Admissions Overview

Admission to Laniakea Montessori School is a multi-step process with the aim of helping families find the best match between their child and the school. Every application is carefully considered and in no way will a child be denied admission on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, or national origin.

  1. Submit Application & Fee
    The first step in the admissions process is to submit a new student admissions application online. The application, associated questionnaire, and non-refundable application fee must be received before a child can be considered for enrollment. Click the button below to get started:
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2. Schedule Classroom Observation and Shadow Day
Once we receive your admissions application, we will get in touch to schedule a school visit and classroom observation. Since we are a new facility, we will schedule a day for your family to view our facility during the summer months prior to the first week of school in August 2017 . Once the school year begins, we will begins, families who are considering enrollment may schedule a “shadow day” in which your child can spend a day in our prepared environment.

3. Submit Requested Forms
If you child has already attended school somewhere else, we request their records to review. Records can be uploaded via the TADS admissions application.

4. Interview with Head of School and Class Teacher
The Head of School and classroom teacher will meet together with you to answer any questions and to ensure that Laniakea Montessori School provides the type of educational experience that you desire for your children.

5. Enrollment Status Notification

Once it is determined that a child, family, and the school are a good match, acceptance will be offered based upon the following criteria:

  • Classroom space availability;
  • Whether the prospective student is a sibling of a currently enrolled student;
  • Balancing of ages and genders in each classroom;
  • Date of application.

6. Submit Enrollment Agreement & Registration Fee
Upon acceptance, your childʼs space in the class is reserved for 2 weeks. Before the end of the 2 week period you will need to complete the remainder of the online enrollment process, remit the registration fee, an online tuition agreement. Once the agreement is received or the 2-week reservation period ends without notification of your intent not to enroll, all fees become non-refundable.