Prospective & New Families

Admissions Information

City Garden houses a private preschool program and a public charter school, both with very different admissions processes.

Prospective Families

Hoping to enroll your child(ren) at City Garden? Please read through our admissions information thoroughly.

New Families

Has your child(ren) been accepted to City Garden? Please click below to see all necessary information for New Families.

Applications for Admissions

The respective applications for our Preschool Program and Charter School can be accessed by clicking the button below.

Take a Virtual Tour through
City Garden!

Since the COVID-19 health pandemic has prevented us from offering in person tours, we have strived to create a series of videos for your viewing pleasure! Please click below to watch our Virtual Tour Video Series and Virtual Open House! 

Virtual Tour Part 1: Beginnings

Virtual Tour Part 2: Preschool (Primary)

Virtual Open House Video

At City Garden, there is never a dull moment. Between managing our blended learning model and providing intimate, family support services, our team is excitedly kicking off enrollment for the 2021-22 school year. We thought you may enjoy our Virtual Open House Video below. 

Get to know City Garden!

City Garden Montessori Schools offers a robust educational program, and a community culture dedicated to Anti-Bias, Antiracism training, learning, and curriculum. Due to the COVID-19 health pandemic, we were not able to host an in-person orientation for our incoming kindergarten families. Instead, we created this comprehensive Orientation Video that addresses many of the questions prospective parents, guardians, and families ask. Click below to watch the video in full! 

Montessori Resources

Are you interested in enrolling your child(ren), but want to learn more about The Montessori Method. We have compiled some terrific resources to help explain and contextualize what Montessori looks like and how it is changing the lives of children around the world. Click the buttons below to learn more!

American Montessori Society
National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector

For additional information, we advise folks to research some of the following key pillars of The Montessori Method;

- Preparing the Elementary Child Environment
- Montessori A Practical Approach to Toddler Development
- Montessori for the 3-6 At Home Montessori and the Stem Experience Webinar
- Cultivating Community at a Distance
- Elementary Learning with Physical Activity at Home