Thank you for your interest in Salida Montessori Charter School! 

If you are interested in any openings for 2019-20, please submit an application below. We will notify you of wait list placement and/ or if a space becomes available.

Open Enrollment for 2020-2021 begins on February 3rd and closes April 1st, 2020*. If you are interested in applying for the 2020-21 school year, please review the important dates below and submit the appropriate application for each child applying. Only the applications received between 2/3- 4/1 will be entered in the lottery.

Feel free to contact us at, with the subject line “enrollment” with any questions, or call us at 719-539-4887 to schedule a tour or to receive more information. 

Click here for more detailed information regarding our Enrollment and Lottery Preferences and Procedures.

Important Dates for 2019-20 School Year:

  • OPEN ENROLLMENT: February 3, 2020 - April 1, 2020* Please complete the appropriate application below and submit it by Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 3 p.m., MST. You must fill out one application for EACH CHILD applying for entrance to SMCS.

    (Please note: If you are interested in applying for Early Access to Kindergarten or 1st Grade, your Application and Application Portfolio must be received by January 7th, 2020. Contact the Registrar, Courtney Landry, to receive an application prior to the 1/7/20 deadline. Visit the Gifted and Talented page for detailed information and instructions.)

  • OPEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION NIGHT: (Toddler - 3rd Grade) Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 5:30-6:00pm. Location: 1040 I Street

  • OPEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION NIGHT: (4th - 8th Grades) Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 5:30-6:00pm. Location 349 E Street

  • LOTTERY: April 8, 2020, 4:30pm In the event that we have more applications than openings, a lottery will be held to determine placement. We will fill any open spaces and then we will create a new wait list, for 2020-21, based on the drawings from the lottery. Attendance is open, but not necessary for placement. Location: 1040 I Street

  • ENROLLMENT PACKET: Once admitted, due April 24, 2020 Complete and return the Enrollment Packet (found below after April 10th), by April 24, 2020

*Any applications submitted after Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 3:00pm MST will be placed on the wait list in the order received.

Thank you for checking us out, and we look forward to meeting you and your children!

New Students:


2019-20 PRESCHOOL APPLICATION (12 mos and walking - 4 year-olds)

2019-20 K-8th APPLICATION

Returning Students:

Click Here for your Preschool Intent-to-Return Form- coming March 2, 2020

Click Here for your K-8th Intent-to-Return Form- coming March 2, 2020

Enrollment Packet* for 2019-20

Due: April 24, 2019 (or within 2 weeks of admittance)

*Only to be filled out once you receive notice of admission

2019-20 Packet Available below

Click Here to download the New Student Enrollment Packet