The child is both a hope and a promise for the future..."
- Dr. Maria Montessori
Welcome to Sunflower Montessori School (AMI)
Founded in 1996, Sunflower Montessori School was begun to help foster and grow a child’s natural inclination to be self-directed, independent and socially responsible, all while providing a safe and stimulating environment that supports the developmental stages of each child.
As one of only 15 schools in Illinois recognized by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI)
, the organization Dr. Maria Montessori initiated to protect her teaching philosophy, Sunflower Montessori School offers a preschool and extended day program for children ages three through six that adheres to the highest standards of the Montessori method.
We welcome you to learn more about Sunflower Montessori School
, our philosophy and curriculum, as well as about Montessori
education and how it provides a dynamically different and enriching alternative to traditional education.