Cedar River Montessori School fosters the innate curiosity of the child, presenting learning experiences that cultivate independent, creative thinkers who continuously build their understanding of themselves and the world around them.

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  • Farm Conservation in Action

    We steward the health of our animals, water, and pastures through our Farm Conservation Plan.
  • Accredited Montessori Education in South King County

    Serving ages 3 through grade 8, Cedar River Montessori is the only American Montessori Society-Accredited Montessori school in the Seattle metro area south of I-90.
  • Our campus is a Washington State Stewardship Forest

    Students make transformative connections with the natural world in our 12-acre classroom. Learn more about our 12-Acre Trails and Forest Restoration Project.

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  • January is Admissions Season at Cedar River Montessori!

    It's hard to believe, but as we settle into January, we are entering into the heart of our admissions season for 2021-2022! Here is what you need to know about what's coming up this month.

    Virtual Admissions Tours Run Through January

    Be sure to schedule your Virtual Admissions Tour! Get started by submitting your admissions inquiry to create your myCedarRiver account. Virtual Admissions Tours are a required step in our admissions process, and offer an in-depth introduction to our school and programs, and Montessori education. Tours are designed to help you make an informed decision about your child's education. Early Childhood Virtual Tours run on Tuesdays from 9:30 - 11:00 AM. Elementary and Middle School Virtual Tours run on Thursdays from 9:30 - 11:00 AM. Register for your tour through your myCedarRiver admissions portal.

    New students applications for 2021-2022 are due by Friday, January 29, 2021.
     

    Important Admissions and Enrollment Events in January

    Virtual Open House - Saturday, January 9, 2021; 10 AM - 12 PM
    Featuring teacher and parent panels, our virtual open house is an opportunity to meet teachers and hear from current parents from all program levels! Full program information and pre-registration information is available on our website.
     
    Program Information Nights - January 25-28, 2021
    Take a deeper dive into Montessori programs, curriculum, and student expectations with teachers from Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle School! Meet the teachers, get acquainted with the classrooms, and learn how the Montessori approach continues to support children academically, emotionally, and socially into their adolescence.
     
    Information nights are for adults only (with the exception of Middle School), as these are more in-depth, classroom level meetings. All program information nights will be held virtually via Zoom; click here to pre-register for any of these events.
     
    Early Childhood/Kindergarten (Ages 3-6): Monday, January 25, 2021; 6:00 - 7:30 PM
    Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3): Tuesday, January 26, 2021; 6:00 - 7:30 PM
    Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6): Wednesday, January 27, 2021; 6:00 - 7:30 PM
    Middle School (Grades 7-8): Thursday, January 28, 2021; 6:00 - 7:30 PM

    Financial Aid Applications

    The Cedar River Montessori School Board of Directors is dedicated to cultivating a community that intentionally practices diversity, equity, and inclusion. Financial aid offers support to families where needed and provides more equitable access to a Cedar River Montessori education. The CRMS Financial Aid Committee offers aid to students based on school policies, demonstrated financial need and available funds. 
     
    Financial Aid applications for 2021-2022 are now open online, and are due on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. If you have questions about financial aid, please contact Rachel Clements, CRMS Business Officer. Please visit our Tuition and Financial Aid page for more information and how to apply.
     
    Please reach out to Cedar River Admissions with any questions. We look forward to seeing you in January!
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Admissions Events

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  • Jan
    25

    Kindergarten Information Night

    Join the Early Childhood classrooms for Kindergarten Information Night! You can pre-register for this virtual event here.

    Information nights are for adults only (with the exception of Middle School), as these are more in-depth, classroom level meetings. The teachers will be talking about the curriculum and student expectations at these levels.  Meet the teachers, get acquainted with the classrooms, and learn how the Montessori approach continues to support children academically, emotionally, and socially into their adolescence.
  • Jan
    26

    Lower Elementary Information Night

    Join the Lower Elementary classrooms for LE Information Night! You can pre-register for this virtual event here.

    Information nights are for adults only (with the exception of Middle School), as these are more in-depth, classroom level meetings. The teachers will be talking about the curriculum and student expectations at these levels.  Meet the teachers, get acquainted with the classrooms, and learn how the Montessori approach continues to support children academically, emotionally, and socially into their adolescence.
  • Jan
    27

    Upper Elementary Information Night

    Join Upper Elementary for their Program Information Night! You can pre-register for this virtual event here.

    Information nights are for adults only (with the exception of Middle School), as these are more in-depth, classroom level meetings. The teachers will be talking about the curriculum and student expectations at these levels.  Meet the teachers, get acquainted with the classrooms, and learn how the Montessori approach continues to support children academically, emotionally, and socially into their adolescence.
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