Application Procedure

 

The following steps will help you and your family in making this important decision for your child.

Inquiry –We will be happy to answer any questions you have about·Lighthouse Montessori School and our application procedure.

  1. Parent Visit (Parents/Guardians only)—An opportunity to assess··the·environment in which your child may potentially be placed.
    Part 1 ~ Tour our school to see the classrooms, the materials we use and to·learn about the Montessori philosophy & method of education.
    Part 2 ~ Observe a Montessori classroom in action.··An observation sheet·will help··you understand what is happening as you view the children and staff·in their daily learning activities.··This appointment should be scheduled··on·Tuesdays , Wednesdays or Thursdays during class times.··(8:30*11:30 am·or 12:30-3:30 pm)···Call the office to schedule an appointment @ 523-7315.
  2. Child Assessment (Prospective Student only)—An opportunity for your child·to··visit the school during class time and participate in a class session. ·Children are evaluated on the basis of readiness for school and potential for·success in a Montessori classroom.··Call··to schedule an appointment.
  3. Parent/Teacher Consultation—An opportunity to visit with the teacher·to discuss your classroom observation, your child's class visit, your educational·goals for your child··and any other··questions or concerns you may have.
  4. Application Packet—Complete and return, along with the·non-refundable application fee of $100.00. Application packets are available from the school office.
  5. Acceptance—The school will notify you of your child's acceptance·within two weeks.··Your child*s space will be secured only upon receipt·of the required deposit and signed contracts.
  6. Waiting List—If there are no openings available, you may request to be placed·on our waiting list.··You will be notified when a space becomes available.


The work of education is divided between the teacher and the environment.