Admissions

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2021 - 2022 School Year

We are currently accepting applications for our Youngest Children's Community, Children's House, and Adolescent programs. We are also accepting applications from Montessori transfer students for our Elementary programs. After submission, you can track the status of your application through each stage of the process.

Requirements

List of 4 items.

  • The Young Children's Community (16 months - 3 years)

    • Age requirement: Children must be 16 months old and under 20 months old and walking at the time of joining the Young Children's Community program.
    • Children do not have to be toilet independent.
  • The Children's House (2.5-6 years)

    • Age requirement: Children must be at least 2.5 years old and fully toilet independent. Diapers or pull-up diapers are not permitted. 
    • Children do not need to have prior Montessori experience.
  • Elementary (Grades 1-6)

    • We only accept students into our Elementary programs with prior Montessori experience. 
    • Age requirement: Children must be 6 years old by September 1 to begin Grade 1. 
    • Two (2) Teacher Recommendation Forms*
    • Transcript Release Form with report card/transcripts (last two years if applicable)*
    • *All recommendation forms and report cards/transcripts must be sent directly from your child's current school.
  • Adolescent Community (Grades 7-9)

    • Prior Montessori experience is preferred.
    • Two (2) Teacher Recommendation Forms.*
    • Transcript Release Form with report card/transcripts (last two years)*
    *All recommendation forms and report card/transcripts must be sent directly from your child's current school.

How to Apply

  • Select the blue Create Account link to create a myAMS username and password.
  • After entering your necessary information, select the Create Account button.
  • Once you receive a myAMS username and password, you will have access to complete the online application, monitor your child's progress through the admissions process.
  • A non-refundable $100 fee is required with each application, for each new application including siblings of students currently enrolled.
Please note:
Our system may recognize you by your email address. If the system recognizes your email address, your email address will be highlighted in red after you press  Submit. If this occurs, select the Forgot Login?  button. You will then be prompted to enter your email address to receive an automatic reply containing your myAMS username and password.
Austin Montessori School is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex or gender, disability, or age in providing educational services, activities, and programs. Austin Montessori School complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), as amended, which incorporates and expands upon the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and any other legally-protected classification or status protected by applicable law.