Our Campus

Guidepost Montessori at Wicker Park is a Montessori community in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago, located one block from Wicker Park itself. At the heart of our school is our belief that children thrive when given freedom and responsibility in Montessori environments prepared especially for them. Our bright, beautiful classrooms and caring staff members will nurture your child’s joy in learning. Your child will love gardening in our engaging outdoor play spaces filled with native plant species and designed to encourage your child to explore. We welcome your family!

Our beautiful campus and welcoming community is the perfect place for your child to explore her own potential.

Guidepost Montessori classrooms are light, airy, calming, aesthetically beautiful spaces. Each material is carefully chosen and carefully displayed — to inspire and entice your child to explore.

Toddler Classrooms

Beautiful and spacious, the activities on the shelves in our toddler room will call to your child to discover new things.

Beautiful and spacious, the activities on the shelves in our toddler room will call to your child to discover new things.

Your toddler will be fascinated by all of the interesting things prepared just for him!

Your toddler will be fascinated by all of the interesting things prepared just for him!

Chairs, tables, and all the parts of each activity are specially sized to fit your toddler.

Chairs, tables, and all the parts of each activity are specially sized to fit your toddler.

Children's House Classrooms

Children's House classrooms respond to the young child's need for order with beautiful and lovingly curated materials that speak directly to your child's desire to actively explore the immediate environment.

Children's House classrooms respond to the young child's need for order with beautiful and lovingly curated materials that speak directly to your child's desire to actively explore the immediate environment.

As your child is introduced to one enticing activity after another, she finds endless, marvelous opportunities to discover her own potential.

As your child is introduced to one enticing activity after another, she finds endless, marvelous opportunities to discover her own potential.

The Children's House classroom appeals to the young child's intelligence with concrete experiences offered through carefully sequenced activities.

The Children's House classroom appeals to the young child's intelligence with concrete experiences offered through carefully sequenced activities.

Elementary Classrooms

Your elementary-aged child uses the materials and activities of the classroom as a window to the world. Her developing imagination gives her the ability to visualize the distant past, the far reaches of the universe, and the tiniest particle of matter.

Your elementary-aged child uses the materials and activities of the classroom as a window to the world. Her developing imagination gives her the ability to visualize the distant past, the far reaches of the universe, and the tiniest particle of matter.

The materials in the classroom spark that imagination and inspire her to plan outings, initiate project-based learning, and delve deep into literature, science, and history.

The materials in the classroom spark that imagination and inspire her to plan outings, initiate project-based learning, and delve deep into literature, science, and history.

The elementary child's mind gradually develops the ability to abstract complex ideas, so over time your child will work less with the concrete materials and more with conceptual ideas.

The elementary child's mind gradually develops the ability to abstract complex ideas, so over time your child will work less with the concrete materials and more with conceptual ideas.

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