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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 […]

Parent and Student Surveys – Your Feedback is Essential

Trust is a critical component for schools to function successfully. High levels of trust enable schools to accomplish much more than schools with low trust. Ancona is surveying parents, staff, faculty and students to better […]

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The Social World of Children

by Tony Gleason, MA LCPC
School Counselor
The Ancona School

 

As the school counselor I have the opportunity to visit and work with all of the classrooms here at Ancona. Recently, when walking through a primary school classroom, […]

Events at Ancona

February 10th
  • ButterflyChinese New Year Celebration (Preprimary)

     


February 11th
  • ButterflyNO SCHOOL- Faculty In-Service

     


February 12th
  • ButterflyNO SCHOOL- Faculty In-Service

     


February 15th
  • ButterflyNO SCHOOL- Presidents Day

     


February 17th
  • ButterflySecond Look

     

    6:30 pm to 7:30 pm


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 >