FAQ

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What ages does Aidan Montessori School serve?

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Toddler: 18 months-3 years
Half-day Primary: 3 & 4 years
Full-day Primary: 41/2 & 5 years
Lower Elementary: 6-9 years
Upper Elementary: 9-12 years

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What are the hours of the school day?

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Toddler: 8:15am - 11:15am
Half-day Primary: 8:45am - 12:00pm
Full-day Primary: 8:45am - 2:45pm
Lower Elementary: 8:25am - 3:10pm
Upper Elementary: 8:15am - 3:30pm
Before School Program: 8:00am - 8:25am

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Does Aidan have an After School Program?

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Yes. Our After School Program is for ages 3-12 years 12:00pm or 3:00pm to 6:00pm

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Do you have a summer program?

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Yes. We currently offer a Spanish/Art Fusion Summer Camp.

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How many students do you have?

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Aidan serves approximately 200 students ranging in age from 18 months to 12 years, from approximately 150 families.

Q

What is the highest grade at Aidan?

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Sixth

Q

What schools do your students attend after Aidan?

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Our students go on to attend a wide variety of independent, parochial, and public schools. In the last several years, our students have been offered admission to the following schools: Edmund Burke, Field School, Georgetown Day School, Maret, National Cathedral School, Sidwell Friends School, St. Patrick’s Episcopal, Washington International School, District of Columbia Public Charter Schools and Maryland Public Schools.

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Is Aidan Montessori School accredited?

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Yes, Aidan holds dual accreditations. Aidan is accredited by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) and by the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS).

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When are applications due?

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Staff and sibling applications are due on December 11, 2015 for the 2016-17 school year.

Applications for new families are due January 12, 2016 for the 2016-17 school year. This includes mid-year Toddler and Primary students starting in January 2017.

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Do you require outside testing?

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No. Aidan does not require outside testing.

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Is tuition assistance available?

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Yes, please see the Financial Aid section on the website.

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When will we be notified about the admission decisions?

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Notification letters will be sent out by March 2, 2016 for the 2016-17 school year.