In the Montessori method, the primary level corresponds to Pre-school and Kindergarten in a traditional school. Children who are 3, 4, or 5 years of age on or before September 1st are placed in the primary classes, usually finishing the year at ages 4, 5, or 6.
Intercultural offers primary classes in Spanish/English, and Chinese Mandarin/English at both the Chicago and Oak Park campuses, and Japanese/English at the Chicago campus only. Parents can choose from a variety of plans:
- Half Day – 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Monday through Friday
- Full Day – 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday
- Full Day with Extended Day – 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday
Please note: all plans are available on a five-day per week basis. We are unable to accommodate less than five days per week.