Thank you for taking time to consider enrolling your child at Rock Prairie Montessori School. Information Packets are available by contacting us by Requesting Information or by calling the school at (608) 868-4844. Once a request for more information is received, the inquiring family will be contacted by the school. Families interested in enrolling their child will be asked to set up a 30-45 minute tour. Tours are scheduled between 9:00-10:30 am while classes are in session to allow prospective families the opportunity to see a Montessori classroom while students are working with the Montessori materials. An exception will be made if this time is not convenient for the family.
After the initial tour, families are welcome to schedule an optional time to observe in a classroom. A classroom observation gives parents and their child an opportunity to spend more hands-on time in a Montessori classroom. Parents are invited to watch the learning taking place and activities going on in the classroom while their child participates in the class and works with some of the Montessori materials. The length of the observation depends on the age of the child.
The tour and observation times allow for families to gain a better understanding about Montessori education and the program options of enrolling their child at RPMS. It also gives school staff the opportunity to meet and observe the child as their application for enrollment is considered. It is the goal of RPMS to ensure that our school is a good match for each child applying to enroll.
RPMS utilizes a third party, Blackbaud, for the application process. To apply, visit rockprairiemontessori.myschoolapp.com. Applications for enrollment are accepted year-round. Applicants are considered for enrollment once the application has been completed and submitted via Blackbaud. Enrollment of any child into a selected program is subject to prior teacher or administrative approval. New elementary students are required to have an interview with the Head of School before an application can be approved. Once a child’s application is accepted, the applying family will receive an email of confirmation.