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The Montessori Approach

The Montessori Approach

  

Garfield is one of only seven public Montessori schools in the state and is the first public Montessori Middle School in Illinois.  Established in 1994, teaching is based on the philosophies of Dr. Maria Montessori, world renowned physician and educator.  The Montessori Curriculum is designed to encourage respect, responsibility, cooperation, courtesy, and a sense of Community.