Steps for Enrollment
Children’s Montessori admits students ages 18mos. – 6 years. Siblings of students presently or previously enrolled and Montessori transfer students are given preference in enrollment. Children’s Montessori School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and the school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies and admission procedures.
Parents desiring to apply for admission are advised to:
- Contact the School office and fill out the online inquiry form to schedule an appointment for an initial tour.
- Attend a Tour with your child.
- Attend a Child Visit to a class.
- Submit Application for Admission with $50.00 Application Fee.
- Upon Acceptance, Complete the Enrollment Agreement and Registration Packet. Submit the Annual Registration Fee of $250.00.
The programs scheduled for Children’s Montessori School are designed to meet the needs of children for developmental experiences in all areas of growth within a group setting. If, after a reasonable period of time a child I not able to adjust to the demands of the group and the schedule, the parents may be asked to withdraw. Repeated behavior or discipline difficulties with a child will result in dismissal of enrollment. These behaviors include but are not limited to: hitting, biting, hurting others, disrespect towards teachers and classmates or inability to control oneself in an environment that is conducive to using self – control, self-discipline and pro-social behavior.
Registration Fees: All parents are required to pay an annual non-refundable registration fee per child. This fee includes your child’s insurance coverage, school supplies and school publications. All fees are due and payable at the time of registration or re-registration.
All students are required to have current enrollment records on file with the school. These records will include current physical records, immunization records, or immunization exemption records. The Health Department visits the school for inspection four times a calendar year. Missing forms or outdated forms will cause the school to fail an inspection. A two-week grace period will be allowed for parents to obtain proper forms and/or update necessary immunizations, etc. A reinspection will follow which the school must pass to maintain a current operating license. Students without proper health forms cannot be admitted to class at reinspection time. Please be responsible and keep your child’s health forms and records up-to-date.
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Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Fees/Tuition Express
Tuition is based on a nine and a half month school year. Tuition payments may be paid annually, semi-annually, quarterly, or in 10 monthly installments beginning August 1st of each school year through Tuition Express.
Students enrolling after August of the current school year will incur monthly installments at a slightly higher monthly tuition rate. Tuition is paid regardless of absence due to illness, vacation, etc. Please do not request prorations or changes in tuition policies. Tuition is due on the first day of each month. The school charges $50.00 for late payments and reserves the right to cancel enrollment if tuition remains unpaid past the fifteenth day of the month. The school charge for a returned payment is $50.00 Students enrolled in the Morning, Lunch, or School Sessions may occasionally stay late at an additional charge of $10.00 per hour. Advance notice is required. Students remaining late after normal school hours will be charged $1.00 per minute, payable to staff member on duty. Tuition schedules will be published and distributed annually. Tuition Express is our only form of service used to collect quarterly or monthly tuition’s. Each family will receive an automated payment permission form at enrollment. Tuition Express will allow you to have tuition paid from your checking, savings or credit card account. Account invoices will be distributed by request. Tuition express account activity can be accessed online at anytime with your own personal code.