- Admissions & Tuition
- We would love to have you join our Beth Montessori Family! Learn more about our Admissions process here.
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The Montessori Method is most effective when following the principle that children are most sensitive and responsive to an environment that is specially designed for their developmental needs, therefore children will be admitted to the program that is developmentally age-appropriate. Our Infant Community is designed to accommodate the needs of children 9 to 18 months of age. The Toddler Component is designed to accommodate the needs of 1 ½ to 3 year olds. While the Primary Program is designed for children 3 to 6 years of age, and includes both a preschool and kindergarten curriculum.
Children typically graduate from our school at approximately 6 years of age and head directly into 1st grade.
Unlike many preschools, Beth Montessori only offers a 5-day program. This important detail is based on the Montessori philosophy that children need a consistent and orderly routine, which gives them a sense of predictability and security. In addition to this, the more time a child spends in the Montessori environment the more they are able to progress and benefit from the learning opportunities that are presented there.
Once an Application for Admission is received, the Administration will follow up to confirm availability.
TUITION RATES (2017-2018)*
INFANT COMMUNITY "NIDO" (9 mo. to 18 mo.):
TODDLER COMPONENT (18 mo. to 3 years):
PRIMARY PROGRAM: PRESCHOOL & KINDERGARTEN (3 - 6 years old):
*All rates are subject to change from one School Year to the next
FEES (Applies to all Programs)
Application Fee (One Time): $175.00
Registration Fee (Yearly): $250.00
Deposit: Last Month Tuition (Yearly): Dependent on program.
Apron & Sack (As Needed): $25.00
Material Fee (Yearly): $250.00 to be waived first year.
EXTENDED CARE OPTIONS for Toddler & Primary
EC AM Daily from 7:45 - 8:30 a.m. (30 minutes): Fixed monthly amount $75.00 ($7.00/hr)
EC PM Daily from 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.** (2.5 hours): Fixed monthly amount $375.00 ($7.00/hr)
EC AM & PM Daily (3.25 hours): Fixed monthly amount $415.00 ($6.00/hr)
ALL OTHER EXTENDED HOURS: $12.00 per hour (charged by 15 min increments)
**Late pick ups after 5pm will be charged a $20 Late Pick-up fee
Application for Admission:
You will find more detailed information in the Application for Admission (PDF file) found in the "Forms and Downloads" Tab.
ADMISSION PROCEDURES & TIME FRAMES:
Admission Time Frames:
We offer rolling admission throughout the year, however here are a few time frames that are useful to know:
Our Admission Policies are found in great detail on the 4th page of the Application. Please read them carefully, as it is a binding contract.
The following priorities are used in determining admission and placement: