ADMISSION INFORMATION

Rising Star Montessori Academy offers half day, full day, five day a week programs for children 18-36 months for Toddler Program, 3 years of age through Kindergarten for Primary Program, 6-9 years of age for Junior Elementary, 1st through 3rd grade, 9-12 years of age for Senior Elementary, 4th through 6th grade and 12-14 years of age for High School Prep Program, 7th & 8th grade.

The school requires that children be toilet-trained and able to use the restroom independently prior to enrollment in the Primary class (3-6).

Children must be at least five years of age by September 1st of the school year to enroll in the full day Kindergarten class.

Admissions and placement priority is granted to current students and their siblings of past or present students., Open House enrollees and then to the general public.

Process

New students must complete steps 1-6. Returning students must complete required documents for the new school year.

  1. Tour
    Parents are required to call our facility for an appointment to tour and observe the classrooms of interest. The Montessori is a unique environment and the best way to get to know the school and learn about the Montessori educational philosophy is to tour the school and observe the children at work. We can be reached at 770-461-1595 between 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  2. Pre-Application Form
    A parent/guardian must fill out a pre-application form before a tour. This form can be filled out in the office upon arrival day of the tour or can be downloaded from our website: www.Risingstarmontessoriacademy.com.
  3. Assessment of Child
    Parents need to set up an appointment for an assessment for their child. The assessment is conducted from 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 am. on Tuesdays or Wednesdays.
  4. Transferring Students
    If a child is transferring from another school, a copy of progress reports, transcripts, health records, birth certificates, or any other pertinent papers must be attached to the pre-application.
  5. Parent/Director Interview
    Both parents are asked to attend the informal interview. This allows the prospective parents and the school directors to become acquainted with each other. It is also a time for the parents to ask any questions that they may have about the school, its curriculum, policies, procedures, etc.
  6. Acceptance
    In-house registration ends February 28th of each school year. General public registration begins on March 1st. New students will be notified of their admission status during the month of April.If your child has been accepted, the parents have ten days to respond to the letter and return the required forms along with registration and activity fee. This fee secures the child’s spot for the upcoming school year and is non-refundable.

Note: All new students are subject to a four-week trial period.