• Admissions

    admissionsPlease follow the instructions below to ensure the successful completion of the admission process for your child.

    1. Observation Visit
      Call the school (717-930-0818) to arrange a time for you and your child to observe a class in session. Children must be at least 2.6 years of age to attend.
    2. Application
      Complete the application and return to Children’s House of Hershey along with the application fee. Please visit this page for tuition and application.
    3. Acceptance
      You will receive a letter regarding acceptance of your child into Children’s House of Hershey.
    4. Interview
      Once your child is accepted an interview will be scheduled for both your child and you prior to your child’s first day of  school.

    Enrollment Policy

    Enrollment of students is made on a first come, first served basis given the following priorities:

    1. Returning students are given first priority until February 1st of the school year preceding fall admission.
    2. Siblings, former Montessori families, staff children, and children from other Montessori schools are given priority over new students until February 1st of the school year preceding fall admission.
    3. Parents are notified in writing when their child has either been accepted or placed on a waiting list.
    4. Special Needs Children with mild physical, mental or educational difficulties will be considered for admission. Reasonable accommodations will be made provided that no changes to the program are required and that the child does not pose a risk to himself or others. Diagnostic assessment by qualified professionals which identifies the child’s needs within a mainstream environment is required. An educational assessment, during the child’s time at Children’s House, will be made to determine the child’s progress and whether continued enrollment supports the developmental needs of the child.