School Curriculum & Academics


  • 3 day Preschool (3-5 years old)
  • 4 day Preschool (3-5 years old)
  • 5 day Preschool (3-5 years old)
  • Extended Day Preshcool (3-5 years old)
  • Full day Kindergarten (5 years old)
  • First through Fifth

Each program includes Music and Foreign Language.

Bridges is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge, critical thinking and building a sense of community. We offer a challenging program in an intimate and supportive learning environment.

  • Curriculum exceeds the standards developed by the Illinois Board of Education.
  • Curriculum and instruction also guided by
    • The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    • The National Council for the Social Studies
    • The Benchmarks for Science Literacy
    • American Montessori Society
  • Flexible grouping
  • Whole group instruction
  • Differentiated teaching
  • Theme based activities

Bridges is committed to the social development of each child. From simple manners through conflict resolution, from daily decision making through coping with peer pressure, our faculty helps children develop positive life skills. We strive to develop in our children the qualities of confidence, compassion, creativity and social competence.

Knowledgeable teachers use a variety of teaching techniques that capitalize on the children's abilities, talents and creativity.

With all of our combined talents, our kindergarten faculty helps each student become a more independent and resourceful learner.

Our kindergarten fosters a love of learning while providing serious instruction.

It is the express Policy of Bridges Montessori Academy to admit students of any race, color, nationality or ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges and programs made available to the corporation.



Bridges named THE BEST Preschool in the Fox Valley for the 2017 Kane County Chronicle Readers’ Choice more.