Tour the Facility: The first step to the enrollment process is calling the Kalispell Montessori Elementary School office and making an appointment to meet with the Administrator Heather Wyrick. Heather will be available to introduce you to the Montessori philosophy of education and answer any questions you may have. You will also have an opportunity to tour our environment and see first hand the day to day workings of our school. Tours usually run 30-45 minutes and we ask that your first visit be without your child. We will gladly schedule another visit for you and your child when he or she can have special time with the teacher.
Experience the Classroom: The second step is scheduling a full or half day visit for your child to see how our individualized learning program works. After arranging a date with the director, your child will be invited to participate in all the regular daily activities. He or she will be partnered with a “buddy” who will be their peer guide in the classroom and assist the teacher with your child’s orientation. Upon the end of the visit you will have the opportunity to meet with the teacher/director to discuss your child's day and answer any questions you may have.
Enrollment: The final step is determining if Kalispell Montessori Elementary School is a fit for your family. If it is, please fill out the Enrollment Form and send it in for review. The director will contact you soon afterward to finalize the process.
Contact Kalispell Montessori Elementary School at any time if you have any questions regarding this process or about our school in general.
Non-Discrimination Policy: The Kalispell Montessori Center, Inc. will admit students and conduct school-administered functions without regard to race, creed, religion, color, gender or because of physical or mental disability.
Scholarships: If you are in need of a scholarship, please call the administrator of the school, Heather Wyrick, to inquire about availability. Scholarship applications are considered primarily on financial need, as based on income. Other factors for scholarship consideration include merit, defined as service to the Montessori community, and the number of students enrolled in Montessori. To maintain confidentiality of all information, a separate committee composed of independent community members will consider all forms and determine the award amounts.
Tuition: $7840.00 (10 monthly payments of $784)
Before School Childcare (7:30-8:30) $60.00 Monthly Rate
After School Program (3:30-5:00) Monthly Rate $175 Monthly Rate
Before/After School Childcare Hourly Rate
Other Charges (supplies, field trips, P.E., etc.) As needed
Sibling enrolled at Kalispell Montessori Elementary$100.00 per 2nd and all additional siblings(discounted from last payment)
Eighteen (18) hours of Community Service time per year is required for each family. If parents are unable to complete this requirement, $10.00 per unfulfilled hour will be charged to accounts by May 2019.