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2024-2025 Open Enrollment Application Announcement

Mountain West Montessori Academy’s (MWMA) Open Enrollment (OE) period for the 2024-2025 school year will begin on Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. through Monday, February 5, 2024. The first lottery will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Any openings that become available after February 6th will be filled on an as-needed basis throughout the year using a computerized random lottery process. Upon acceptance into the school, families will be notified via e-mail through the computerized lottery program and will be given additional steps to complete in the registration process and what timeline they will need to follow.

Although students currently attending MWMA will not be placed in a lottery each year but will need to sign up siblings who want to attend MWMA through the OE process. Current MWMA students will need to indicate their intent to return by registering for the 2024-2025 school year and complete an Annual Policies Acknowledgment. This information will be sent to parents on January 3, 2024.

Please keep in mind if you are enrolled for the 2023-2024 school year and your child has not been selected through the lottery program, you will need to re-enroll in the database for the 2024-2025 school year. Students not chosen through the lottery program will not be "rolled" over to the next school year. Preferences allowed by law for employees, board members, or siblings of current students will be allowed in accordance with our charter application and state and federal laws.

Enrollment Status Definitions:

Status Explanation
Applied: Not yet accepted into the school through the lottery process.

Accepted: Accepted into the school, but registration paperwork is not complete.

Confirmed: Accepted into the school, notified school of desire to attend, but registration paperwork is not complete.

Registered: Accepted and completed registration paperwork.

Declined: Either accepted into the school and did not complete registration paperwork before the deadline or withdrew from the lottery process.

Completion and submission of an enrollment application does not guarantee admission to, or constitute acceptance in, Mountain West Montessori Academy. Please be sure to fill out ALL appropriate information and requested fields before you submit the application. Be sure to double check dates, phone numbers, and email addresses. It is imperative that all information is complete and accurate. Be sure to record your confirmation number which allows you to update important changes as they become necessary. This will also be e-mailed to you automatically. If the number of student applications exceeds the number of positions available at MWMA, students will be randomly chosen to fill available positions; this process is referred to as a lottery.

Every effort will be made to accept all siblings in an individual family, but this may not be possible due to the cap on class sizes and the lottery process. Siblings of students currently in the school will be given preference if openings become available.

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces four federal statutes that prohibit discrimination in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education (ED). MWMA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer, read our USDA Non-Discrimination Statement for more information.

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USDA Non Discrimination

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3)


This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.