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 toddler environment 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.

Requirements:

Toddlers must be able to walk to be accepted into our Toddler program.

Tuition Fees for Toddler

Upfront Payment Plan
Programs Hours Deposit Balance Sept. 1 Total Fees
Full-day 8:45-3:15 $2,000 $15,200 $17,200
Pre-care 7:30-8:45 $500 $600 $1,100
After-care 3:15-5:30 $1,000 $1,250 $2,250
Monthly Payment Plan
Programs Hours Deposit Payment Sept. 1 Payment Dec. 1 7 Monthly Payments Total Fees
Full-day 8:45-3:15 $2,000 $2,000  $2,000  $1,700 $17,900
Pre-care 7:30-8:45 $500 $90 $1,130
After-care 3:15-5:30 $1,000 $190 $2,330

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 pre-care and after-care available upon request.
  • Hot lunches and milk are included in Toddler fees at no additional charge. Hot lunch is prepared by our in-school chef.
  • Ages are approximate and placement depends on each child’s abilities and emotional growth.
  • There is an integration phase of 5 days before full-day attendance into the program.
  • Children moving up to the Casa level in January will do so only if they are deemed ready and if there is available space.

Download an application form