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PK-8 & Ungraded|Private
140 students
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School leader:  Paula Lillard Preschlack
8 W Scranton Ave
Lake Bluff, IL 60044

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(847) 295-8338
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"We are an AMI-accredited Montessori school for children from birth to 14 years."

BASIC INFORMATION

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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
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  • World languages
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Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a community member · August 01, 2016
I have seen that these values are central to Montessori philosophy and are practiced very intentionally at the school. They are even approached in parent lectures.

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Submitted by a community member · August 01, 2016
We can't say enough good things about the Forest Bluff school, where we have a primary aged child and one in the young children's community. We came from another AMI school that we really liked, too, and we've visited a number of AMI schools... more

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Submitted by a student · June 24, 2016
This is one of the best Montessori schools in the US. My daughter loves going to school here. Her progress is amazing to see from semester to semester, she is beginning to read before age 4! The environment is so nurturing, familial and... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · June 07, 2016
Character, trust, honesty and integrity are at the core of Montessori education. Values are established in the Young Children's Community - when children are very young. This provides a strong foundation as the child grows.

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About this school

Forest Bluff School is governed around the question of 'what is best for the child' from a developmental learning and social perspective. This helps to maintain the focus and energy of the community on how to best help each child reach his/her full human potential, and lends itself to a culture of simplicity and clarity of purpose. Forest Bluff is a small, supportive community where parents and teachers work closely together to support each child's unique developmental and learning journey.

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Last modified: August 1, 2016
Last modified Forest Bluff School is a Private school
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