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Next Honest Conversations – Sunday, March 6

Race and Class Privilege

Please join us for the next Honest Conversations meeting in Hyde Park at the home of an Ancona family:

Sunday, March 6, 2-4PM

As a way to focus our ongoing discussion about race and class privilege, […]

2016-2017 Enrollment Contracts

Enrollment contracts for next school year were mailed through USPS on Monday, February 8. Please keep in mind that all contracts are due by March 15, 2016. There will be a late fee of $375 if returned after […]

No School Notice: Faculty Retreat/Presidents Day

NO SCHOOL
Thursday, February 11 – Faculty Retreat (All School)
Friday, February 12 – Faculty Retreat (All School)
Monday, February 15 – Presidents Day (All School except AYM)

Monarch Assemblies at Ancona

Each year, in collaboration with the Illinois School Library Media Association (ISLMA), Ancona Librarian, Marsha Stewart, holds weekly assemblies introducing K-4th graders to Monarch Award nominated books. At the conclusion of these assemblies, students vote on […]

Events at Ancona

February 15th
  • ButterflyNO SCHOOL- Presidents Day

     


February 17th
  • ButterflySecond Look

     

    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


February 24th
  • ButterflyMexico Trip Breakfast Fundraiser

     


February 29th
  • ButterflyMexico Trip Orientation Meeting

     

    6:30 pm to 8:00 pm


March 4th
  • ButterflyAll Financial Aid Tax Forms Due

     


    All tax forms due: 1040 w2s 4506 form

More upcoming events on the Ancona Calendars page >

Mission

A commitment to the whole child

A child centered education that prepares students for life beyond the classroom.
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Diversity

DIVERSITY IS IN OUR DNA

An unprecedented commitment to a global learning community. 60% of our student body are persons of color. 20 languages are spoken in Ancona family homes. 25% of our students are diverse learners. 33% of our families receive need based financial aid.
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Curriculum

RELEVANT, ADAPTIVE AND COMPLEX

Multiage open classrooms, integrated units of study and experiential learning in and outside of the classrooms create an environment for young learners to flourish. Learn more >

Preschool

OUR STORY BEGINS WITH MONTESSORI

Ancona adheres to Maria Montessori’s belief that children are naturally motivated, active learners who build their own understandings of the world as they interact with their environment. Learn more >

After Ancona

ANCONA STUDENTS MOVE THE WORLD

Historically, Ancona graduates enroll at Chicago’s most selective high schools. In high school and beyond, they distinguish themselves as scholars, athletes, artists and intrepid world travelers with a genuine commitment to social justice both within and outside of their communities. Learn more >