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Greensboro Montessori School Financial Aid

Financial Aid, The Greensboro Montessori School

Click Here to access the Financial Aid Application through F.A.S.T.

The Financial Aid Program at GMS is a need-based program designed to help families who would not otherwise be able to afford our tuition. Financial aid assistance is granted on a yearly basis to families with children enrolled in the Kindergarten through Middle School programs.

Families interested in being considered for financial aid should contact the Admission Office in January to start the application process. Parents submit the application on-line and it is processed through a service called Financial Aid for School Tuition or "F.A.S.T." This service is sponsored by Independent School Management (www.isminc.com). There is a $38 application filing fee payable directly to F.A.S.T.

F.A.S.T. will use the information provided in the on-line application to make a recommendation to the school for how much a family can afford to contribute for education. Factors considered in the process include family income and expenses, assets and indebtedness, family size, age of parents, number of children attending tuition charging schools and financial support received from extended family or other sources.

GMS will consider the recommendation from F.A.S.T. and make final determinations based on the resources available in the school’s general operating budget. Financial assistance must be applied for separately each year. Returning families do receive first consideration as the school determines how to allocate assistance.

Consult the Admission Office to learn about processing deadlines. Final decisions about Financial Aid grants will be made by the Head of School and Financial Aid Committee.

Welcome to the Greensboro Montessori School

We look forward to working with you as your complete your child’s application for admission.

The Greensboro Montessori School seeks to enroll children from the toddler years through the eighth grade.  We welcome and embrace diversity by providing a safe and supportive environment that is open and inclusive.  Our community includes and is enhanced by people from many different cultures, races, nationalities, faiths, learning and physical abilities, sexual orientations/identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, and family constellations. 

Parents interested in enrollment information should contact the office to schedule a tour.  Tours include an information session, full campus tour and classroom observation.  After applications are submitted parents can schedule a parent interview and a student interview for children age 3 and older.  Elementary age children should submit transcripts, teacher recommendations, and may be asked to complete an academic assessment as part of their student visit.

Students currently enrolled at GMS, siblings of currently enrolled students, children of GMS alumni, and Montessori transfer students are given preference in enrollment.  Admissions decisions will be based upon the teacher interviews, class compositions, behavior complimentary to the Montessori Philosophy, past and present recommendations from other school/nursery situations and parental support and understanding of our Montessori program. If there are more applicants than we can accommodate, those applications will remain active for up to one year. In the event that unexpected openings arise, we will draw from our pool of active applications.

Applications are reviewed by rolling admissions based on availability.

Please make an appointment to visit our campus and see our classrooms in action. We offer tours on Friday mornings or by appointment. We look forward to meeting your family soon. 

Cordially,

Rhea Egbert

Director of Admissions

336-668-0119 x224 or rhea@thegms.org

 

 

Applying to The Greensboro Montessori School

Applying to the Greensboro Montessori School is a simple but thorough process. Below are all the downloadable forms with brief explanations you’ll need for applying to GMS. Please contact the Office of Admissions by email or phone 336-668-0119 if you have any questions.

Admission Checklist
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Application for Admission

Download PDF


Teacher Recommendation Forms

1) For students entering Kindergarten or 1st grade.
Download PDF

2) For students entering 2nd – 8th grade.
Download PDF


Request for Student Information Form

For all applicants entering 1st – 8th grade.
Download PDF


Student Information Form
For students applying for a position in 1st – 8th grades.
Download PDF


Child Development Forms

Download Toddler Development PDF
Download Primary Development PDF

Tuition Schedule for The Greensboro Montessori School Year 2014-2015

 

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Tuition Summary

Toddler tuition range $7,500 - $10,500

Primary tuition range for 3 – 6 year olds (including Kindergarten year) $8,400 – $12,300

Elementary tuition (Grades 1 – 5) $13,992

Middle School tuition (Grades 6 – 8) $14,496

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