We Are Excited to Open Our Brand New Uptown—Andersonville Montessori School We are Currently Accepting Enrollment Applications for All Programs

We thank you for your interest in our thriving Montessori community. American Montessori Academy delivers the highest standard of Montessori education by meeting the academic, social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of children 8 weeks to 9 years of age.

We are a network of independent Montessori schools that offers year-round, all-day programs based upon the Montessori Method in stimulating learning facilities. We are currently enrolling students for all programs at our Uptown—Andersonville School, which is now open at 5050 N. Broadway Ave, #112, Chicago, IL 60640.

Uptown—Andersonville Montessori School

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  • Campus Highlights
  • Enrollment Highlights
  • Operational Highlights

  • 12,000 Square Foot State-of-the-Art Facility
  • 8 Montessori Classrooms
  • All Classrooms are Fully Equipped with Child-Sized Features, Counters, ADA-Compliant Bathrooms, Sinks and Fixtures
  • Expansive, Private Natural Playground encouraging Sensory-rich Outdoor Learning and the Important of Instinctive Play in the Natural World
  • Advanced Technology, including Leading Security Systems and Protocols to Ensure Safety 
  • Energy-Efficient Utilities
  • Heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems with fresh, dedicated air supply for each classroom.
  • HEPA certified air filtration systems

  • 146 Student Enrollment Capacity 
  • Range of Programs and Schedules (All Day (7:30am—6:30pm), School Day (8am—3:30pm) and Half Day (8am—12:30pm)) to help meet the needs of working parents
  • Enriching Education Curriculum and Year-round Montessori Programs offered for All Levels
  • Low Student-to-Teacher Ratio for a Tailored Program
  • Self-Correcting Classroom Materials Specialized for Each Level of Development based upon the Montessori Method
  • Fresh, Organic Lunch Program, catered locally by Gourmet Gorilla
  • Child-Sized Tools — from Furniture to Flatware — encouraging Self-reliance
  • Special Emphasis on Global Concepts
  • Expansive array of Extracurricular Programming tailored to Student Interest, including Art, Spanish, Music, Cooking, Science and Child Yoga
  • Outdoor Activities in Our Large, Private Playground that Reconnect Children to Nature
  • Classrooms that Reflect our Diverse, Inclusive Community

  • Full Member School of the American Montessori Society (AMS) 
  • Member of the Association of Illinois Montessori Schools 
  • Registered with the Illinois State Board of Education
  • Licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
  • Licensed as an Emergency Child Care Center in accordance with COVID-19 Executive Orders with strict health and safety measures to help control the spread of virus emergency response childcare.
  • Commitment to Transparency, ensuring Families and Staff alike have Direct Lines of Communication with School Leadership
  • Collaboration and Partnerships with Local, World-Class Institutions to leverage Resources and Experience
  • Constantly Evolving, focused on Continuous Improvement through Observation and Response to our Community’s Needs

We are excited to get to know you and your family, and we invite you to explore our schools, programs and Montessori way of life.

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AMA Uptown—Andersonville features a reimagined space with new architecture and state-of-the-art classrooms that are designed as Dr. Maria Montessori envisioned it herself — as a children’s house or “Casa dei Bambini” — providing an enriching, nurturing and diverse educational environment.


5050 N. Broadway Ave, #112
Chicago, IL 60640


(773) 293-6460


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