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Admissions

If you are new to our schools, please complete our online inquiry form and a member of our staff with contact you. Please see below for further details on our admissions procedure.

Admissions Procedure

Thank you for your interest in our program. As an authentic Montessori school, we follow the principles set out by Maria Montessori. We find that, as a result of this pedagogy, our children develop their sense of independence while maintaining a feeling of responsibility toward the world around them. Our family-friendly environment provides for a partnership between home and school to help maximize your child’s overall development.

Infants, Toddlers, and Primary

  1. Schedule a visit to the school. This visit is recommended for parents only, however, we do understand that childcare may prove to be a challenge. If this is the case, you may bring your child with you, but please keep in mind that you are responsible for them.
  2. Complete the application and submit with a $75 application fee.
  3. Schedule a visit for your child to see the school.
  4. Upon acceptance, return your signed contract with the registration fee and deposit/installment. This will reserve a place for your child in one of our classrooms.
  5. Prior to your child’s first day, submit their physical and immunization records.
  6. Call (847) 705-1234 to schedule a meeting with our executive or educational director.
  7. Bring an original birth certificate on your child’s first day. It will be copied for their student file and returned.

Elementary and Erdkinder

  1. Schedule a visit to the school. This visit is recommended for parents only,; however, we do understand that childcare may prove to be a challenge. If this is the case, you may bring your child with you, but please keep in mind that you are responsible for them.
  2. Complete the application and submit with the application fee: $100 for elementary or $200 for Erdkinder.
  3. Sign a release form allowing open communication between our school and your child’s former school.
  4. Our school may observe your child in his current school or home environment.
  5. Schedule a visit for your child to spend time in our school (typically 1-3 days).
  6. Upon acceptance, return your signed contract with the registration fee and deposit/installment. This will reserve a place for your child in one of our classrooms.
  7. Prior to your child’s first day, submit their physical and immunization records along with school records.
  8. Bring an original birth certificate on your child’s first day. It will be copied for their student file and returned.

The following is our school’s priority enrollment preference procedure:

  1. Returning students maintain first priority.
  2. Present members’ siblings receive second priority.
  3. Montessori transfer students receive third priority.
  4. Outside applicants receive fourth priority.

If we are unable to place your child, your application will be placed on a waiting status. We appreciate your visit and choice of our Montessori approach to education. We look forward to building a fruitful partnership with you and your family. If we can answer any of your questions about our programs, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Tuition & Fees

Montessori Academy of North Hoffman offers these programs:

  • Elementary (1st through 6th grades) at Freeman East,
  • Erdkinder (7th through 12th grade) at Freeman West,
  • Infants and, toddlers at Huntington,
  • Primary (ages 3 through 6) at all three campuses.

Please contact the school for current program offerings and tuition rates.

Financial Aid

Tuition assistance is available to existing students only. Students must be in attendance for at least one year to qualify. Assistance is offered to children attending our elementary or Erdkinder programs and is based on financial need.

Freeman West

1250 Freeman Road

Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

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Freeman East

1200 Freeman Road

Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

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Huntington

3805 Huntington Blvd.

Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

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