Thank you for your interest in our school. We believe that we have a unique learning environment for young children and their families. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We look forward to the opportunity to talk with you.

Step 1: Sign up for a Parent Tour

Attend a “Getting To Know Salem Montessori School” meeting. We’ll give you a brief overview of the Montessori philosophy and curriculum.

It is our hope that we will be able to run our tours in person, but if safety procedures for Covid dictate otherwise, we will offer a virtual opportunity for families to become familiar with our community and programming.

Preschool Tours on Wednesdays at 4:00 pm:
Click to register for a tour.

Elementary Tours on Thursdays at 4:00 pm: 
Click to register for a tour.

If you are unable to attend one of the tours above, contact us at and we’ll make arrangements for a tour.

This hour and a half meeting is designed just for adults, there will be another time when you can bring your child for a visit.

Step 2: Submit an Application

We believe that seeing the children in action in the classroom is the most important step in understanding Montessori education and deciding if our school is a good match for your child. After attending a “Getting To Know Salem Montessori School” meeting, you may request an admissions application. In February, we begin the enrollment process for the following school year.

Complete the online application form and mail or drop off the application processing fee. The fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee a space.

Step 3: Complete the Enrollment Contract if your child is accepted

If a space is offered to your family, the enrollment contract and deposit will be due within two weeks to hold your space. If space is unavailable, you may choose to be placed in a waiting pool.

Our mission statement:

Salem Montessori School provides a joyful, collaborative learning environment that supports the natural development of the young child and honors the desire for independence and innovation.

Salem Montessori School, Inc. admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its education and admissions policies.