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Guidepost Montessori at Evanston

The ultimate goal of an education is authentic, holistic independence. At Guidepost Montessori, we offer this to your child, in the fullest possible sense.

Guidepost Montessori at Evanston is centrally located in the thriving Chicagoland area, just one block from the Evanston/Davis subway stop. Our brand new campus opening fall 2021 is now enrolling and ready to welcome your family into our community!

About Us

We are a new Montessori school in Evanston, serving children from 10 months old to age 6. We offer year-round programming and rolling admissions into our programs to meet the needs of your family.

Our Programs

  • Offering Nido, Toddler, and Children's House programs
  • Available as 5-day or 3-day per week options
  • Full-day or half-day options available
  • Monthly tuition rates vary based on program and start date
  • At-Home programs available while you wait to start with us
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Our School

  • Guidepost Montessori at Evanston
  • Address: 1012 Davis Street, Evanston, IL 60201 US
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 7:00am - 6:30pm
  • Call: +1 847-303-4285
  • Email: evanston@guidepostmontessori.com
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Program Overview

Registration is now open for our programs at Evanston. Secure your spot ahead of our opening this fall 2021!

We are also pleased to offer at-home programming for families needing immediate child-care support. We'll partner with you to create a personalized program delivered by our Montessori-trained guides in your home while you wait for our campus to open.

Admissions Process

Attend a Program Overview

Meet with our Admissions team virtually alongside other prospective families to learn about our approach to education and our available programs, as well as tuition rates and financial aid.

Learn About Our School

Contact us to schedule some 1 to 1 time to meet to take a tour or meet with a School leader. We would love to learn more about your child and share information about our school.

Secure Your Spot

Pick your desired start date and move quickly to secure your spot with us. Await an offer letter, which will confirm your start date, then register with us and officially enroll!

Register

We offer rolling admissions for families who are looking to get started right away. If the program you are looking for is full, you will have the option to pay a deposit in order to secure the next available slot.

A Peek Inside our School

At the heart of our school is our belief that children thrive when given freedom and responsibility in environments prepared for them.

Guidepost Montessori classrooms are light, airy, calming, aesthetically beautiful spaces. Each material is carefully chosen and carefully displayed — to inspire and entice your child to explore.

Meet our School Team

We offer regular events to foster a vibrant school community: coffee chats with the school staff, seasonal events to bring our parents, families and staff together and open houses to share the school community with new families. We look forward to meeting you!

Admissions Specialist

Elizabeth Salata

Why Guidepost?

The Montessori approach to human development is based on the belief in the potential of the child, and on the belief that it is only the child who can realize this potential. To grow up well is to grow up to be increasingly independent, capable, confident, happy and secure. At Guidepost, we are the village that supports you in raising your child.

The Montessori Approach

The Montessori method of education offers a knowledge-rich environment, through a child-led model. Children learn joyfully, through working with carefully sequenced, hands-on materials. Your child’s enthusiastic exploration naturally leads to a solid foundation and advanced academics.

A Close-Knit Community

Guidepost families tend to be friendly and welcoming folks, eager to make connections and form strong bonds. We think the education of our students is stronger when we can serve as a hub for such relationships, and we do all we can to foster a strong community in our area, with plenty of fun events and opportunities to meet and mingle.

A Global Network to Support You

Guidepost Montessori offers access to high-quality Montessori education in schools, at-home, or from anywhere around the world. Move seamlessly through our network as the needs of your family change to ensure continuity and consistency in your child's education, wherever you are located.

Guidepost Montessori education takes a holistic approach: enabling social, emotional, and physical development alongside academic success

The Guidepost Approach

Educating the whole child

Teachers choose their moments of instruction wisely, offering lessons and presentations at suitable junctures in each child's development

The Guidepost Approach

A teacher whose job is to guide, not lead

Our teachers follow each child's natural schedule, which encourages them to trust their own bodies

The Guidepost Approach

Respecting the young child's rhythm of life

Children are given the tools and uninterrupted time to work on activities and materials they value

The Guidepost Approach

More study, not less

Children are given the freedom to follow their academic interests, which reduces the need for external motivation

The Guidepost Approach

No need for rewards or punishments

The teacher connects the child with their environment, showing them how to use the learning materials and evaluate their own work

The Guidepost Approach

Independent learning by the child

With the freedom to move and choose their own work, children develop internal discipline and social awareness

The Guidepost Approach

Empowered by choice

Lessons are designed to appeal to each child's level of development and interests

The Guidepost Approach

Individually tailored lessons

A place where every student feels a sense of belonging, building confidence in the knowledge that their social identity is an asset and not a barrier

The Guidepost Approach

Identity safe classrooms

Giving children the keys to life

Guidepost Montessori enables children to understand the world and choose their place within it.

With over 80 campuses across the US and Asia, and at-home and virtual learning programs serving more than 7,000 families worldwide, Guidepost is the world’s largest Montessori network.

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