Admission Process


Thank you for your interest in The

Montessori School of McLean!

We are currently enrolling for the 2023-2024 school year!

If you are interested in learning about MSM, please click the link below, "Complete our Inquiry form for future admissions information" to RSVP for a Prospective Parent Information Webinar 

The application deadline for the September 2023 school year is January 15, 2023


Again, thank you for your interest in MSM!


Toddlers playing with outdoor blocks

 TODDLER -  2 year olds

age 24 months through 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
  • 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 


PRIMARY  3 - 6 year olds

age 3 by September 30 through 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
  • 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 


ELEMENTARY  6 - 12 year olds

Elementary students transferring from other Montessori schools

  • 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
  • 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 student visit 
  • Notifications are sent the first Friday in March 




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 that 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!