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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 2018

  Summer Half
June 18 - July 27
Pre-Primary Full Day (8:30-3:30) $1,700 $850
Primary Full Day (8:30-3:30) $1,550 $775
Primary Half Day (8:30-11:30) $1,080 $540

June 18 - June 29; July 2 - July 13; July 16 - July 27
Primary 2 Week Session, Full Day $570  
Primary 2 Week Session, Half Day $400  

June 18 - July 6
   
Elementary (8:30-3:30) $775  
Options    
Pre-Primary Before School (7:30-8:15 a.m.) $230  $115
Pre-Primary After School (3:30-6:00 p.m. $455       $227.50
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.