We welcome families of varied ethnic, religious and socio economic-backgrounds, who share Dr. Montessori’s passion for inclusivity and interconnectedness.

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

Maria Montessori

Application Process

We look forward to welcoming you to REDS this fall and sharing more about our Toddler and Primary programs.   We are  a school that is dedicated to the development of the whole child and committed to working in partnership with families.  Our passionate team of faculty and staff along with our dedicated parents  make REDS a unique and thoughtful educational community.  This admissions year, we will be offering in-person and virtual opportunities for you to get to know us.  Please take a moment to view our school video and take a virtual 360 degree tour of our spaces on the main page of our website. The admission process begins in the fall prior to the year of entrance.  Applications are available online after Labor Day.

Applying to REDS Toddler Program  

  • Applicants must be 2.0 + years old by September 30th  of the child’s entry year. 
  • All children attend 5 days a week from 8:15 – 11:15 am.

Applying to REDS Primary Program

  • Applicants must be 2.9 + years by September 30th of the child’s entry year. (Note: If your child is between 2.7 – 2.8 years by September 30th please apply to the Primary Program with the intention to begin school in the month they turn 2.9 years). 
  • All children attend 5 days a week from 8:30 – 12:00 pm. 
  • All children attending the Primary program must be toilet trained prior to attending school in September.

Application Checklist

  1. Complete the online application form  after Labor Day.  
  2. Attend an Open House in the fall (for parents only).  Open House Registration
  3. Schedule your individual tour of REDS. Tour Registration
  4. Schedule your Parent Conversation after you have submitted your application.  Parent Conversation Registration  
  5. Schedule your child’s visit with the Admissions Office.    

Application Deadline
November 15, 2023

Financial Aid Application Deadline

December 1 (Please refer to the Financial Aid section on the website)

Early Notification & Reply Dates (Sibling and Legacy)
Acceptance Decisions:    December 8, 2023 
Parent Reply Deadline:  December 15, 2023

Regular Notification & Reply Dates
Acceptance Decisions:   February 29, 2024
Parent Reply Deadline:  March 7, 2024.

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.