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Sauganash Montessori School offers exceptional early childhood education in warm, home-like atmosphere.
Our mission is to cultivate a child's natural desire to learn and provide the child with a prepared environment in which they may freely explore the world around them.
Within the prepared environment,children experience the excitement of discovery and are fundamentally motivated by a love for knowledge.
Rolling admissions, eligible on 3rd birthday. Please call to schedule a tour now!.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool
  • Students: 57 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool
Year Founded
2004
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer rates vary by program selected. See our website for current summer tuition rates.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
57 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Sauganash Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Rates vary by selected schedule. Please see our website for current tuition and program options.

School Notes

  • Sauganash Montessori School (SMS) located at 5750 N. Rogers at the corner of Rogers and Kilbourn Avenue opened in the fall of 2004. The preschool and kindergarten enrolls children ages 3 6 years old and is open from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. The school follows a traditional academic year calendar and offers a nine week summer camp. SMS provides half day, partial day and all day programs.
  • Sauganash Montessori School is very proud to offer exceptional early childhood education to the Edgebrook-Sauganash Community and the surrounding area. SMS has created two beautiful and spacious classrooms, set in a warm home-like atmosphere, for children three to six years of age. The school is governed by the strict ethical codes of the American Montessori Society and follows DCFS and Illinois State Board of Education regulations. SMS began with one classroom of 17 children in 2004. By the end of 2005 SMS enrolled 28 children and expanded to hold 60 children in the fall of 2008. The child to teacher ratio is always 10 to 1 or under.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool
  • Students: 57 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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