Application Process

Submit an application.

Applicants should submit an application together with a non-refundable $75 application fee. You can fill out our online application with TADS, where you will be asked to register and create an account. If you have any questions about this process, please contact our Admissions Office at or by calling 973.783.4955 extension 428.

Complete supporting documents

  • Early Childhood Applicants who have attended a previous school or playgroup and any applicants to grades 1-8 are required to submit a Teacher Recommendation Form. Students applying to grades 3-8 should submit a Student Questionnaire.
  • A Transcript Request Form is available for all applicants to grades 1-8. This form should be signed and submitted to the child’s current and former schools in order for their records to be sent to Montclair Cooperative School.
  • All of these forms are provided with our online application.

Student visit

Once the application and all supporting documents have been received,  everything is reviewed and applicants may be invited for a student visit and assessment. Prospective parents will be contacted by the Admissions Office to schedule these visits.

Notification of decision

For students who applied by February 1st, decision notifications are received in early March.