The Childrens House School

  • Grades: PK-KG
  • Student Enrollment: 55
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3 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
  • Address
  • 223 W Golf Rd
  • Libertyville, IL 60048
  • Phone
  • (847) 816-3590
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School Description

The Childrens House School enrolls 55 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-KG. It is located in Libertyville, IL, which is a medium sized city with a median household income of $88,828.

School Operational Details
  • Montessori
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 251
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 5
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Associations
  • American Montessori Society (AMS)
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3 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for The Childrens House School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on May 24, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I don't even know where to start with this. The facility is layed out so you have to disturb other classes when bringing your child in. The place is falling apart (leaky ceilings, broken equipment, etc).
    The kids are allowed to come to school sick with a doctor's note no matter how sick they are.
    The teacher aides are allowed in the classrooms before their background checks and shots have all been completed and are at times left alone with the kids.
    The staff has a huge turn-over rate and I often had trouble remembering the teachers' names because there were so many teachers in and out of my child's class. There were only maybe four teachers/aides that were there for my child's run there and I can honestly say that I've seen about 25 others come and go. The vast majority of them weren't very great with the kids and I even heard one say "I've never changed a diaper so I don't know how." Yet, she was put into the toddler classroom where they change the kids standing up. It just seems as if the school really doesn't care who they do and don't hire. I feel like anyone that came in looking for a job, got one.
    The professionalism lacks big time!
    There are certain families that have a great experience at this school because they are what you might call a "valued customer." However, with my experiences, I will not refer anyone to this school and I am glad to be done with it!
  • Reviewed by Staff Member on September 28, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i used to work there and everythign you said abou that place is. true. thats why i no longer work there and now i never ever will send my kid to a day care because of what i found out what they are really like. and the most wierdest thing i dont understand is that these parents are almost spending 300 bucks a week for childcare..and well.....lets just say you cant even live off of what we were getting paid.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 14, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The rating I posted above was supposed to be 0/5 fyi
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 14, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Horrible school! The staff is changing constantly. The teachers play favorites with the children. The rules as far as illnesses and keeping your children home when sick varies from family to family. The director has favorites as well and those families can do whatever they'd like and bring their children to school even when sick. The teachers that I dealt with were for the most part pretty good but I also noticed that they were treated very poorly by the Director and I can't help but assume that that's why the staff members always leave. Needless to say, my child no longer attends the school.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 55
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 1.0
    Full-Time Teachers: 1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 8.0
  • Percent Minority Students: 7.3%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 6 (10.9%)
  • Females: 49 (89.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
The Childrens House School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For The Childrens House School
  Number Percent
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010
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