Intercultural Montessori Chicago Campus

UPDATE on Parking Along Racine 11/22
November 22, 2013

We have received updated information regarding the construction along South Racine in front of the school during the weeks of November 22, 2013 to Friday, December 6, 2013. 
The construction taking place will mainly occur on northbound Racine heading towards Monroe.  Through traffic will be diverted around the construction into the southbound lane heading towards Adams.  If you park along the curb in front of the school, it will affect the flow of traffic around the construction.  
The construction company is willing to work with us to ensure arrival and dismissal runs smoothly.  They are aware of our arrival and dismissal times.  They are also aware that all Intercultural families have been issued a car placard displaying the name of the school.  The construction crew will look for those placards when dealing with the flow of traffic. We have been informed that cars which do not

obey the posted no parking regulations (between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm) will be towed.
We can expect the heavy machinery to arrive on Tuesday, November 26, 2013.  The construction company doesn’t believe the work will take the whole anticipated two- week time period.  We will update you when the construction has ended.
Since parking your car will not be possible between  the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm  , you can assist with ensuring the safety of everyone involved by observing the following arrival/dismissal procedures:  
  • Please try to be on time for arrival and dismissal.
  • Display your car placard in the windshield while in the vicinity of Intercultural.
  • Stay in your vehicle at all times.
  • Allow the staff to assist your child in and out of the car.

Please check you email often for any updates or adjustments to our normal arrival and dismissal procedures. 

Arrival and Dismissal Times:

Arrival:                         7:50 am – 8:30 am

Half-Day Dismissal:        12:30 pm

Primary Dismissal:         3:00  pm

Elementary Dismissal:    3:30 pm

If you find it necessary to arrive outside of the normal arrival/dismissal times (between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm), please find available space off Racine to park your car.  If you use the parking lot, DO NOT BLOCK A SPACE THAT IS NOT MARKED AS AN INTERCULTURAL MONTESSORI SPACE. You could be towed.   

We appreciate your patience and cooperation in this matter.  If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact the school at


Chicago Administration