Registration for Admission

We appreciate your interest in Exploring Minds Montessori Preschool. We have currently closed the admissions process for the 2018 – 2019 school year at our Valley Glen & Sherman Oaks campus. Any applications received for this particular school year will be placed on our wait list.

To submit an application for the 2019-2020 school please follow our two-step process. You must complete the Application below, and pay the non-refundable application fee by check or using the online option below.

Application Fee: $100 Payable by check or PayPal (below).


*Once a child has transitioned into our mixed age classroom (3.5 – 5.5 years old) they are required to enroll in the 5-day program (Monday – Friday).

Application for Admission

Applicant's Information

Date of Birth:

Date of Application:

Parent/Guardian and Family Information

Parent/Guardian #1

Parent/Guardian #2


Admission Programs

Admissions will be considered and granted based on availability and classroom make-up. Children 4 years and up are only admitted to the 5-day program.

Which location is your 1st choice?
Valley Glen (Fulton)Sherman Oaks (Hazeltine)
Would you be interested in attending either location?YesNo
Half Days are from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Full Days are from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. We have three schedule options available: 2 days a week (T & TH), 3 days a week (M, W, F), and 5 days a week (M - F)
Schedule Choices
1st Choice

2nd Choice

3rd Choice


All families are expected to volunteer their time in at least one of the areas listed. Please select the area that you feel your expertise can contribute to our program.

Volunteer to coordinate an event or committeeProofreading Newsletters
Special Skills
Legal WorkWeb DesignYearbook DesignPrinting Programs (school plays)
Photographer (for events)Pet CareGeneral Repairs
For Plays/Productions
Set DesignBuilding SetsPainting SetsCostume DesignCostume SewingSound or Music Recording/EditingMusician (specify below)FilmingEditingDVD Reproduction

Parking Volunteers (Carpool)

Check the days and times available.

Morning Drop-Off (8:30 - 9:30 AM)
Midday Pick-Up (12:45 - 1:30 PM)
Afternoon Pick-Up (3:15 - 4:00 PM)


To help us better understand the needs of your child and your family, please take the time to answer the following questions and submit them with your application.

Previous Education Experience:
Montessori Experience:
Time Together:
Greatest Delight:
Greatest Challenge:
Specific Needs:
Anything Else?
Optional: Please attach a photo of your family. Maximum file size is 2mb, in jpg, jpeg, or png formats. You may also email it to

Next Step: Application Fee