Thank you for your interest in Salida Montessori Charter School!  If you are interested in applying for the 2018-19 school year please scroll to the bottom of the page for an application.  We have concluded our lottery for the 2018-19 school year, so all applications will be added to the wait list in the order received. 

If you are looking ahead to the 2019-20 school year, please review the important dates below and submit the appropriate application for each child applying. 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 1, 2019- April 3, 2019* Please complete the appropriate application below and submit it by Wednesday, April 3, 2019 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 6th, 2019. Visit the Gifted and Talented page for detailed information and instructions.)

  • OPEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION NIGHT: (Toddler - 3rd Grade) Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 5:30-6:00pm. Location: 1040 I Street

  • OPEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION NIGHT: (4th - 8th Grades) Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 5:30-6:00pm. Location 349 E Street

  • LOTTERY: April 10, 2019, 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 2019-20, 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, 2019 Complete and return the Enrollment Packet (found below after April 10th), by April 24, 2019

*Anyone who does not apply by Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 3:00pm MST will be placed on the wait list in the order of which we receive their completed application to our office.

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

New Students:


2018-19 PRESCHOOL APPLICATION (12mos and walking - 4 year-olds)

2018-19 K-8th APPLICATION

Enrollment Packet* for 2019-20

Due: April 24, 2019

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

2018-19 Packet Available below

Click Here to download the New Student Enrollment Packet