Admissions Process

  • Application: Applications are due on January 15. After this date, we will welcome applications on a rolling basis.

  • Parent Visit and Tour: We welcome you to schedule a one-hour virtual visit that includes an overview of our curriculum, the Montessori approach, and a tour of our campus. 

  • Student Visit will be scheduled on an individual basis.

  • Student Evaluations and Records: AISNE forms and school records are required for students who are currently enrolled in an educational program. Due on February 1.

  • Financial Aid: Financial Aid applications are due on February 1
    Supporting documents for financial aid applications are due on February 15. All documents are submitted to FAST through our website. Please note: toddlers are not eligible for financial aid

  • Admissions Decisions: Families are notified on March 10*
    *Early decisions are offered to toddler families.
CMS is a non-sectarian institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, national or cultural origin, sexual orientation, family style, political belief, or disability in the administration of its admissions, financial assistance, education or employment practices.
Located in the heart of Cambridge, MA, CMS is a private school serving children eighteen months through grade 8 in four distinct programs: Toddler, Primary, Elementary and Middle School. CMS educates the whole child, applying the Montessori philosophy in a joyful learning environment.

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