Can I submit my application by mail? 

No. All applications must be done online in the TADS system. If you do not have access to a computer/internet, please contact the school via email or by phone, and we will assist you.

What if I have trouble submitting my online application? 

Please contact the school via email or by phone and we will assist you.

When is the first day I can submit an application for the 2020-21 school year? 

We will begin accepting applications online on September 1, 2019 for the 2020-21 school year. By clicking the link located on our site, you will be brought to the TADS website to complete the application online.

How does the enrollment process work?

  • We randomly sort all September “early bird” applications; we consider these before later applications.

  • All October through December applications get time/date stamped.

  • The school admin. team asks current MDS families about their preferences for the next school year.

  • The following groups will be offered placement, in this order:

    • Currently enrolled students, continuing the following year

    • Siblings of currently enrolled students

    • Siblings of alumni

    • Applicant pool

      • September "early bird" applicants, randomly sorted

      • October through December applicants (first come, first served)

      • Age balance in multi-age classrooms, and gender balance in multi-age and two-year-old rooms, are considered when offering placement

If I am interested in receiving financial aid or tuition assistance what should I do?  

The option to apply for tuition assistance is available to you once the MDS application is complete. If you choose to apply for tuition assistance at a later date, not directly after you have submitted your application, you can re-visit before the deadline and apply for tuition assistance.

Do I need to reapply if I already applied for the previous school year but was not offered a spot?

Yes. If you were not offered a spot for a particular school year and wish to re-apply for the following school year, you must submit another application, beginning on September 1st.

Does my younger child qualify for sibling/alumni preference if my older child has already moved on to another school?  

Yes, alumni siblings still qualify for sibling preference.