Admissions

Overview

To attend the Montessori School, a child must be three years of age and fully toilet-trained. We encourage prospective parents to visit our school and experience a guided classroom observation.

The first step in enrolling a child is the registration. Click to download our registration form. To register, fill out and submit this form to our office with the registration fee. Following receipt of your registration form, the school will contact you to arrange the next steps in the enrollment process.

registration form (pdf)

Tuition and Fees

Our tuition and fees for the 2017-18 school year are as follows:

Payments start with August and end with May

  School Year One-Tenth
Pre-Primary Full Day (8:30-3:30) $9,250 $925
Pre-Primary Half Day (8:30-11:30) $5,750 $575
Primary Full Day (8:30-3:30) $8,500 $850
Primary Half Day (8:30-11:30) $5,300 $530
Elementary (8:30-3:15) $8,500 $850
Pre-Primary Before School (7:30-8:15 a.m.) $1,250 $125
Pre-Primary After School (3:30-6:00 p.m.) $2,400 $240
Before School (7:30-8:15 a.m.) $1,150 $115
After School (3:30-6:00 p.m.) $2,200 $220

Summer 2017

  Summer Half
June 19 - July 28
Primary Full Day (8:30·3:30) $1,550 $775
Primary Half Day (8:30-11:30) $1,080 $540

June 19 - June 30; July 3 - July 14; July 17 - July 28
2 Week Session, Full Day $570  
2 Week Session, Half Day $400  

June 19 - July 7
   
Elementary (8:30,3:30) $775  
Before School (7:30-8:15 a.m.) $210 $105
After School (3:30-6:00 p.m.) $415 $207.50

Family Discount

Families with more than one child attending the school at the same time will receive a discount during the academic year as follows: Pay the highest tuition, then receive a 5 percent discount on all subsequent tuitions.

Tuition Assistance

The Montessori School offers a limited amount of financial aid. Application can be picked up and returned to the office. Aid is awarded to eligible students during the spring for the following school year. In addition, we serve a limited number of students who receive Iowa Child Care Assistance.