Montessori & Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten and Pre-school Registration March 21 5:00-7:00

Advance registiration for Families that already have a child in our school can registestarting March 1.

Preschool, Montessori & Community Kindergarten Registration for all new parents will be on March 21.  Doors will open from 5:00-7:00pm for parents to fill out the  registraton package or (complete one online and drop off) and sign up your child for pre-kindergarten or kindergarten.   We will also have staff available to help answer any questions as well as provide tours of our school.  

March 22- June 27: stop in anytime during the school day to drop off or pick up a registration form

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To attend Montessori Pre-Kindergarten your child must be three years of age in the month that they enroll and be fully toilet trained.

To attend Montessori Kindergarten or Community Kindergarten your child must be five years of age before December 31, 2016. 

Preference for classes are on a first-come first-served basis however are not guaranteed; necessary changes may be made to balance class sizes, gender, needs, etc. Please bring the following items with you when registering: Registration Forms (Available online), Baptismal Certificate (if Catholic) and Birth Certificate.

For the 2017-2018 school year for students to enroll in Montessori Grades 1,2,3,4,5 they must have completed Montessori Kindergarten or Montessori Grade 1, 2,3 ... respectively. 

Preference for classes are on a first-come first-served basis however are not guaranteed; necessary changes may be made to balance class sizes, gender, needs, etc. Please bring the following items with you when registering:           

Registration Forms (Available online), Baptismal Certificate (if Catholic) and Birth Certificate   

YMCA Before & Afterschool Childcare available for Grades K—6!!!

MONTESSORI FREQUESNTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q. Is there tuition for Montessori Kindergarten, Mont Grade 1,  Mont Grade 2 or Mont Grade 3,4,5,6...?

A. No. The regular school fees for Kindergarten, Gr. 1, 2 & 3...  are the only fees that are charged.

Q. Can a child register in Montessori Kindergarten or beyond if they have not been in a Montessori program before?

A. Yes & No. Children can enter Montessori Kindergarten without having gone to Montessori Pre-Kindergarten 

Q. What sections will be available for Montessori Pre-Kindergarten?

A. Before 2017/2018 school year there was an am&pm 2 day program.  Next year the district would like to have a 5 day program.  We will be polling the parents upon registration to see what their preferences would be.  The new 5 day or continue with the the 2 day program. Or me may offer both programs if  there is enough interest.

Q. How many students are needed to run a Montessori program?

A. A minimum of 15 students must be registered by May 15th in order for the program to run.

Q. If our family is out of boundary can bussing be accessed for Montessori Kind and beyond?

A. In most cases YES! Please e-mail ellengerk@gpcsd.ca to confirm a bus for your area. Be sure to indicate in the e-mail that your child is in the Montessori program!

Q. How much is the tuition for Montessori Pre-School? 

A. It will depend on the which program we run with.  The 5 day am or pm program will cost approx. $325.  If we run the 2 day program it will be about approx. $205.   (Mother Teresa is still waiting on Central office for the final cost.) There is no longer any Registration fee of $55 with the implementation of Bill 1 by the NDP)