Application Guidelines

Rochester Montessori School's goal is to admit students and families who share and support our educational and philosophical ideals and who bring cultural, social, economic and ethnic diversity to our classrooms.

Admission Process

A tour of the school (but not required for parents who apply from out of our area) and a completed application with application fee are required before an enrollment offer is considered.

Step One

Tour the school. Please contact the office at

or call (507)288-8725 to schedule your tour.

Step Two

Complete an application, including the $100 non-refundable fee. Copies of recent progress reports are requested from children currently attending an educational facility.

Applications are available during your tour or you can download the application (4 pages) and the tuition policies form (5 pages).

Step Three: Enrollment Offers

We begin making enrollment offers in February for the next school year. Offers of enrollment are made based on the availability of openings in our educational programs.

Additional Services

Rochester Montessori is pleased to offer both Before School Care and After School Care services for families as well as After School Studios for children to enhance and expand their educational experiences.


Tuition Assistance

Please contact the Admissions Director for information about available financial aid options. Deadline for applying for finanical aid is April 15th. For a tuition Assistance Worksheet Click here to apply For a tuition assistance Application Click here to apply

Nondiscrimination Policy

The Rochester Montessori School welcomes and considers all student applications and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, gender, marital status, national origin, public assistance, race, religion, or sexual orientation in administration of the School's educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other school-administrated programs. Admission priority is given to students currently attending Rochester Montessori School.

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