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Glen Ellyn, IL
Students enrolled: 70
 

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927 North Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

(630) 469-4727
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Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
May 24, 2015
I would never leave my child alone with the elementary male teacher. He isn't trustworthy and relies on computers to do his job, which isn't Montessori at all!

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Not enough
May 24, 2015
The only homework they have is spelling which is a joke. They are all in for a shock in the real world!

- submitted by a parent
Develops grit: Strongly disagree
May 24, 2015
This school is not at all realistic to normal schools and those that are there need to get out and experience a real school with real professionalism.

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Develops respect: Strongly disagree
May 24, 2015
There needs to be more respect for others and more professional guidelines for the director to follow. She's stuck in her ways, and thinks that's the only way...

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Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
May 24, 2015
It's hard when there's a bad director, but most of the teachers are good and try their best, even with a bad leader.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
May 24, 2015
I don't think the school is run well by the director. She is not a truthful person and will lie to get ahead or make her self look good. She is definitely not fair to all the students or supportive to the teachers.

- submitted by a parent

May 24, 2015
The director is not trustworthy or a good person. Also, I would never leave my child alone with the male elementary teacher. Overall, not a good school!

- submitted by a parent

March 19, 2013
My children have experienced the toddler, pre-primary, and elementary programs at this school, and they are all wonderful. We are looking forward to the new middle school program for my oldest. I have observed a number of other Montessori schools, in my career and when making the decision on schools for my own children, and the staff and environment here at MAGE feels the most inviting and family oriented. Clean and organized, but not sterile or rigid; Warm and loving, but not without boundaries or appropriate expectations. Developmentally based, child-centered education at its best. Thank you MAGE! Mom of 3 happy learners

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December 08, 2012
I WOULD SEND MY KIDS HERE and have, as both student and staff. It is unfortunate when parents have a negative experience. And yet every business and school is going to experience the same--people who love it and people who don't have a good experience. There are so many variables which cause these challenges. I suggest that each family come visit and check it out for themselves. We have had many happy families and happy, successful graduates! My children loved it here and I have enjoyed working with staff and the director!! Also coming in 2013 is a new middle school!!

- submitted by a community member

November 09, 2012
Stay away from this school at all costs. The school does not abide by the Montessori philosophy, assistant teachers who are not Montessori certified are making decisions regarding your child without involving the lead Montessori certified teacher, and the director is manipulative and disrepectful of parents with concerns and questions. When issues arise, instead of wanting to have a conversation, the director opts for a one-way dictation of how things are going to be, and shuts down parents who want to have further discussion. This school seems great at first and has some great teachers, but the leadership and some of the teachers are simply rude and are an embarrassment to the Montessori name.

- submitted by a parent

March 22, 2009
Montessori Academy of Glen Ellyn is a great school. The academic environment is unparalelled to any other school. Not only are our kids learning above public school level, but they love school. The learning doesn't stop at school. The environment it nurturing and accepting. We can not say enough good things about this (our) school. If you are thinking of sending you kids to a Montessori, come check it out!! If you have not thought about Montessori, you would be impressed, come check it out!

- submitted by a parent

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Montessori Academy Of Glen Ellyn
927 North Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL  60137
(630) 469-4727
Last modified Montessori Academy Of Glen Ellyn is a Private school that serves grades PK-K
Montessori Academy Of Glen Ellyn Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top