Thank you for your interest in the Montessori Children’s Schoolhouse (MCS). We are excited to share our school with you.

Since 1968, MCS has provided guidance and educational opportunities as vast as a child’s desire to discover. We offer toddler, early childhood, kindergarten, and elementary programs. Stimulating classroom environments promote creativity and exploration that help students develop a love for learning. We emphasize respect for others, respect for oneself, and respect for the environment to help prepare our students for a lifetime of success, both inside and outside of the classroom. MCS welcomes children of any age, race, religion, color, national, and ethnic origin.

We invite you to schedule a visit!

We are the only accredited Montessori in
Northwest Indiana and South Chicago Suburbs!

Accredited Member School

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  • School resumes Wednesday, August 22, 2018, half day


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Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, August 21:

    • Open House for new early childhood and new kindergarten students 9:30 A.M.-10:30 A.M.
    • Toddler Parent Orientation, 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Wednesday, August 22:

    • Classes begin: kindergarten and elementary – half-day new early childhood students begin phase-in
    • Open House for toddlers
  • Thursday, August 23:

    • Before/after school program begins for kindergarten and elementary
    • Elementary Parent Orientation, 7:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Monday, August 27:

    • Kindergarten Parent Orientation, 7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
    • Returning early childhood students begin classes
    • Before/after school program begins for early childhood program
  • Tuesday, August 28:

    • Early childhood Parent Orientation 7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
  • Monday, September 3: Labor Day - MCS closed
  • Friday, September 21: International Day of Peace