REMINDER: Summer camp registration is now open. Students from other schools, as well as home-schooled students, are welcome to apply! For camp dates and description click here. For camp application forms click here.

We must help the child to act for himself, will for himself, think for himself; this is the art of those who aspire to serve the spirit.
— -Maria Montessori, Education for a New World

Carmel Montessori Academy is a small, authentic Montessori school on a beautiful, two-acre farm in Warrenville, IL serving children ages 2 through 18.

CMA is dedicated to providing a research-based, virtue-focused education within the philosophy and pedagogy of Maria Montessori to facilitate the balanced development of the physical, personal, social, and academic growth of the child.

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