Admission Process




Thank you for your interest in the

Montessori School of McLean!

The wait-pool for the September 2021 school year is closed.

As much as we'd love for your family to join us at MSM, we are beyond all application deadlines for the September 2021 school year and are fully enrolled for all program levels. 

We are not keeping a wait-pool for September 2021 placement.

If you are still interested in learning about MSM for the  September 2022 school year, please check the Admission tab to RSVP for an initial prospective Parent Information webinar for application to the 

September 2022 school year.

The application deadline for all applications is January 15, 2022.  Notifications will be sent the first week of March 2022.

Thank you!




Toddlers playing with outdoor blocks

 TODDLER -  2 year olds

for September 2022 placement

age 24 months by mid-September - 36 months

  • RSVP and attend a Parent Information Webinar
  • Complete and submit your application for your child along with attending documentation by the toddler application deadline of January 15, 2022
  • Parents participate in an individual Zoom call with members of the Admission Commmittee to review your application and answer questions you may have
  • ​​​​​​​Notifications are sent the first week of March 2022


PRIMARY  3 - 6 year olds

for September 2022 placement

age 3 by September 30 - age 6

  • RSVP and attend a Parent Information Webinar
  • Complete and submit your application for your child along with attending documentation by the Primary applicaton deadline of January 15, 2022
  • Parents participate in an individual Zoom call with members of the Admission Commmittee to review your application and answer questions you may have
  • ​​​​​​​Notifications are sent the first week of March 2022


ELEMENTARY  6 - 12 year olds

Elementary students from other Montessori schools

for September 2022 placement

  • RSVP and attend a Parent Information Webinar
  • Complete and submit your application for your student along with attending documentation by the Elementary application deadline of January 15, 2022
  • Parents participate in an individual Zoom call with members of the Admission Commmittee to review your application and answer questions you may have
  • Your student participates in a 15-minute Zoom call with an elementary teacher by March 1, 2022
  • Notifications are sent March 4, 2022






MSM MISSION STATEMENT


Our mission is to nurture the whole child and to inspire an enduring love of learning that prepares children to live joyful lives as responsible, compassionate citizens, therefore contributing to a peaceful and

benevolent society


~ Cultivating each child’s unique ability to flourish in mind, body, and spirit ~                                                                       








In order to maintain fidelity to the complete Montessori experience, Primary students are admitted with the expectation their parents intend to continue enrollment throughout the entirety of the three-year program in which they are placed and are open to learning about the Montessori approach to learning at the Elementary level (grades 1 – 6)

  • for the Toddler and Primary levels, this is through the Kindergarten year
  • for the Elementary level, this is through the third year for Lower Elementary (age 9) and through the sixth year for Upper Elementary (age 12)

We look forward to meeting you!