Accreditations of Countryside Day School

Countryside follows the Montessori model established by Maria Montessori. All teachers hold diplomas granted by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI).

Countryside is accredited by ISACS, the Independent Schools Association of the Central States, which involves review and oversight of our governance, administration, finance, curriculum, and programming. Requirements for full accreditation status from ISACS can be found through this link: ISACS Requirements.

Countryside is also a member of NAIS, the National Association of Independent Schools.

The school is registered with the Illinois State Board of Education.


Countryside Programs

We offer a continuous program from 16 months through 8th grade — inculding an all year program option for Pre-K/K and elementary school. LEARN MORE

TODDLER — Ages 16 mos.-3yrs

PRE-K/K — Ages 3-6

LOWER ELEMENTARY — Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3

UPPER ELEMENTARY — Ages 9-12, Grades 4-6

SUMMER PROGRAMS — Ages 16 mos.-12 yrs., Toddler-Grade 6

ALL YEAR FULL DAY — Ages 3-12, Grades Pre-K/K-Grade 6

Get the bigger picture. Come visit our beautiful campus.

Our admissions director Karen is ready to schedule your tour and a class observation. Countryside offers open enrollment. Families can apply for admission any time of year. LEARN MORE

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