Enrollment

Elm City Montessori opened in August 2014 and we’re growing each year until we serve PreK-3 through 8th grade (ages 3 through 14). This year, we have 4 Primary classrooms (ages 3-6) and 3 Lower Elementary classrooms (ages 6-9) and our first Upper Elementary classroom (ages 9+). Next year, we will add a new Upper Elementary classroom (ages 9+).

Interested families may visit ECMS for tours on Thursdays at 9:30am in February and March. Tours will alternate between our Quinnipiac Ave location and our Blake St. location— see schedule below. Please sign up in advance for a tour by calling 203-903-4031 or emailing info@elmcitymontessori.org. Please note: school will be closed for February break the week of February 18th, so there will be NO TOUR on Thursday, February 21st.

THURSDAY MORNING TOURS:
February 7th, 9:30am, 375 Quinnipiac Ave (for families of incoming PK-Ks)
February 14th, 9:30am, 495 Blake St (for families of prospective Grade 1-5 students)
February 28th, 9:30am, 375 Quinnipiac Ave (for families of incoming PK-Ks)
March 7th, 9:30am, 495 Blake St (for families of prospective Grade 1-5 students)
March 14th, 9:30am, 375 Quinnipiac Ave (for families of incoming PK-Ks)
March 21st, 9:30am, 495 Blake St (for families of prospective Grade 1-5 students)
March 28th, 9:30am, 375 Quinnipiac Ave (for families of incoming PK-Ks)

Applications for the 2019-20 Academic Year

New Haven residents apply for our school through the New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) school placement process. Parents can apply online, mail in a paper form to the Board of Education at 54 Meadow Street, New Haven (map).  Application forms will be available beginning February 11th at www.newhavenmagnetschools.com. The NHPS application deadline is Sunday, March 17, 2019. Please contact the NHPS Choice and Enrollment Office at  (203) 946-8501 with questions about the school placement process.

Elm City Montessori also has limited spaces for students from other towns in Connecticut. Parents who live outside New Haven can apply online through the ACES Open Choice Program here. Applications for the ACES Open Choice program open in March and are due in April.

To learn more about ECMS, please join us at our Family Interest Meetings (open houses) at 495 Blake St, New Haven:

  • Saturday, March 2nd, 10am
  • Tuesday, March 5th, 5:30pm
  • Thursday, March 14th, 9:30am

Questions?  Contact us at info@elmcitymontessori.org or (203) 903-4031.