Sauganash Montessori School

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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 (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 45 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
45 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Sauganash Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

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.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer rates vary by program selected. See our website for current summer tuition rates.

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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Sauganash Montessori School often compared to?
Sauganash Montessori Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wonder Montessori School by visitors of our site.
Does Sauganash Montessori School offer a summer program?
Yes, Sauganash Montessori School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
When is the application deadline for Sauganash Montessori School?
The application deadline for Sauganash Montessori School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Sauganash Montessori School located?
Sauganash Montessori School is located in the Forest Glen neighborhood of Chicago, IL. There are 3 other private schools located in Forest Glen.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Montessori School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 45 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $10,907 for elementary schools and $18,621 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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