Admissions and Tuition
Important Note: Admission to Willow Oak Montessori Children’s House will NOT result in any preference to obtain a seat in the Willow Oak Montessori Public Charter school program. All applicants to the Charter school program MUST participate in the lottery if the number of applicants exceeds the available seats for a given grade.
We are fully enrolled for 2023-24.
New family applications for 2024-25 will be available in mid-February 2024.
Tour Our School
The admissions process for Willow Oak Montessori Children's House may begin with your whole family attending one of our Open Houses to learn more about our program or by attending a School Tour. Open Houses and School Tours are designed to acquaint parents of prospective students with the mission of the school, the Montessori philosophy, and its implementation in the classroom. Contact us to schedule a tour or to determine if there is an Open House scheduled.
Application and Required New Student Questionnaire
Households are required to complete the New Student Questionnaire, this is an opportunity for us to get to know your child. We ask that you provide clear and candid information. The form and a completed admissions application are required for a student to be considered for admission. When you apply, we will send you the link to fill out the questionnaire.
Application and Enrollment Fees
When you have decided to join our community, you will complete the online enrollment process through the secure TADS website. You will have 14 days to secure your spot once you have received your admission confirmation.
Applicants with special needs or family members of applicants requiring any type of accommodation during the admissions process are encouraged to indicate what type of accommodation is needed.
Application and Enrollment Fees
$75 application fee (non-refundable)
One-time joining fee of $800 per student
10% Security deposit - this is applied to your monthly tuition
Annual Tuition and Fees
Tuition amounts for the 2023-2024 school year:
Full-Day Preschool (8:30am - 3:00pm) - FULL
$11,024.00 per year or $1,102.40 per month (10 months)
Tuition Payment Details
Tuition payments are due in 10 monthly installments July through May with no payment in February. We offer a break in February since that is re-enrollment time. Tuition is paid one month in advance, 1/10th of the security deposit is applied to the account each month until tuition is paid in full for the year.
Before school care and After School care options are available and billed separately. More details here.
Financial aid scholarships available (limited, based on availability).
$45 TADS processing fee to apply for financial aid (applied to tuition).
Financial aid recommendations are made by an independent, third-party financial aid firm.
Regular school application must be completed first.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
Willow Oak Montessori admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to its students. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, family structure, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other programs administered by the School.