Libertyville Montessori School was begun in 1964, serving
families in Lake County, specifically Vernon Hills, Libertyville
and Mundelein, with pre-school and kindergarten age children.
Libertyville Montessori School is one of the oldest operating
Montessori schools in Lake County and in the state of Illinois.
A trained Montessorian, Larry Lewis, joined the school
in 1969 at a time when there were some fifteen children
and no directress. Over the years, there were times of
expanded enrollments and times of less; times of considerable
administrative and educational change and times of less.
At all times, though, the primary goal of Libertyville
Montessori School has been to secure the best possible
Montessori teachers for pre-school and kindergarten age
children; for serving them has always been the primary
In April of 1982, William and Marjorie Cramer purchased
the Libertyville Montessori School. For the 1982-83 academic
year, there was one morning and one afternoon class. In
July of 1983, a classroom annex was added to Libertyville
Montessori School and another Montessori Directress was
hired. In the spring of 1984, the Libertyville Montessori
School was expanded with the addition of another octagonal
shaped building to facilitate another morning and afternoon
In June 2008, Libertyville Montessori School was purchased
by Lincoln Park Properties Investment Group, with the agreement
that all staff and programs remain in tact. Libertyville
Montessori School continues to be operated with the same
integrity, philosophies, goals and programs as it has in
the past, along with the prospect of an even more exciting
future as new programs are added.