How to Apply

School Year Enrollment Process

To enroll your child at Dodge Nature Preschool, please complete an application form and submit it with a $75.00 NON-REFUNDABLE application fee.

Application Calendar for 2019-2020 School Year:

January 22 – February 1, 2019
Enrollment and Scholarships accepted for enrollment lottery

February 19, 2019
Class placement and scholarship award notification

February 25, 2019
Non-refundable deposits due (applied to May 2020 tuition)

AFTER FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Applications received after the lottery period will be considered in the order received. We accept applications throughout the year and place students in available openings. We maintain a waitlist should openings become available after the beginning of the school year. Please call 651.455.4555 or email to ask about availability.

For Summer Preschool Enrollment Information, please visit our Summer Page.

School year enrollment procedures details:

All applications received during the enrollment lottery period will be randomly numbered and placed in a lottery. A new application for enrollment must be made each school year, including families that are presently on a wait list. Currently enrolled and returning families are given priority in placement. After these placements are made, new families are placed. In addition, placements are made in consideration of optimal learning conditions, such as class balance of age, gender, and diversity.  An effort will be made to grant each family’s first choice for class days and times.

Notification of class placement will be given by February 19, 2019.  A non-refundable deposit will be due by February 25, 2019 to hold this placement. This payment will be applied to the May 2020 tuition only. This deposit is non-refundable regardless of child’s attendance.

Applications received after Feb. 1, 2019 will be considered in the order received. Placements will be made for any available openings and a waiting list will be maintained for any future openings. Once offered placement, a non-refundable deposit will be due within 10 business days to hold this placement. This payment will be applied to the May 2020 tuition only. This deposit is non-refundable regardless of child’s attendance.

If you have questions regarding the application process, please email us or call 651.455.4555.

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