Contact Us:
16427 135th Street
Lemont, IL 60439
(815) 834-0607


Welcome to the Montessori School of Lemont. For 35 years we have nurtured the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual development of children from age three through eighth grade according to the methods and philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. Scientific research has shown that:
  • Children thrive on order, routine, and ritual.
  • We learn best when we are interested in what we are learning.
  • People thrive when they feel a sense of choice and control.
  • We learn best when our learning is situated in meaningful contexts.
  • Extrinsic rewards reduce motivation and level of performance once the rewards are removed.
  • Children can learn very well from and with peers; after age 6 children respond well to collaborative learning situations.
- Angeline Stoll Lillard
Montessori, The Science Behind the Genius


The Montessori School of Lemont does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation or national or ethnic origin.


  • May 1
    Tuition Due

  • May 4
    Teacher Appreciation Day
    Adolescent Parent-Student Mtg

  • May 4 & 5
    No School, Conferences

  • May 6, 6:00 pm
    25th Annual Gala
    Midlothian Country Club

  • May 9
    K-5th Field Trip

  • May 11, 9:30 am
    Last Prospective Parent Coffee

  • May 12
    Adolescent Springfield Trip

  • May 18, 4:00-6:00 pm
    Volunteer Appreciation

  • May 19, 3:00-4:00 pm
    Adolescent Conferences

  • May 25
    6:00 pm Kindergarten Show
    7:00 pm Elementary Show

  • May 26
    Last Day of Preschool

  • May 29
    No School, Memorial Day


  • May Newsletter PDF

  • May Newsletter E-pages

In the News