)278-4560 0.1 PK-8
- Chicago Grades: NS-PK
300 W Hill Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)266-2020 1.4 NS-PK
- Chicago Grades: PK-8 | 193 students
1900 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60612
(312)243-8186 2.4 PK-8
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