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Chiaravalle Montessori School

425 Dempster Street
Evanston, IL 60201

(847) 864-2190


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Montessori School provides families with a quality child-centered education based upon the philosophy and methods of Maria Montessori.

Chiaravalle strives to provide a respectful, cooperative, and culturally diverse environment in which children may develop the full range of their abilities.

Vision Statement
Chiaravalle Montessori School will be an outstanding community providing a complete educational experience in an optimally prepared environment where learning and diversity are cause for celebration.

Core Values Statement
Core values are attributes that help define our School’s identity and purpose. At Chiaravalle, our core values reflect our vigilant commitment to Montessori education and principles.
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school