Montessori In a Nutshell

This condensed explanation of the Montessori Method will acquaint you with the many advantages that it offers your child.

:: The Montessori Method has been time tested for 80 years and has achieved success throughout the world with children

:: Montessori is a totally positive environment for children.

:: In the scientifically prepared environment of the true Montessori school, the child develops the primary elements of character: freedom,    concentration, independence, self-discipline, industry, sense of reality... in an atmosphere of cooperation

:: Each Child is taught individually.

:: The Child's natural development of language is utilized in the process.

:: Children work at their own pace and at their own level.

:: The Child has the unique opportunity to fulfill his/her potential.

:: Habits and skills developed in a Montessori classroom can remain for a lifetime.

:: The Montessori classroom is a land of opportunity for the child and he/she considers it a truly joyful place to be.

:: Though much has been said about the academic achievements of Montessori children, the true value lies n the self-discipline, self-mastery, and love of learning that children achieve.


The teaching staff at Lake Forest Montessori are credentialized Montessori trained teachers. All members of the staff are dedicated to the Montessori approach to education and life which respects each child's self-concept and developmental needs.Our highly trained teachers provide a rich, individualized academic environment which promotes independence and optimum scholastic achievement.