Introduction

Thank you for our interest in Children's House Montessori School. Whether you are looking for a preschool/kindergarten experience for your child and your family or you are hoping to find a school that will serve you and your child through their fifth grade, we think you will be excited about the opportunities Children's House can offer.

Children's House Montessori is accredited by the South Dakota Department of Education (SDDOE) and adheres to all the standards set down by that entity. We also follow the criteria established by AMS.

Our Primary classrooms are multi-age with students ages three through kindergarten. There are options for half day preschool, enrichment for a pre-kindergarten student and all day kindergarten classes for those students meeting the age eligibility for kindergarten entrance. The teacher serving the kindergarten students is highly qualified, holds their AMS primary credentials and their South Dakota teaching certificate.

Our Elementary program is for students in grades one through five. As a SDDOE accredited school, our teachers are highly qualified, hold their AMS elementary credentials and their South Dakota teaching certificate.

Our programs individualize lessons for each child and work to ensure that each child is is engaged, challenged and nurtures a love of learning.

Admissions Process

  1. Call the school to schedule a tour.
  2. Schedule the visit with your child.
  3. Submit the application and fees.
  4. Request records for elementary child.
  5. Elementary students visit half a day.
  6. Once approved, you will be notified.

Please also print out and complete our PDF Printable Registration Checklist and return it to us.

Scheduling a Tour

Please click here to schedule a tour.

Please also read the Observation Guidelines prior to your visit.

Tuition and Fees

Primary Program  
3 Day $$2,277 School Year 22-23 (Tues, Wed, Thurs mornings)
5 Day $$2,640 SY 22-23
  
Kindergarten $$5,582 SY 22-23
  
Elementary $$5,582 SY 22-23
  
Extended Day  
3 Day $Discontinued
5 Day $$2,640 SY 22-23
Registration Fees  
  
Primary Registration $50
Kindergarten Registration $100
Elementary Registration $100
Extended Day Registration $50
  
Activity Fees  
  
Primary Fee $50
Kindergarten Fee $200
Elementary Fee $200
Extended Day Fee $200

Deposit is required for each program. Deposit will be applied to tuition - half of deposit in each semester.

Enrollment Forms

Summer Camp

Summer Camp will be offered in June and July 2023 for children ages 3-12 years old. Please check back in April for registration.