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Admissions Process


Due to the world-wide COVID-19 pandemic, Wilmington Montessori School is offering safe opportunities for prospective families to learn about our school and complete the admissions process without visiting campus.

Live virtual open houses and tours are now available. Please submit our open house registration form, fill out our information request form or email our Admissions Office to make an appointment. Our admissions team would love to show you what you can expect to see at our school in the fall!

Wilmington Montessori School offers rolling admissions throughout the academic year. Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis for programs with current openings.

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Application materials for next school year were due by January 24 for first-round decisions. We will continue to accept and review applications, provided spaces are still available in the requested program.

We recommend that families begin the admissions process as early in the fall as possible before the year of planned enrollment. Once classrooms are full, students will be placed on a waiting list and notified if a space becomes available.

Step-by-Step Application & Enrollment Process

Contact Our Admissions Team

Email: Admissions@wmsde.org
Phone: 302-475-0555

Statement of Policy

Wilmington Montessori School ("WMS" or the "School") does not discriminate in the administration of its admissions and educational policies, financial aid programs, or athletic or other school-administered programs, or employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, ancestry, gender, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, veteran's status or any other category protected by state and/or federal laws.

Please visit our Title IX page for more information.


Schedule a tour anytime!
Starting in September (rolling) - Submit your application.


Starting in October (rolling) - Schedule a family interview and school visit.


November 1 - Financial Aid application for the 2020-21 school year opens.

January 6 - Financial Aid Application Deadline (for first-round awards)
Note: Applications submitted after this deadline will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis based on remaining FA funds.


January 10 - Current families: WMS sibling application deadline


January 24 - Prospective families: All admissions application materials due for first-round offers for the 2010-201 school year.


February 14 - Re-enrollment deadline for current WMS families.