What is the history of the Montessori Academy?
Montessori Academy has been educating children in the Fox Valley for 43 years.
What is the Mission of the Montessori Academy?
We serve children age 3-8th grade with an academic, true Montessori education. Creating an environment that perfectly suits a child’s natural tendencies for exploration and creativity, Montessori Academy helps spark a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.
What is an interesting fact about Montessori Academy that most people don’t know?
Our campus is a “hidden gem” on the fox river, where we have six acres all the way to the waterfront. It is truly a must-see school with an emphasis on outdoor education.
Why did you want to be a part of Green Fair on the Fox?
We are the only certified green business in Batavia that is a school or education environment. Our commitment to caring for the environment includes responsible practices and educating students for a greener future.
How is your business eco-friendly?
We have implemented an energy conservation strategy as a result of an energy audit. We extensively recycle and compost. Montessori Academy is working on a large solar power installation to help power our school with green energy. Our students are taught organic gardening practices as well as a wide variety of eco-friendly practices. We rely on the experience of one of our teachers, who has a background in environmental science.
The Montessori Academy is located at:
595 S River Street
Batavia IL 60510, US