Admissions Process

Welcome to Greensboro Montessori School!

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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 visit to our school. Tours include an information session, full campus tour and classroom observation.

Deadlines:

Submit your child’s application for review by April 28th. Parent and student visits (for children age 3 and older) will be scheduled. Elementary age children should submit transcripts, teacher recommendations, and may be asked to complete an academic assessment as part of their student visit.

We will continue to accept applications on a rolling admission basis for any limited remaining spaces.  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 wait pool of active applications.

 

What to do next:

Toddlers (18months – age 3)

  • Visit the school
  • Submit application and application fee ($50)
  • Meet with the Director of Admission with your child

Primary (3-6 years old)

  • Visit the school
  • Submit application and application fee ($50)
  • Schedule parent and student visits

Elementary & Middle School

  • Visit the school
  • Submit application and fee ($50) with school transcript and teacher recommendations
  • Schedule parent and student visits

 

After parents and students have visited the school, the admission committee will meet to review applicants’ information. The director of admission will contact each family personally, and then send an email, which will contain all information for enrollment including tuition payment options and enrollment contracts. Contracts are to be returned with a deposit and fees. Tuition payments begin June 1, 2016.

Students currently enrolled at GMS, siblings of currently enrolled students, children of GMS alumni, and Montessori transfer students are given preference in enrollment decisions. Admissions decisions will be based upon the teacher interviews, class compositions, past and present recommendations from other schools, parental support and understanding of our Montessori program.

Please make an appointment to visit our campus and see our classrooms in action. We offer tours on Wednesday mornings at 9am or by appointment. We look forward to meeting your family soon.

 

Raymond, Paul

Rhea Egbert

Director of Admission

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

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  1. Download the form to your desktop.
  2. Open the form using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Do not open the form in your browser. Instead, open Acrobat Reader program, click on file/open and locate the form saved on your desktop. Alternatively, you can right click on the form and choose to "Open With" Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  3. Fill out the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader. While you can complete a fillable PDF form while it is displayed in your internet browser, we strongly recommend that you not open fillable forms in your browser. You may have trouble printing and saving your completed forms from your browser.
  4. Save your completed PDF form to your desktop.
  5. Print, sign and return your completed form to the School. If you don't have access to a printer, you may also email your completed PDF form as an attachment to gms@thegms.org. We will print the file and have a copy waiting for you to sign in the front office.