Come see what the Montessori Method of education looks like at CHMS. Join us for a tour, learn about our philosophy and programs, observe our classrooms in action, and meet with our Head of School Ms. Denise Touma.
Steps For Admissions
1. Complete Inquiry Form or Candidate Registration Form
2. Attend private tour
3. Submit Application Fee
4. Attend Play Date
5. Receive Enrollment Decision
Complete Inquiry Form or Candidate Registration Form
Click the words, “Inquiry Form” and CHMS will contact you to schedule a private tour.
Click the words, “Candidate Registration Form” and CHMS will contact you to schedule a private tour AND a Play Date.
Attend Private Tour
Our parent-only private tours allows you to observe our four preschool classrooms and toddler classroom. You will learn more about the CHMS philosophy and view how our students work in a peaceful Montessori environment.
Submit Application Fee
You may pay the $70 non-refundable application fee by clicking the button below.
Attend Play Date
A Play Date is an opportunity for parents to observe how your child engages in our Montessori classroom, with the guidance of a Montessori Directress. In addition, you will continue to learn more about CHMS from our Head of School.
Receive Enrollment Decision
We will make enrollment decisions for the coming school year within 1 week of your Play Date. When your child is offered a placement, you will need to submit the first month of tuition within one month of receiving your acceptance letter. This payment secures your child’s space for the upcoming school year.
If CHMS is unable to offer your child a space, we will place your child’s name on our waitlist. The Head of School will contact you if a space becomes available.
CHMS adheres to Montessori educational principles and promotes a multi-ethnic perspective that recognizes and celebrates the diverse cultural perspectives and beliefs of our staff and families. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, or religious or political beliefs.
We are accepting Candidate Registration forms for Toddler and Preschool applicants for all dismissals in the 2018-2019 school year.
We are also accepting Candidate Registration forms for Toddler and Preschool applicants for all dismissals in the 2019-2020 school year.
Who May Enroll?
The CHMS Preschool Program serves toddlers (24 months to 33 months) and children 3 to 5 years old. Our toddlers are two years before September 30th. In order to be admitted to our Preschool Program your child must be fully toilet trained, meaning that your child must be able to use the toilet independently. If your child is entering the school as a toddler they are not required to be toilet trained to enter the program. Diapered toddlers are welcome.
In order to be admitted to our Preschool Program, your child must be fully toilet trained, meaning that your child must be able to use the toilet independently. If your child is entering the school as a toddler, they are not required to be toilet trained: diapered toddlers are welcome. A child admitted to the Preschool also needs to be able to self-soothe without relying upon a pacifier.