The Olympia School District has cancelled school in our building due to COVID-19 for the remainder of the school year. Distance Learning continues.


2020-2021 School Year ORLA Montessori

Enrollment is for preschool and kindergarten ONLY  


For information about enrollment in our ORLA Montessori Program for the Fall 2020-2021 school year please complete this form:



Zoom meetings were held the week of April 27 for families to learn more about the program and receive information for lottery paperwork. If you could not attend an informational meeting, we require that you contact the school principal Celeste Waltermeyer, cwaltermeyer@osd.wednet.edu

The dates for these meetings were:
Lincoln Options April 28 at 6 PM


ORLA Montessori: April 29 at 6 PM


 HAP: April 30 at 6 PM


Important Enrollment and Lottery Timelines


Lottery Forms due to each school on May 8, 2020, by 3 PM


 Lottery will be completed May 13, 2020


 Email Notification to families by May 15, 2020


 Parent response to accept the enrollment is due May 21, 2020, by 3 PM


You can find more information about kindergarten enrollment on the Olympia School District's webpage. 


Is Montessori Right for My Child?  

How much does it cost to enroll?

ORLA offers two tuition-based mornings-only Pre-Kindergarten (4-years old by August 31) classrooms from 9:00 am - 12:00 p.m., $210.00 per month for the 2019-20 school year. They are combined with full-day tuition-free Kindergarten classes from 9:00 a.m. - 3:22 p.m. M-F.

ORLA Montessori offers:

  • Two Children’s House classrooms with a tuition-free (full-day) Kindergarten combined with a tuition-based (half-day), Pre-K (4 years old by August 31).
  • Three 1-2-3rd grade classrooms 
  • and three 4-5-6th grade classrooms

Additionally, OSD has an Early Release EVERY Wednesday.
Grades K-6: 9:00 am - 2:32 pm.

A.M. Preschool already half days  - Early Dismissal: 9:00 am - 12:05 pm


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