Admission Applications

The Enrollment Process: Primary/Extended Day/Junior Level/Upper Level

  • Observe classrooms and meet with an administrator.
  • Complete and submit an online application and $25 application fee.
  • In January after tuition is set for the next academic year, Intent to Enroll forms are sent to all applicants via email.
  • To reserve your space in our waiting pool, return a signed Intent to Enroll form along with a $1000 deposit to the school.  Your deposit will not be processed until a spot is offered to you and you accept it.
  • Parents of current students are asked to indicate their commitment to reenroll by February 1st to ensure a place for their child.
  • Spaces for new students become available beginning in March. We continue enrolling students until our programs are full.
  • We assess all children who will be 5 by October 15 to determine appropriate placement.
  • If a space in our program is offered and accepted, you will be prompted to complete your enrollment via our online system. Your tuition deposits are processed at that time.
  • Submit required health forms along with a one time administrative fee of $200.

Enrollment Process: Adolescent Program

  • Observe classrooms and meet with an administrator.
  • Complete and submit an online application and $25 application fee.
  • In January, Intent to Enroll forms for the following school year become available and are sent to all applicants.
  • To reserve your space in our waiting pool, return a signed Intent to Enroll form along with a $1000 deposit to the school.  Your deposit will not be processed until a spot is offered to you and you accept it.
  • Student Questionnaire is due 2 weeks after registration submission.
  • If Questionnaire indicates that applicant is a good match for our program, an interview is scheduled.
  • If interview further indicates that applicant is a good match for our program, applicant is invited to attend Middle School program for a morning visit.
  • Spaces for new students become available beginning in March. We continue to enroll students until the program is full.
  • If a space in our program is offered and accepted, you will be prompted to complete your enrollment via our online system. Your tuition deposits are processed at that time.
  • Submit required health forms along with a one time administrative fee of $200.

Apply Online Today

The Elizabeth Ann Clune Montessori School of Ithaca now uses an online Admissions Application system.  Each October the online system will begin accepting applications for the following academic year.  If you have questions about the online system, please contact wwiggins@eacmsi.org