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Admissions Process

  • The first step in the admissions process is to complete our online Inquiry Form. The Admissions Director will respond and work with you to schedule a Group Tour of the CMS Main Campus. At this time, all tours are outdoor only and masks are required. Tours offer adults the chance to learn about Montessori in general and about the authentic Montessori principles that we practice each day at CMS. We look forward to meeting you.

  • At the conclusion of a Group Tour, the admissions office will email with the link to our online admissions application. There is a non-refundable $55 fee due at the time of submission. If your child is 4 years of age or older, we request submission of previous school records (if applicable). If your child is applying to the Elementary Community or Adolescent Program, we require submission of a teacher referral with the application. Applications should also include any recent developmental evaluations and/or assessments.

  • Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are not offering classroom observations at this time. 

  • Children ages 4 years and older may be invited for a classroom visit. The admissions director will be in touch to arrange these visits.

  • The first round of admissions notifications for the 2022-2023 academic year will be sent around February 22, 2022.

    If your child is offered enrollment to our program you will receive an enrollment letter and contract. Your child’s enrollment will be confirmed upon return of the signed electronic enrollment contract and non-refundable, $1,500 tuition deposit. The enrollment contract and tuition deposit are due back to CMS within one week of the date of the offer of enrollment.

    CMS will continue to accept applications and make offers of enrollment until spaces are full at all levels. If we are full, your child’s application will be placed in our waiting pool and you will be contacted if a space opens.

    Admission to CMS is offered with the understanding that our AMI trained teachers will educate all children within the bounds of the Montessori pedagogy.

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