Step 1: Complete An Online Application
The first step in the admission process is to fill out the online application. When the application is received by Cheryl Kelly, our Director of Admission, she will review it with the Admissions Committee. Please note that if your child is currently enrolled in another school, we will need your child’s most recent progress report and, if applicable, standardized test scores along with the application.
Step 2: Visit Our Campus For A Parent Tour
If the Admissions Committee feels that MMS may be a good fit for your child, you will be contacted to schedule a Parent Tour of the school. Tours are offered on regular school days Monday through Friday, at 8:30, 9:15 am, or 10:00am and are personalized so we can answer questions specific to your child and family.
During the summer months, we do not run our full Elementary program, and opportunities to observe these programs are limited. Please contact our Admission Director, Cheryl Kelly, to find the best time to observe the program you are interested in.
Step 3: Schedule A Student Visit
After the parent-only tour, we require all applicants to have a student visit in an effort to assess a good fit. Visits are based on the age of the child:
- Toddlers spend 10-15 minutes in a Toddler Classroom, where your child is welcomed to join in activities and lessons with other children.
- K3 – K5 children visit a classroom for 30 minutes with our Director of Admission to engage in age-appropriate learning activities.
- Students entering first through eighth grades will spend a full academic day with their peers. Classroom teachers and student ambassadors guide children through the day’s lessons and activities, and at some point during the day, each child will sit with a teacher to engage in lessons in mathematics, reading, and writing composition.
Once the student visit is completed, the Admissions Committee will make an enrollment determination within two school days and contact you to inform you of that decision. If you then choose to join the Milwaukee Montessori School community, an Enrollment Contract will be sent to you electronically.
The Admissions Committee will notify you in writing if at any point in the process the school decides to deny the application.
If you have questions about the admissions process, please contact our Director of Admission, Cheryl Kelly, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 414-259-0370 ext.106.