Dr. Maria Montessori
A child is constantly inspecting his surrounding, her house.

- Dr. Maria Montessori


Learn more about Buffalo Grove Montessori School. Contact us today to schedule a tour or classroom observation!


  • Enrollment

    Buffalo Grove Montessori School welcomes students of any race, color, national, religion, or ethnic origin. We do not use eligibility criteria, which screen out children with disabilities. Our staff makes reasonable modification in policies, practices and procedures to accommodate children with disabilities.

  • Visit Buffalo Grove Montessori School

    To learn more about Buffalo Grove Montessori School, we encourage parents of prospective students to schedule a tour or classroom observation.

    Parents will have the opportunity to learn more about our curriculum, the Montessori method, and ask questions about our programs.

    Contact us today to schedule your tour or classroom observation!

  • Admission Procedures

    • After you have seen our program, you can enroll your child at Buffalo Grove Montessori School by submitting an application and completing the following steps:
    • Your involvement maximizes your child’s experience at BGMS. If you are interested, supportive and ready to participate, then you are ready to step into a partnership with us. 
    • Children will be accepted into the program throughout the school year when space is available.
    • Children 6 weeks through Kindergarten age will be admitted.
    • Acceptance priority: siblings, transferring Montessori Students, available space.
    • Complete and return the enclosed application card, along with the $25 non-refundable new student application fee.
    • Acceptance will be confirmed as space becomes available. Verbal confirmation will be followed by written confirmation requesting the first payment.
    • The first payment (equal to one month tuition) is non-refundable and confirms your verbal commitment to enroll.
    • Upon receipt of the first payment, you will receive the necessary enrollment forms.
    • A $150 registration fee is due with the return of your enrollment forms.
    • Parents should make arrangements to visit as much as possible with their child prior to enrollment.
    • A parent/teacher conference and orientation with a school administrator will be scheduled and classroom visits will be scheduled prior to enrollment
    • No child will be discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or handicap. We do screen children and interview parents in regard to determining developmental needs as part of the pre-enrollment process.
    • Prices and programs are subject to change. Program accommodations are not subject to discounts.
    • Payments are due the first of each month.
  • Tuition & Fees

    A $25 application fee is due with the application.

    Your initial non-refundable tuition payment is due upon acceptance and applied to your first full month of enrollment.

    A $150 Registration Fee is due with the completed Enrollment Forms.

    Tuition is due the 1st of each month.  Mid-month enrollees will have tuition pro-rated and are due on the first day of attendance.

    Family Discounts Available

    • 10% off for 2nd Child
    • 15% off for 3rd Child

    Discount applied to the lesser or equal tuition rate.

    Tuition is determined by the ratio in your child’s classroom.

      $1950 per Month
      $1775 per Month
      $1650 per Month
      $1500 per Month
    • THREE – FIVE HALF DAY (Available 9 months Sept-May or 12 months from 8:30 am– 1pm)
      $1000 per Month
      $1300 per Month

    Tuition will not be adjusted for vacations or extended absence.  A thirty (30) day written notice is required prior to withdrawal.  Should your enrollment be interrupted you will be returned to the waiting list.

    Additional fees for field trips, special lessons, programs or photographs may be charged.

    Prices and programs are subject to change.