Admissions

Our admissions process is designed to help families understand how Thacher supports children by providing an enriched Montessori education in our nurturing and safe environment.

Thacher’s admissions process is your first step in determining if we are a good match for your family. The following steps will facilitate an understanding of Thacher and its commitment to the Montessori system of education.

53

AVERAGE NUMBER OF MUSICAL PERFORMANCES EACH STUDENT WILL DO BETWEEN CHILDREN'S HOUSE AND AP

58

STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL SCIENCE FAIR

9

CLASSROOM PETS

14,849

BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS IN THACHER LIBRARY

5

DAYS ADOLESCENT PROGRAM STUDENTS SKI AT BLUE HILLS RESERVATION EVERY WINTER

Admissions Calendar for Academic Year 2020-2021

Limited space is available - we are still accepting applications for 2019/20

Date(s) Event
Oct. 23, 2019 (session full) What is Montessori? (RSVP ntoon@thacherschool.org)
9:30 AM Program
10:00 AM Tour
Nov. 16, 2019 Open House
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dec. 4, 2019 What is Montessori? (RSVP ntoon@thacherschool.org)
9:30 AM Program
10:00 AM Tour
Oct. 16, 2019 - Feb. 7, 2020 Meet with Admissions: observe classrooms, tour school (by appointment only)
Nov. 4, 2019 - February 7, 2020 Elementary & Adolescent Program applicant interviews (by appointment only)
Jan. 17, 2020 What is Montessori? (RSVP ntoon@thacherschool.org)
9:30 AM Program
10:00 AM Tour
Jan. 31, 2020 Application Deadline
Jan. 31, 2020 Financial Aid application deadline (including 2018 Tax Returns)
Feb. 13, 2020 Toddler & Children's House Interview Day
Mar. 10, 2020 Admissions decision letters mailed
Apr. 10, 2020 Admitted students' agreements due

Financial Aid

Financial aid provides tuition assistance to families based on financial need. Financial Aid is available to full-time students in Children’s House through the Adolescent Program. We determine this with a thorough evaluative process beginning with your application through FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition).