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Learn More About the RMS Community

Interested in premier Montessori education? We are thrilled to be able to host campus events, both in-person and virtually. Our Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., alongside our Level Directors, will be hosting events during our Admissions season. Get started by visiting the pages below.

Richmond Montessori School welcomes all students, families, teachers, staff, and trustees who wish to make a positive contribution to our community, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, family composition, religion, beliefs, or country of origin. Furthermore, we aspire to be a community where every member has equitable access to the resources we are able to provide, and feels valued, engaged, safe, and supported.

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Chris Carlisle
Chris Carlisle

Director of Admissions and Enrollment management
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Admissions Process

We welcome inquiries and applications from all families with children ranging from 18 months to 14 years of age (Toddler through 8th grade).

Admissions Events

Join us on campus! Meet our Director of Admissions and our Level Directors to learn more about our programs.

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The application deadline for first-round consideration is January 15, 2023.

Admissions Process

Step 1: Inquire

Interested in our programs? Request more information below to learn more about the RMS community. Questions should be directed to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Step 2: Attend an Admissions Event

Prospective parents are encouraged to attend either an in-person or virtual Admissions Event before applying. Please see these event dates and times under "Admissions Events" below.

Step 3: Apply

Those wishing to apply to our programs should follow all steps indiciated below under our "Apply Now" section. Applications will not be considered until ALL steps have been completed.

Step 4: Upload Documents

For all applicants, please upload a photo of your child and submit with your child's application; Parents will need to submit a Parent Release Form for all P3/K-8th grade applicants; 1st through 8th grade applicants will also need to submit both a Teacher and Adminstrative Recommendation Form. All of these documents can be found below under "Apply Now."

 

Admissions Events

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Admissions Events

At this time, our in-person information session are at capacity. We invite you to register for a virtual information session below.

Register for a Virtual Info Session!

  • Toddler & Primary (18 months-6 years)
    • December 8th, 2022, 9:00am-9:45am (currently full, please check back for a recording of this session after the date)
  • Elementary & Middle School
    • January 11th, 2023, 9:00am-10am

If you have questions, please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call 804-741-0040.

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Apply Now!

We are delighted you have decided to apply to Richmond Montessori School. We accept applications at any time.

Please follow the steps below to complete the application process: Your application will be processed once all steps are completed. 

Step One: Submit Application and Fee

Submit $50 application fee via PayPal. Applications will be processed after the application fee has been received.

If you have any questions about applying, please call us at 804-741-0040. 

Fill out and submit the online Application for Admission below. Please fill out the form only on a laptop or desktop (do not use a cell phone).

Your application will be considered complete and ready for processing when we receive the child’s picture and the $50 nonrefundable application fee. 

Step Two: Submit Parent Release Form

Submit a Parent Release Form for all P3/K-8th grade applicants. Please send your signed release form to your child's current school and request that they send your child's records to our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Step Three: Submit Recommendations

  • 1st - 8TH GRADE APPLICANTS: Teacher Recommendation Form: Download for your child's current teacher to complete
  • 1st - 8TH GRADE APPLICANTS: Administrative Recommendation Form: Download and send to your child's current school
  • All completed recommendations should be emailed back to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..