How To Apply:

Before submitting an application, we encourage you to review our Admissions Process and Policies.

Submit an inquiry form

Complete our online inquiry form to select your program choices.

Schedule a tour

All prospective families are required to visit the school for a tour. Tours at our Laurel Drive Campus are held by appointment. To schedule a tour, please contact us.

Submit an application

We recommend you submit an application as soon as possible in order to be considered for the limited available openings.
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The Montessori School of Lake Forest does not discriminate against students, applicants for admission, faculty, other employees, or parents on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, disability, or any other characteristic. Placement in a class is at the discretion of the educational staff. Each classroom is a community of children balanced to the extent possible with regard to age, sex and previous Montessori experience. Each child will be advanced to the next level at the recommendation of the child’s Director.

Enrollment preference is given to: 1) students returning to the same group; 2) students graduating to the next level; 3) the sibling of a returning student; 4) the sibling of a former student; 5) Montessori transfer student; 6) other applicants. Applicants not placed will be put in a waiting pool.