Registration Process

  1. Call the school at (613) 216-7275 or email us to make an appointment for a personal visit. Please note that the visit may take up to one hour of your time. You will be briefly introduced to the Montessori Method, have the opportunity to tour our facility, and see the children working in the various environments of the school.
  2. As a follow-up visit, which is optional, you may come for a fifteen-minute observation to see our elementary classroom in action. Observations are by appointment only.
  3. Once you have chosen to enroll your child and have been informed that we have openings available, please submit an application form accompanied by a non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of $150. If spots are not currently available in a particular program, your child can be placed on a waiting list at no cost. When a spot becomes available, the school will contact you on a first-come-first basis.
  4. Once your application form and applicable fee have been received by our school office, you will be asked to provide a $2000 deposit within 2 days of the acceptance notice to guarantee your child’s placement. Note that this deposit goes towards your child’s tuition fee and is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.
  5. Upon receipt of the $2000 deposit, the school office will give you a registration package.
  6. Upon receipt of the registration package, please submit the following to our school office as per the dates indicated in the package:
    a ) all documents listed in the registration package
    b) all forms contained in the registration package (signed and dated)
    c) all post-dated cheques

Please note that all the above listed requirements must be fully met for your child to be considered officially enrolled at our school.

School Policies

Parkdale Montessori School welcomes all prospective parents and their families, and has a non-discriminatory admission policy for children. Acceptance into our programs is based on many factors such as: availability, age and gender of the existing mixed-age group, etc. Children may be admitted at any time during the school year, depending on availability of space. Priority is always given to already enrolled students and their siblings.

It is vital to realize that the Montessori curriculum at the Junior Elementary level is based on a three-year cycle. Therefore, it is in the child’s best interest that a commitment is made for that length of time.

 Requirements:

  • Children who have not completed the Montessori Casa program at Parkdale Montessori School must come for several visits in the Junior Elementary classroom prior to acceptance.
  • Previous school record must be submitted for children applying for the Junior Elementary program.

Tuition Fees

Upfront Payment Plan
Programs Hours Deposit Balance Sept. 1 Total Fees
Full-day 8:20-3:45 $2,000 $4,000 $6,000
Pre-care 7:30-8:20 $500 $475 $975
After-care 3:45-5:30 $1,000 $1,925 $2,925*
Field Trips $350
Monthly Payment Plan
Programs Hours Deposit Payment Sept. 1 7 Monthly Payments Total Fees
Full-day 8:20-3:45 $2,000 $1,000  $460 $6,220
Pre-care 7:30-8:20 $500 $71 $997
After-care 3:45-5:30 $1,000 $296 $3,072*
Field Trips  $350

* After-care fee includes daily enrichment programs for students to maximum class size.

Important Notes:

  • Application fee of $150 and all deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Deposit of $2000 is due 2 days after your acceptance at our school and is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstance.
  • Lump-sum (post-dated to September 1st) or all monthly post-dates cheques are due by February 3rd for re-enrolling students; and 10 days following registration acceptance for new students.
  • There is a School maintenance fee of $250 (non-refundable and non-transferable).
  • For families with more than one child in attendance at the school at the same time: when 2 children of the same family attend at the same time, there is a discount structure of 10% off for the oldest child’s base tuition fees and fulltime pre/post care fees (not including fieldtrip or lunch where applicable); when 3 children of the same family attend at the same time, there is a 20% off the oldest child’s tuition fees and fulltime pre/post care fees AND a 10% off the second oldest child’s base tuition fees and fulltime pre/post care fees, the youngest child pays the full fee.
  • Flexibility for precare and aftercare available upon request.
  • Ages are approximate and placement depends on each child’s abilities and emotional growth.

Download an application form