Our Community. Our Mission.

Montessori Children’s Community was founded out of profound respect for children and a devotion to educating children for a peaceful world. Our Community is committed to Montessori’s approach to education and operates on the principle of freedom within limits, respect for one’s self, for others and for the environment. Montessori Children’s Community is recognized as a Full Member of the American Montessori Society.  Montessori Children’s Community is also licensed by the Department of Child and Family Services (DFCS) and are members of the Association of Illinois Montessori Schools (AIMS).

Our “Whole Child” approach embraces each child’s individual progress toward concentration, inner-discipline and self-confidence by allowing each child to reach their full potential at their own pace and level.

Our environment is filled with beautiful, carefully chosen materials that progress developmentally from concrete expressions of concepts to more abstract representations. The materials in the classroom represent a four year curriculum of work and they invite the child to explore and encourage the child to be creative.