Frequently Asked Questions

What is the admissions application deadline?
Applications are accepted on rolling basis. We encourage families to apply early based on limited openings.
What are the fees involved for applications?

For admissions applications, an online application fee of $50 is charged per student.
How soon will families be notified of admissions decisions? How will families be communicated decisions?
For Children’s House applicants, families should expect to hear admissions decisions the week after March 1.

For Elementary grades 1-6, upon the submission of completed admissions applications, families should expect to be notified of decisions within 2-3 week.

Families are likely to be notified via email.

Upon acceptance, families are expected to reply within the allotted time stated in the offer letter.

If enrolling more than one child, how many applications should I fill out?
Please fill out one application per child. If two children are applying, each child should have their own application. Each application requires its own $50 application fee.
How many applications should I fill out if the parents are divorced or separated?
If separated or divorced parents are both contributing to tuition from two separate accounts, each parent will need to fill out an application and pay the fees associated with applying. Please discuss setting this up with the Head of School and/or our third party tuition management group, TUIO.

We also ask that if a custody agreement exists, that be submitted with the application.

Once enrolled, do we need to reapply for admissions every year?
Once enrolled, current families do not need to reapply each year. They will, however, be responsible for a one-time re-enrollment fee that covers practical life materials as well as snacks throughout the year.

If your family decides not to continue with MSD, a written withdrawal notice should be made to the attention of the Head of School. We ask that families give a two-week notice period.

Montessori School of Duluth is a non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization. We value, welcome and celebrate a diverse population. The school treats all children and applicants for enrollment without unlawful discrimination as to race, creed, color, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation in all employment decisions.