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PRESCHOOL TO ELEMENTARY
Serving children ages 15 months to 12 years
FULL DAY & FULL YEAR
Program options to meet the needs of busy families
OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENT
Located on 5.5 acres of outdoor space in western Lake Forest

Our Programs

Adolescent (ages 12 - 14)
Coming soon!

Info & News

MSLF News: Ilan Hurtado Memorial Scholarship

  The Montessori School of Lake Forest is proud to share the following news: The family of Ilan Hurtado are pleased to announce an annual scholarship in Ilan’s name of $5,000, to be granted to an elementary student of a single parent household. Ilan attended 

Election Day at MSLF 🗳️🇺🇸

Election Day spirit is high at MSLF on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as it is the day of the United States General Election. Primary classrooms explored what it’s like to be a candidate, sharing their platforms with classmates, which included their love for the Earth, 

⭐ Back To School Night Message from Hope ⭐

Dear MSLF Families,   In the past 6 months, we’ve all been faced with some incredible challenges. A worldwide pandemic, virtual learning and social distancing have brought unimaginable challenges to all our lives. The students, staff and community at MSLF have handled these challenges with 

Montessori School of Lake Forest Announces Hope Allegretti as Executive Director

Montessori School of Lake Forest Board President Kelly Dunn Rynes is thrilled to announce the appointment of Hope Allegretti to the position of Executive Director. “Hope has been a valued and integral part of MSLF for more than 15 years and during her time as 

MSLF News: Ilan Hurtado Memorial Scholarship

  The Montessori School of Lake Forest is proud to share the following news: The family of Ilan Hurtado are pleased to announce an annual scholarship in Ilan’s name of $5,000, to be granted to an elementary student of a single parent household. Ilan attended 

Election Day at MSLF 🗳️🇺🇸

Election Day spirit is high at MSLF on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, as it is the day of the United States General Election. Primary classrooms explored what it’s like to be a candidate, sharing their platforms with classmates, which included their love for the Earth, 

⭐ Back To School Night Message from Hope ⭐

Dear MSLF Families,   In the past 6 months, we’ve all been faced with some incredible challenges. A worldwide pandemic, virtual learning and social distancing have brought unimaginable challenges to all our lives. The students, staff and community at MSLF have handled these challenges with 

In The Kitchen: Cinnamon Banana Bread

Have your bananas been ripening quicker than usual?!? 🤔 Ours, too! We have a great Cinnamon Banana Bread recipe, a favorite at the MSLF School Market! 🍌🍞 This simple recipe can be made at home, with your children, to use up any overripe bananas. Download 

Mission

Cultivate in every MSLF child a life-long love of learning.

Founded In

1966

Located on

5.5 acres

Serving children

2m to 12y

School Hours

7:30am-6:00pm

Summer Program?

Yes

Montessori Trained Lead Teachers

100%

Faculty average years at MSLF

14.375

# of Zip Codes Served

19

# of countries represented

8

Rolling Admissions?

Yes

Total Enrollment = 132

Infant/Toddler (ages 0-3) = 17
Primary (ages 3-6) = 70
Elementary (grades 1-6) = 45

Number of eco-systems on campus

4 - prairie, wetland, woodland and oak savanna

MSLF families come from:

Lake Forest = 35%
Lake Bluff = 18%
Libertyville = 15%
Surrounding communities = 32%

Student Diversity

24% ethnic minority or multiracial