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Elementary, Middle & High School: accepting applications for grades 2, 4, 5, 6 & 9.  Learn more about applying! 

Early Childhood (3-6 years):  applications will be added to our wait pool & considered on a space-available basis. 

Toddler (18-36 months): applications closed on Jan. 15, 2024; the Toddler wait pool is also closed.

Our admissions process is designed to help educate prospective families about our school, program levels, and Montessori philosophy.

To be considered for admission

Prospective families must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Attend a campus tour or Open House event before applying.
  2. Submit a complete application packet (see Application Packet Requirements for each program level below) along with a $100 non-refundable application fee per student.
Application packet requirements

Toddler applications for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year closed on Jan. 15, 2024. The wait pool is also closed. 

Please check our website in fall 2024 for information for the 2025-2026 school year.

Toddler applicants are 18-36 months old by Sept. 1, 2024.

Checklist Item:
  • Submit an admissions application - CLOSED

 

Early Childhood applications for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year will be added to our wait pool and considered on a space-available basis.

Please check our website in fall 2024 for information for the 2025-2026 school year.

Preschool (PS) applicants are 3-4 years old by Sept. 1, 2024.
Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2024.

All Preschool & Kindergarten applicants must be independently toileting by Sept. 1 of their enrollment year; no diapers or pull-ups are allowed in the classroom.

Checklist Items:
  • Submit an admissions application
  • Send the Teacher Evaluation Form to your student's current teacher (Preschool & Kindergarten applicants only)
    • WMS must receive the completed form by the priority admissions deadline and before scheduling the student visit.
    • If your child has not yet attended daycare or preschool, you may request this step to be waived by contacting the Admissions department at admissions@woodinvillemontessori.org.
  • Submit a Progress Report/Report Card (Kindergarten applicants only)
    • 2023-2024 (First semester report will be requested in February 2024).
  • Attend a student visit (Kindergarten applicants only)
    • The Admissions department will extend an invitation for your student to visit a classroom on a school day for two hours.

1st grade applicants must be 6 years old by Sept. 1, 2024.

checklist items:
  • Submit an admissions application
  • Send the Teacher Evaluation Form to your student's current teacher
    • WMS must receive the completed form by the priority admissions deadline and before scheduling the student visit.
  • Submit Progress Reports/Report Cards
    • Reports are needed from the school years of: 
      • 2021-2022 (First & second semester; not applicable for 1st grade applicants)
      • 2022-2023 (First & second semester)
      • 2023-2024 (First semester report will be requested in February 2024)
  • Attend a student visit
    • The Admissions department will extend an invitation for your student to visit a classroom on a school day.
checklist items:
  • Submit an admissions application
  • Send the Teacher Evaluation Form to your student's current math and English teachers
    • WMS must receive both completed forms by the priority admissions application deadline and before scheduling the student visit.
  • Submit Progress Reports/Report Cards
    • Reports are needed from the school years of:
      • 2021-2022 (First & second semester)
      • 2022-2023 (First & second semester)
      • 2023-2024 (First semester report will be requested in February 2024)
  • Submit test score(s)
  • Attend a student visit
    • After a review of the admissions packet, a decision will be made to either invite the student for a student visit or decline admission.
checklist Items:
  • Submit an admissions application
  • Send the Teacher Evaluation Form to your student's current math and English teachers
    • WMS must receive both completed forms by the priority admissions application deadline and before scheduling the student visit.
  • Submit Progress Reports/Report Cards
    • Reports are needed from the school years of:
      • 2021-2022 (First & second semester)
      • 2022-2023 (First & second semester)
      • 2023-2024 (First semester report will be requested in February 2024)
  • Submit test score(s)
  • Attend a student visit
    • After a review of the admissions packet, a decision will be made to either invite the student for a student visit or decline admission.
Application portal

To apply, visit the WMS FACTS Application Portal. The non-refundable application fee is $100 per student. 

WMS FACTS Application Portal

Timeline for prospective families: 2024-2025 school year
  • October 16, 2023: Campus tours begin & admissions application opens.
  • November 4, 2023: Open House event, 10 a.m. - noon at both the Bothell & Woodinville campuses.
  • November 30, 2023: Early Application Discount deadline (save 50% on your application fee!) & application deadline for siblings of currently enrolled students.
  • December 1, 2023: Tuition assistance application opens.
  • January 15, 2024: Priority admissions application deadline. Toddler (18-36 months) applications close & Toddler wait pool closes at midnight.
  • February 26, 2024: Priority tuition assistance application deadline.
  • February 28, 2024: Admissions decisions released to applicants who applied by Jan. 15, 2024.
  • March 4, 2024: Enrollment agreement & 10% non-refundable tuition deposit due.
Admissions decisions

WMS will release admissions decision notifications for the 2024-2025 school year via email to applicants who applied by the priority deadline of Jan. 15, 2024, on February 28, 2024. Families with an applicant in a wait pool will be contacted if a space becomes available. 

View our Admissions FAQs page for more information about how WMS makes admissions decisions and our wait pool process.

Admissions