Bobbi Ann Fulk

Bobbi Ann Fulk Parent Testimonial Des Plaines, IL At the end of sixth grade, Renata was starting to develop a good sense of who she wanted to be, but it wasn’t fully formed nor focused. By having an opportunity to stay at CDS for Middle School, she was able to continue to nurture that [...]

Jamie Thorsen

Jamie Thorsen Parent Testimonial Winnetka, IL Global Head of Foreign Exchange Products and China Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets Dear Wendy, Alumni Perspective Parent Perspective Outcome Data

The Northbrook Chamber of Commerce has named Countryside Montessori the Small Business of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Northbrook, IL - Countryside Montessori School. The Northbrook Chamber of Commerce has named Countryside Montessori the Small Business of the Year.   Parents speak highly about how their children's experiences at Countryside prepared them for life. "Countryside Montessori is not just a place to send your children to school. It is [...]

Dante Calise

6th Grade Class of 2010 We feel that one of the most meaningful ways for you to know about the outcomes of a CDS education is to hear it from our graduates themselves. As we interviewed CDS alumni, we observed 5 prominent themes from their outcomes: What are our graduates doing now? Dante Calise is a senior at [...]

Peter Villa

6th Grade Class of 2000 We feel that one of the most meaningful ways for you to know about the outcomes of a CDS education is to hear it from our graduates themselves. As we interviewed CDS alumni, we observed 5 prominent themes from their outcomes: What are our graduates doing now? Peter Villa went to Stevenson High [...]

Eric Anderson

6th Grade Class of 2007 We feel that one of the most meaningful ways for you to know about the outcomes of a CDS education is to hear it from our graduates themselves. As we interviewed CDS alumni, we observed 5 prominent themes from their outcomes: What are our graduates doing now? Eric Anderson attended Glenbrook North High [...]

Linda Horwitz

Linda Horwitz Parent Testimonial Northbrook, IL Co-Owner, Be.Ology   Our daughter, Madison (Maddi), is in 8th grade at CDS.  Maddi had been in the public school setting until 7th grade.  She and our family made the incredibly difficult decision to move her and give her one year of the Montessori experience. As Maddi was [...]

Carla Garfinkle

[custom_tag tag_name=""] General Counsel, Donlen, Northbrook, IL   Unlike most Montessori families, my daughter transitioned into Montessori when she was already in second grade. Although the public school in my area is considered exceptional, it was clearly not nurturing my daughter's innate desire to learn or cultivating her natural abilities. In addition, the public school [...]

Kalissa Hugger

  Lead Quality Assurance Engineer, j2 Global, Chicago, IL   We transferred our Kindergarten daughter from a typical play based program to CDS seven months ago after looking at several Montessori programs. Of all the schools we visited, CDS offered everything we were looking for in a program. To name a few: They have an [...]

Lisa Laing

Lisa Laing Testimonial Owner of Laing Marketing Services, Chicago, IL   Countryside Montessori is special. We have moved several times and tried all different types of school (daycare, traditional preschool, public school, even different Montessori schools) for our three boys. We have yet to find a school that can compare to Countryside. Their commitment [...]