We serve a broad range of socioeconomic, religious, cultural, & racial families.

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.

Maria Montessori

Complete and return the online application form with a current photo of your child and family with a non-refundable application fee of $100.00 by November 8.

(Please note that your child must be at least 2 years and 9 months by the end of September of the year of enrollment to apply to REDS.)

After attending an Open House, submit an essay describing your family/child and your understanding of the Montessori philosophy and program as presented during the Open House. In addition, please comment on how your family will connect within the spiritual and family involvement aspects of the REDS community.

Young girl holding a trayThe Admissions Office invites parents to observe a classroom and interview with the Head of School and the Admissions Director. Both parents are required to attend. Rescheduling of interviews is typically not possible due to the large volume of applicants.

Subsequently, the Director of Admissions schedules your child’s visit with a member of the faculty. We ask that only one parent bring the child to their visit.



Acceptance letters mailed:   February 27, 2020.
Parent Reply Deadline:         By noon on March 5, 2020.


Acceptance letters mailed:  December 2, 2019
Parents Reply Deadline:      January 24, 2020

REDS admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, family structure or sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs and the activities of the school.

The following priorities are used in determining admission:

  • Siblings of current or past students
  • Current members of the Church of the Resurrection for more than two years
  • Date of application and completed essay
  • Balancing of diversity, ages and gender in each casa

For further information contact rhea.shome@redsny.org