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Enrollment & Tuition2022-03-31T20:21:06+00:00
Deschutes River Montessori School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to students at the school. Deschutes River Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in its administrative, educational, or procedural policies or programs.

Interested families should contact the school to arrange for a tour at staffdrms@gmail.com.   Applications for the 2022-2023 school year HERE.

Due to the interest in this program and the limited number of spaces, we highly recommend you contact us by email staffdrms@gmail.com, – the quickest way or telephone (541-633-7299) – to discuss our program and to determine whether it is a good match for your child. A non-refundable, $20 processing fee must then be submitted with the enrollment application. Enrollment will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Upon acceptance of your child, a signed tuition agreement is required along with an Annual Enrollment Fee of $400.00, to hold your child’s space – separate from your annual / monthly tuition.  Please also be aware of and have your child current with the health guidelines as put forth by the Bend LaPine school district and state of Oregon.

Please refer to Oregon Health Authority for questions on immunizations and exemptions. Please find our Immunization Rates 20/21 Immunization Data Review.

Deschutes River Montessori School Enrollment and Tuition Information
Deschutes River Montessori School is dedicated to providing children with an exceptional, authentic Montessori early childhood experience. Our passionate, certified Montessori teachers and talented, classroom assistant teachers encourage and guide their students as they grow and learn together in our Montessori environments – academically, socially, emotionally, and physically. Deschutes River Montessori School challenges and provides our students with an exciting education as they explore learning in all curriculum areas: reading, writing, oral language, mathematics, science, geography, art, music, outdoor play, and social and emotional interaction and engagement. We welcome you to come join our enthusiastic community of learners!!

Annual Enrollment Fee: $400 (due annually with Enrollment Agreement)
Annual Supply Fee: $300 (due annually on Sep 1)

Toddler Program (ages 18 months-3 years)
Full Day: $1395/month for ten months (payments due Aug 1 – May 1)
8:30 – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Extended Morning Option: $185/month (payments due Aug 1 – May 1)
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Monday – Friday
5% Discount available for:
 Full, advance payment of annual tuition by June 1
 2nd Sibling concurrently enrolled (first child pays full; 5% discount on lesser tuition)

Preschool-Kindergarten Program (ages 3 – 6 years)
Full Day: $1095/month for ten months (payments due Aug 1 – May 1)
8:30 – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Friday
Extended Morning Option: $140/month (payments due Aug 1 – May 1)
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Monday – Friday
5% Discount available for:
 Full, advance payment of annual tuition by June 1
 2nd Sibling concurrently enrolled (first child pays full; 5% discount on lesser tuition)

Academic Calendar
See DRMS Calendar for start and end dates, holidays, scheduled school breaks (fall, winter, spring), conference
days, and full and early-release teacher in-service dates. Our calendar closely follows that of the local Bend-La Pine
School District, including adherence to their guidelines with respect to inclement weather delays and closures.

Snacks and Lunch
Healthy snacks and milk are provided by the school. Families of children with special dietary needs are asked to supplement school-supplied snacks as necessary to meet their child’s specific dietary needs. Parents supply their own child’s healthy, well-balanced lunch daily. In addition, families are asked to send one piece of fruit daily for our classroom community fruit bowls.

Deschutes River Montessori School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities available to students at the school. Deschutes River Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, or gender in its administrative, educational, or procedural policies or programs. In addition, Deschutes River Montessori School prides itself on including children with special health needs, both temporary and ongoing, and strives to make the necessary exemptions and accommodations to ensure that our students can benefit from a Montessori education.