Thank you for your interest in Chesterton Montessori School.

Our admissions process is designed both to help you become familiar with our school community and philosophy and for us to get to know your family better. Though not required, a tour of our campus is strongly recommended.

Step inside our school and discover why so many families continue to choose Chesterton Montessori School. Observe our carefully prepared environments that offers educational materials designed to stimulate the interests of children at various developmental stages.

We are proud that former students are enrolling their children in our program. Witness firsthand how a Montessori education can benefit your child. CMS encourages independence and celebrates individuality. Embracing the Montessori philosophy, we emphasize respect for others and oneself to help prepare our students for a lifetime of success.“This form along with the fee enables your child to be added to our roster or be put on our waiting list…”

Chesterton Montessori Application Procedure and Financial Information


Tour School – call 219-926-2359 for an appointment with our administrator.

We ask out of respect for our presently enrolled children that you come by yourself for the first time. Please arrange childcare for your own child. There can be another time at a later date for your own child to visit.

Application form and the application fee – This form along with the fee enables your child to be put on our waiting list after our presently enrolled families make a decision to re-enroll by March 1st.


Financial Information

Our current options and procedure-
After we receive your application and the enrollment fee, our administration will issue your family a Tuition contract. The tuition contract will show your child(rens) total tuition due for the year as well as payment plans, sibling discounts, and other discount options.

Chesterton Montessori School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.