Fredericton Montessori Academy ADMISSIONS
Private schools in Canada have admissions policies, and they require application materials. These may include letters of application, application fees, essays, and tests (such as the SSAT). Many schools also require interviews with prospective students. Schools also use different criteria for evaluating student applications, have different acceptance rates, and target different kinds of students. To improve your child’s chances of acceptance, find out everything you can about a school’s admissions policies and how they assess applicants.
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|SSAT (out of province)|
FMA admissions deadlines and fees
Day students: Rolling
Offer mid-year entry: Yes
Application fee: $150
Registration fee: $0
What FMA says about their admissions requirements:
Section 1 – New Student Enrollment Process
Step 1 – Application for Enrolment
We require parents to fill out an application for enrolment. At this point, students will be placed in a wait pool. Applying for a placement in our academy commits the parents to the following:
- A $150 non-refundable application fee (this must be submitted at the same time as your application for enrolment)
- Attendance at two information sessions, one regarding what our academy offers as an authentic Montessori school (Montessori 101) and the other specific to the class your child is entering. These sessions will be held, at least, 6 months before your child starts at our academy and are approximately one hour in length.
- A tour of our school with your child
Step 2 – Acceptance into Program
Once your family has fulfilled Step One, we will be accepting students starting as early as March 1st into our program for the upcoming year. If acceptance is granted, the family will have one week to make a final decision at which point a payment of $500 is required to hold their spot. This will be credited toward their yearly tuition. At this time, you will be asked to fill out a child profile, provide proof of immunization and sign the contract stating that you have read the Family Handbook and agree to its contents.
If you choose not to attend the school in the fall, the deposits are non-refundable. Please be advised, if your child is in the waiting pool, and we cannot offer him/her enrolment, the registration fee is non-refundable.
Section 2: Returning students Enrollment Process
Our current students will be given first priority to reenrol at FMA for the following school year.
Our classes have a maximum size, and most grades are at that maximum now. We expect more grades to reach maximum enrolment in the future. We want all our current students to return. In order for parents to be confident their child holds a spot in next year’s class, please follow the process outlined below.
- If you want your child to return to FMA for the next school year you must update your child’s information and submit the appropriate registration fee by April 1st of the current school year.
When this step is complete your child is placed on the class list.
Learn about the percentage of students typically accepted into Fredericton Montessori Academy. This can help you gauge your chances of getting into this school. For instance, a 95% acceptance rate means a school is relatively easy to get into, while a 10% acceptance rate means it will be difficult to get into.
Fredericton Montessori Academy acceptance rate: 50%
Fredericton Montessori Academy student entry points
Schools accept different numbers of students at different grade levels. Learn how many students are accepted into Fredericton Montessori Academy at each grade level.
|1 - 8 (80%)||1 - 2 (50%)||1 - 2 (25%)||0 - 2 (10%)||0 - 1 (10%)||0 - 1 (10%)||0 - 2 (15%)||0 - 1 (10%)||0 - 1 (10%)|
What type of student FMA is looking for:
We are proud to accept a family rather than just a student. We would love to have all of our students continue to the end of Grade 6, however, we accept students regardless of how long they want to remain with us. While we accept learning differences, we are a strong in our academics and behaviour. We are not equipped to accept children who demonstrate high behavioural needs.
THE OUR KIDS REPORT: Fredericton Montessori Academy
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