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!.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool
Year Founded2004
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer rates vary by program selected. See our website for current summer tuition rates.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students57 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Sauganash Montessori School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesRates 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.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Sauganash Montessori School is Good Counsel High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Wonder Montessori School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Wonder Montessori School
    Wonder Montessori School Photo - Preschool (3-6) Program Building
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-3
    0.6 miles
    5630-5644 N Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 509-1296
    0.6 NS-3
    n/a
  • Chicago
     Queen Of All Saints
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 649 students
    0.7 miles
    6230 N Lemont Ave
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 736-0567
    0.7 NS-8
    649
  • Chicago
    Good Counsel High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 415 students
    0.8 miles
    3900 West Peterson Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60659
    (773) 478-3655
    0.8 9-12
    415
  • Chicago
    All Aboard Learning Express
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 106 students
    0.9 miles
    4008 W Rosemont Ave
    Chicago, IL 60646
    (773) 202-0554
    0.9 PK-K
    106
  • Chicago
    Grades: NS-PK | 87 students
    1.2 miles
    5500 N Saint Louis Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60625
    (773) 442-4540
    1.2 NS-PK
    87

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