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Enrollment & School Tours

 

Now Accepting Applications for the 2022-23 school year!

 

RSMS is accepting applications for grades TK-8.  TK (transitional kindergarten) students must turn 5 by Feb. 2, 2023; kindergarten students turn 5 by Sept. 1st.  RSMS is in process of applying for a Pre-K expansion grant from the State of California for implementation in future years.  RSMS offers Summer Enrichment for current students.

2022 – 2023 New Student Application

Inquiries may be directed to jshort@risingsunmontessori.org or by calling (916) 936-2333 or (530) 350-9500

 

School Tours

RSMS offers tours by appointment.  Please email jshort@risingsunmontessori.org to schedule a tour, or call the office.

 

Rising Sun enrollment priority:

1. Siblings of current Rising Sun students

2. Children of Rising Sun employees

3. Children with one-year prior Montessori experience (please provide written verification from prior school)

4. Children who reside within the Buckeye Union School District (please provide utility bill for verification of address)

5. All other children

 

Public Lottery Drawing Process for the 2022-2023 School Year

At the close of open enrollment (end of February), Rising Sun will place all returning students into leveled classes for next year.  New applications will then be considered once the number of available spaces in each classroom is determined.  If Rising Sun receives fewer new student applications than available space, parents/guardians will be notified of acceptance and will have five business days to reply that they accept the offer to enroll at Rising Sun.  Failure to respond within the five business days will result in the forfeiture of the enrollment spot and the student will have to re-apply for the next enrollment cycle which begins in March.

If Rising Sun receives more new student applications than available space, parents will be notified via email and a lottery will take place in March on our campus at 4940 Robert J Mathews Parkway in El Dorado Hills.  Lottery groupings will be based on the priority criterion listed on the initial application and in accordance with our charter petition.  Parents/Guardians need not be present to have their student considered in the lottery drawing.  After the lottery drawing is completed, parents/guardians will be notified via email of either their admission to Rising Sun, or their placement on a waiting list, as well as their wait list number.  Parents/Guardians will then have five business days to reply with their acceptance of the offer to enroll or placement on the waiting list at Rising Sun for the Fall of 2020.  Parents/Guardians who do not respond with acceptance of either admission or placement on the wait list within five business days will be removed from the current enrollment pool and will have to re-apply during our second enrollment cycle, which will begin in March.