Admissions Process

Ready to join our community?

We look forward to meeting you and getting to know your child! 

When you’ve decided Arbor Montessori School is the place for your family, our admissions process is simple. This step-by-step application guide will help you along the way. We’re here to help, so don’t hesitate to reach out. Our enrollment team can be reached by phone at 404-321-9304 or by email at

1. Submit an Inquiry

It’s never too early to learn what makes Arbor Montessori School the premiere Montessori school of the southeast. Our enrollment team looks forward to getting to know your family as you explore an authentic Montessori experience for your child. When you’re ready, the first step in our admissions process is to submit an inquiry for more information.

2. Attend a Guided Observation

All prospective families have the opportunity to observe one of our Montessori classrooms in action. You will spend thirty minutes observing, and then attend a Q&A with Arbor’s administrative and enrollment teams. Guided observations for the next school year will begin in October. You’re invited to schedule your guided observation when submitting an inquiry.

3. Apply Online

Limited availability remains for our current school year. Our applications for the 2024-2025 school year will open on October 1st, 2023. After submitting your application, you can track its status through each stage of our admissions process.

4. Attend Other Admissions Events (Optional)

All prospective parents are invited to learn more about Arbor Montessori School and our community by attending admissions events throughout the year. See our calendar of upcoming admissions events and join us for an information session or open house!

5. Schedule a Parent Interview and Child Visit

Once your application is complete, Arbor’s enrollment team will schedule parent interviews and/or child visits, depending on the age of your child. We look forward to getting to know your family better through our enrollment process.

6. Notification of the Admission Decision

Our enrollment team will notify you of the admission decision and discuss the next steps.

7. Join the Community!

Find out what it means to be a part of our community! Connect with us on social media to find out about school events and connect with our network of Arbor families, friends, and alumni.