Thank you for your interest in Salida Montessori Charter School!  If you are interested in applying for the 2018-19 school year please review the important dates below and submit the appropriate application for each child applying. Applications are now available.  Applications are due by February 14, 2018, by 3:00pm, MST, for inclusion in the lottery.  Feel free to contact us at, with the subject line “applying for 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 2018-19 School Year:

  • OPEN ENROLLMENT: December 1, 2017- February 14, 2018*                                   Please complete the appropriate application below and submit it no later than Wednesday, February 14, 2018 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 5th, 2018. Visit the Gifted and Talented page for detailed information and instructions.)
  • OPEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION NIGHT: (Toddler - 3rd Grade)          Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 5:30-6:00pm.  Location: 1040 I Street
  • OPEN ENROLLMENT INFORMATION NIGHT: (4th - 8th Grades)                  Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 5:30-6:00pm.  Location 349 E Street
  • LOTTERY:   February 21, 2018, 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 2018-19, based on the drawings from the lottery.  Attendance is open, but not necessary for placement.  Location: 1040 I Street
  • ENROLLMENT PACKET: Once admitted, you will need to complete and return the Enrollment Packet (found below after February 21st), by April 6, 2018

*Anyone who does not apply by Wednesday, February 14, 2018 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 2017-18

Due: April 6, 2017

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

Click Here to download the New Student Enrollment Packet