Admissions Procedure

Now accepting applications for the 2021/22 school year with limited space available in most programs.

The following admission information is for families interested in enrollment for the current school year or upcoming school year.


  1. Inquire/Attend Meeting

    After careful review of this website, applicants register for a Parent Information Session. At this meeting, we will share information about our philosophy of education and specifics about the way in which you and your child will experience our school. Sessions are scheduled in November, December and January annually. Dates are posted in September.
  2. Apply

    Complete and mail in an Application Form with the $90.00 non-refundable fee.
    A letter will be sent to acknowledge the receipt of your application.

    Application Form 2021/22 in PDF Format.
    Next year’s application form will be posted in November. 
  3. Interview

    When spaces are available, a member of our Admissions Team may arrange a family meeting. The meeting lasts about 45 minutes and is intended to explore how the Montessori philosophy and our school fit with your family’s needs and desires. If the Admissions Team feels it is necessary, they will arrange a further meeting between your child and the appropriate Director.

Application Timeline

  • Application available online as of November information session.
  • Accepting first round of applications until January 29th.
  • Review of applications and acceptance by late January or early February.
  • Returning students and siblings confirmed by January 31st.
  • February 15th review of second round of applications (received after January 29th); 
    acceptance by end of March.
  • Remaining applications will be processed based on availibility of space in each program.
  • School begins early September.


Please appreciate that there are limited spaces available for students. Each application is reviewed by the Admissions Team, which includes the program Directors. Acceptance of a child is based on several factors, one of which is a successful match of the family’s and the school’s educational goals for the child.

Children with Montessori experience are given priority, as are siblings. New applicants are admitted to the remaining spaces, while attempting to maintain gender and age balance within the classrooms.

Accompanying the acceptance letter is an Enrollment Contract which must be mailed to the school with a postdated tuition cheques within two weeks.

Pool of Prospective Students

When no openings are available, children will be placed in a pool of prospective students. In the event of an opening, children in this group will be considered for enrollment in accordance with Montessori principles of education.

Students Requiring Extra Support

MMEC is a low tuition private school with limited resources to accommodate students with learning or behavioural challenges. Please discuss your child’s particular needs with our Principal, Amanda Kershaw.