Decatur Montessori School invites you to schedule a tour, visit our facility, so you can see our classrooms and campus, meet us and appreciate the “difference”. This will give you an opportunity to learn more about us and our special community. 
DMS operates round-the-year with Early Bird and Late Departure options facilitating working parents. Full day and shorter schedule options available. We also offer fun filled summer programs, enrichment programs and 2nd language.
DMS has a fair and competitive fee structure with select discounts available.
Email ( or call 404-370-0620 to schedule a tour, We welcome you to visit us to experience first-hand how we foster an inspired learning environment.

Before submitting an application we want to have the privilege of you touring our facility and meeting you. Please complete online application after taking a tour.


Online Application Form


“All sections must be answered by parents of children already born while parents of unborn children may mark those questions as NA(Not Applicable) that they do not know answers for”

    Child’s Full Name First Middle Last

    Preferred Name Sex

    Date of birth (or Due Date) month/day/year

    Birthplace Child's Address

    Preferred Enrollment Date How flexible are you with this date

    Interview date (for Office use only)

    Infant enrollment

    Schedule A: 8:30am to 5:30pm, M-F

    Toddler enrollment

    Schedule A: 8:30am to 1:00pm, M-F

    Schedule B: 8:30am to 5:30pm, M-F

    Schedule C: 8:30am to 3:00pm, M-F

    Primary enrollment

    Schedule A: 8:30am to 5:30pm, M-F

    Schedule B: 8:30am to 3:00pm, M-F

    Schedule C: 8:30am to 1:00pm, M-F

    Additional program schedules needed

    Early Bird program 7:00 am to 8:00 am(Primary):

    Early Bird program 7:00 am to 8:30 am(Toddler & Infant):

    Late Departure program 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm:

    Previous school/Childcare




    Decatur Montessori School has a non-discriminatory policy relative to race, color, family structure or national origin with respect to the admission of students and the employment of faculty and administrative staff.

    Decatur Montessori School considers the records of all individual students to be confidential information available to a child's parents or guardians upon request. Records will only be released to other schools or agencies upon signed request from a parent or guardian and only after all accounts are paid in full.

    Submit application and non-refundable fee of $75 to Decatur Montessori School, 1429 Church St., Decatur, Georgia 30030.



    1. 1. Were there any prenatal/birth difficulties?
    2. If yes, please specify
    3. 2. When did your child sit up?crawl?walk?NA
    4. 3. Is there anything that concerns you about your child's motor development?
    5. If yes, please specify:
    6. 4. Does your child speak?
    7. if Yes, please answer the following questions
    8. When did your child start speaking single words?Sentences?
    9. Is there anything that concerns you about your child's speech?
    10. If yes, please specify:
    11. 5. Is your child exposed to other languages other than English?
    12. If yes, please specify language
    13. 6. Has your child ever had a hearing test?
    14. If yes, what result
    15. 7. Has your child ever had a vision test?
    16. If yes, what result
    17. 8. Has your child ever had a serious illness or accident?
    18. If yes, please specify


    1. 1. Does your child eat well?
    2. 2. Does he/she eat on his own or must be fed?
    3. 3. Does your child eat with spoonforkhandsNA


    1. 1. Is your child independent in the bathroom?
    2. 2.Can your child be relied upon to indicate his/her bathroom wishes?
    3. 3.What kind of underwear does your child wear
    4. thick cotton underpantsregular underpantspull-upsdisposable diaperscloth diapersNA
    5. Does your child have accidents? If so how frequently?


    1. 1. Does your child have regular sleeping schedule?
    2. 2. What time does your child go to bed?
    3. 3. What time does your child wake up?
    4. 4. Does your child sleep in his/her own bedroom?
    5. 5. Does your child take naps?
    6. If yes, please specify:(fromto)
    7. 6. Does your child need help falling asleep?
    8. If yes, please specify:
    9. 7. Does your child need pacifier or other comfort item to sleep/comfort?


    1. 1. How would you describe your child's personality? friendlyaggressiveshywithdrawnNA
    2. 2. How does she get along with his/her siblings?
    3. 3. Does your child like to: be readlisten to musicplay outdoorsNA
    4. 4. Has your child had experience with: ClayScissorsblockseasel paintingwater playfinger paintingNA
    5. 5. How does your child play?aloneWith other childrenWith adultsNA
    6. 6. How does your child express emotions? VerballyPhysicallyBothNA
    7. 7. How does your child respond to direction?
    8. 8. What methods of discipline do you use? Please elaborate
    9. How effective are they?
    10. 9. What makes your child upset or uncomfortable?


    1. 1. Are both parents living at home?
    2. 2.Have you moved recently?
    3. 3.Who, besides the parents, regularly cares for the child?
    4. 4.What group experiences has your child had?
    5. 5.What does your family do for fun together?
    6. 6. What are the names, ages and schools of other siblings, cousins etc in the family?
    7. 7. Does your child watch television or video tapes?
    8. If yes, how often and for what length of time?


    1. Has your child attended another school, daycare center, or family daycare home?
    2. If yes, where and when?


    1. 1. Are you familiar with the Montessori approach?
    2. If yes, what aspects of the Montessori environment do you think are most valuable?
    3. 2. Are you planning for your child to complete the curriculum at Decatur Montessori School before moving to another program? (children usually complete their curriculum around age 6/7)
    4. 3. What options besides Decatur Montessori are you considering? What do you find most appealing about our programs?