Kindergarten Admissions Checklist
Step One: Application
- Complete the Online Application (available now until February 15, 2018)
- Pay the Application Fee of $40.00. Checks may be made payable to The Montgomery Academy or opt for payment online.
Step Two: Admissions Testing
- Call Pam Snider, Ph.D. to schedule an appointment. Please see Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten Testing for more information.
- A testing fee of $150 should be paid directly to Dr. Snider at the time of the appointment.
Pam Snider, Ph.D., received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University and has been a licensed psychologist in private practice since 1993. She completed her residency in Clinical Psychology at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, IL.
Pam Snider, Ph.D.
4754 Woodmere Boulevard, Suite B
Step Three: K-View Preview
- The K-View Kindergarten Preview experience allows parents to observe Kindergarten classrooms in action, meet with students and a faculty member and view a video highlighting our Kindergarten program. K-View sessions will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. from November 27–February 12. K-View can be scheduled by clicking here or by calling the Admissions Office at 272-8210. Current families do not need to attend a K-View Preview.
Step Four: Playgroup Session
- Playgroup appointments will be scheduled for January and February once an application and the application fee is received.
- An email and postcard assigning the date of the Playgroup will be sent to prospective Kindergarten parents. The appointment may be rescheduled, if necessary.
Step Five: Confidential Common Recommendation Form
- Sign the Confidential Common Recommendation Form and give it to the applicant's current preschool teacher after January 1, 2018.
- Your child's preschool should return the form by February 15, 2018 in a sealed envelope by postal service, by fax to 334-277-3240, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The form MUST come directly from the teacher. Parents may not hand-deliver completed Recommendation Forms to MA.
Step Six: Birth Certificate and Social Security Card
- Submit a copy of the applicant's official birth certificate and a copy of the applicant's Social Security Card to the Admissions Office.