Serving children ages 15 months to 12 years
Program options to meet the needs of busy families
Located on 5.5 acres of outdoor space in western Lake Forest

New artist-in-residence program brings summer workshops to MSLF

Montessori School of Lake Forest launched its first Artist in Residence program this past school year with abstract landscape artist, Kathleen Warren. The objective of this initiative was to engage students in the process of different, alternative and unique art forms. Through workshops and exploration, 

Bye, Bye Buckthorn Project Wraps-Up

Montessori School of Lake Forest partners with Lake Forest Open Lands Association, and Lake County Forest Preserves on their Woody Invasive Species Clearing Project. Students at the Montessori School of Lake Forest are well versed in all aspects of cultivating a school garden, caring for 

Bake Sale Success Supports Farmers in Puerto Rico

MSLF Elementary students recently hosted a Bake Sale, which raised nearly $300 for the Paloma del Carmen Fund! This group of amazing children organized, promoted and executed a beautiful bake sale that completely sold out! With the money raised by MSLF, the Fund will be 

Upper Elementary Students Travel to Art Institute

On Tuesday, April 17th, the Upper Elementary class traveled to Ilan Hurtado Memorial Fund, which was established in 2014 in memory of MSLF student, Ilan Hurtado. Ilan loved art and visiting The Art Institute of Chicago, so the decision was made by the family that