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School Tour or Zoom Conversation
Our admission process has changed due to COVID-19. Instead of an observation visit, we offer a school tour for adults after 4:15 or a Zoom conversation during school hours. During the school tour you will tour our campus and visit our classrooms with specific focus on the program appropriate for your child. We ask that all visitors wear masks, follow social distancing and complete a health screening prior to arrival. Tours take place by appointment on weekdays after our students have left for the day.
Zoom conversations are another way to view our campus and learn more about our programs. There is a short presentation and then an opportunity for questions and answers. We generally allow about an hour for the tour or Zoom conversation.
During your tour, you will receive specific information about Montessori Discovery School programs as well as an application for admission.
If you have chosen a Zoom conversation as your introduction to Montessori Discovery School, we will send you admission information electronically.
Once you have satisfied yourself that Montessori Discovery School is a great place for your child and your family, complete the application for admission and return it to us, enclosing the $30 application fee. In addition, records from the students’ current schools are needed for applicants to the Elementary program.
Again, COVID-19 has changed how prospective students visit our school. Once we’ve received an application for enrollment, we will schedule the student’s visit. Again, visits take place after regular school hours and generally begin at 4:15 and take about 30 minutes. During the visit, the child meets the teacher and tours the classroom. The child and the teacher also have a chance to work together, using our Montessori materials. During this time, the parents meet with the head of school to review any questions they may have.
After the student visit, the teacher makes an admission recommendation to the head of school. The head of school reviews the application and contacts the family with the final decision. Montessori Discovery School follows a rolling admissions basis.