Near North Montessori School

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1434 W Division St

Chicago, IL 60642

(773) 384-1434

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

26 Parent Reviews for Near North Montessori School

Bullying is a problem with the girls, even in the preschool (3-6 year old) classroom.

Posted by a parent on 02/09/15

We've been at this school for 11 years. My daughter started at two and graduated last year. We have had a perfect experience the entire time. My kids are happy, engaged and have acquired a very broad knowledge base. My daughter got into her first choice of high school.

Posted by a parent on 01/01/14

This is our 3rd year at NNMS and we couldn't be happier with our choice of school or our daughter's progress. Montessori is the epitome of differentiated instruction and NNMS are pros at it. My daughter has thrived in this environment because the teachers are so well-trained to recognize strengths ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/13

This school has no formal curriculum. There is no focus on academics at all. If you want your child to learn more about how to get along with others and less about reading fundamentals and mathematics than this is the school for you. The parent community is nice provided you adhere to a very liberal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/07/13

With 9 years in and 6 to go before our youngest finishes, we continue to be amazed and impressed at what a wonder place NNM is. We feel truly privileged to be able to give this experience to our children.

Posted by a parent on 08/11/11

Most people love montessori for little kids, but now that my children are in middle school, I can assure you that montessori is even better as children grow into adolescence. Unlike stories I've heard from friends with children at other schools, my children literally RUN into the school when I drop ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/11

My family was a part of NNMS for over 12 years. It has been & continues to be the best experience we could have had as a family pursuing a unique academic experience. I have observed that when parents do NOT partner with the school, but seek to impose thier own academic understanding to this proven ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/23/10

Montessori education focuses on creating a healthy community that teaches children not just how to take tests but how to live productively in this changing world. Near North is the best of the best in the Montessori world, a national showcase. Teachers are guides, not lecturers, children are leaders ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/18/10

Wonderful place to spend your days. Incredible staff, amazing teachers, fortunate children and cool parents.

Posted by a teacher on 07/04/10

My four children went to NNM and it was a great experience for each of them.

Posted by a parent on 04/19/10

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Chicago schools — Near North Montessori School is located at 1434 W Division St, Chicago IL 60642. 1434 W Division St is in the 60642 ZIP code in Chicago, IL Near North Montessori School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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