Holistic Schools

cropped-cropped-GHCFE_Logo200x1603.pngGrace Holistic Center for Education – 210 Beaver St., Yorkville, IL

GHCFE not only focuses on academics but provides students with essential life skills, holistic health, organic lunches, mindfulness, and self-awareness. They believe that ingenuity and creativity should be allowed to thrive. Included: daily yoga/meditation, which encourages intuitive problem solving and critical thinking. They also extend Immersion Spanish as a way to enhance memory and academic performance overall. Various programs are offered in the Arts such as music, dance, art, and culinary.

331-207-8932, office@ghcfe.com, http://www.ghcfe.org

Image result for montessori pathways school logoMontessori Pathway Schools – 133 Illinois Street, Crystal Lake, IL

This school’s strong reputation is based on their proud track record for excellence. Their approach is based upon the educational philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori. At Montessori Pathways they offer a lovely classroom setting where children work in an atmosphere of freedom and responsibility. The Montessori materials provide a sound academic base. They attract your child’s interest and support your child’s learning. An active, hands-on approach enables your child to discover the world.

(815) 459-6727, http://www.montessoripathwaysschool.com/

Related imageWaldorf Schools offer a developmentally appropriate, experiential, and academically rigorous approach to education. They integrate the arts in all academic disciplines for children from preschool through twelfth grade to enhance and enrich learning. Waldorf education aims to inspire life-long learning in all students and to enable them to fully develop their unique capacities.