1800 W. Balmoral Avenue Chicago, IL 60640

School Type: Day

Student Body: coed

Head of School: Ben Blair

Admissions Director: Emily Tucker

Age 2 - Grade 8

Rogers Park Montessori School (RPMS) is a not for profit (501)c3, non-sectarian, co-educational day school guided by the philosophy of Maria Montessori. Located in the Andersonville neighborhood on the north side of Chicago, also offered are a variety of optional daycare, afterschool enrichment, and summer camp programs for over 350 children from ages 2 to 14.

RPMS places the highest importance on serving the needs of the child and seeks to create an intimate environment in an urban setting that nurtures all who are part of the community – children, parents, and staff. Classes are a multi-age, three-year grouping, in keeping with the Montessori practice. The mixed age groups provide for peer teaching, role modeling, leadership experiences, and enhance the sense of community within the classroom.

RPMS values arts education and provides resources for art, music, drama, and Spanish programming. All students are taught the values fundamental to Montessori education: peace; care of the environment; respecting and celebrating diversity; and engendering a sense of our place in the global community.

A highly dedicated and skilled group of teachers and administrators create an educational program of the highest quality.  Committed and involved parents to contribute time, talent, and financial resources. RPMS parents partner with the school to provide children with a nurturing and secure environment that gives them the stability they need to explore the world at large.

RPMS is accredited by the American Montessori Society (AMS) and the Independent Schools Association of Central States (ISACS).