Take a tour!

Parents of students applying to Montclair Cooperative School are expected to either join us at one of our monthly Group Tour events or schedule a personal tour. You can rsvp to an open house or request a personal tour here.

Submit an application.

Applicants should submit an application together with a non-refundable $75 application fee. The application deadline for the first round of review is February 1st, 2019. We continue to accept applications after this date in grades where there are openings. You can fill out our online application by clicking on the link below which will redirect you to TADS.com where you will be asked to register and make an account.

Click here to apply at http://www.tads.com

If you have any questions about this process, please contact our Admissions Office at admissions@montclaircoop.org or by calling 973.783.4955 extension 428. You can also reach out to our admissions office if you are unable to apply online and require hard copies of the application forms.

Submit the application fee.

Montclair Cooperative School requires a $75 application fee of all applicants which can be paid conveniently during the application process through TADS.com. You will be able to submit the application fee either by credit card or by electronic withdrawal.

Complete supporting documents.

  • Early Childhood Applicants that 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 must 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, which can be found here. If you are unable to complete an online application and require paper copies of the application or any of these forms, please contact our Admissions Office at admissions@montclaircoop.org or by calling 973.783.4955 extension 428.

Student visit.

Once an application and all supporting documents have been received, select applicants are invited for a student visit and assessment. Prospective parents will be contacted by the Admissions Office to schedule these visits. Early Ages applicants will be invited to attend our Saturday Admissions Playdate on February 9th, 2019 at 9:30 am.

Notification of decision.

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

We look forward to working through the application process together and are excited to take this opportunity to partner with you in the education of your child! Please call or email Ana Younghusband, Co-Head of School Program and Education, with any questions about the application process.