Primary Enrollment Procedures (Toddler info on Toddler page)
The parent calls the school to set up an Observation before or after sending in the Registration Form. The Observation is for parents only.
When the school receives the Registration Form and fee the family is contacted through e-mail and informed that:
A spot has been reserved for the child pending the interview OR the child is placed on the waiting list for the appropriate entrance year and the parent will be contacted if/when there is an opening.
1. School contacts the parent with an offer for the child’s entrance based on the registration form request.
2. Parent responds to offer
3. School sets up an interview for the child with a teacher and the parent meets with the Administrator.
4. School confirms offer and child is placed in the Morning Montessori Class, Afternoon Montessori Class, or Montessori/Extended Care Class. Once the child begins Trent they will remain in the same Montessori class until they graduate from Kindergarten. There are no Montessori Class changes once they begin school.
5. Parent confirms placement acceptance.
Eligibility requirements for entrance to Trent Primary
Children may begin Trent when the following conditions have been met:
–The child is 3 yrs old.
–The child is completely potty trained. Being completely potty trained means that the child knows when he/she needs to go and can wipe themselves independently.
–The child has successfully completed the interview.
Siblings will be placed at the top of the waiting list IF they are enrolled within three months of their birth or one month after the family has moved to the area. After this time they are placed on the waiting list according to their registration date.