Austin Montessori Magnet

New Student Orientation Schedule



Parents wanting to submit an application for new students to Austin Montessori Magnet Elementary will attend an orientation session before the application is considered for the lottery.  The last day to submit an application is April 1, 2016.  The sessions are brief (30 minutes) and are designed to explain the Montessori curriculum, campus expectations of parents & students and the parental commitment that is required. 


Applications for the fall semester will be submitted online at 


Please select one of the following sessions to attend:


Time Orientation Begins

February 25, 2016

5:30 pm

March 15, 2015


March 21, 2016

1:30 pm

*March 22, 2016*

5:30 pm

April 7, 2016

5:30 pm


The last session that will be offered is April 7, 2016 at 5:30 pm.  All orientation sessions will take place at Austin Montessori Elementary in the Cafeteria.  All sessions will begin promptly at the scheduled time and doors will be closed after the session has begun. *March 22nd at 5:30 pm will be the only date for a bilingual presentation (no English presentation on this date). A parent or legal guardian must attend orientation. Students are not required to attend.   


During school hours, please sign in at the office.  You will then be directed to the location of the orientation session. 


Student applications will only be accepted online until April 1st.  No new applications will be processed without attending the orientation. All 3 year old applicants will also be required to attend an interview with our staff. Appointments for interviews will be made at the scheduled orientations. The student and at least one parent or legal guardian are required to attend the interview.


Thank you for your interest in Montessori Education & our campus!  We look forward to the possibility of working with your family & your student. 




Crystal Marquez



Tania Hagood

Assistant Principal

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