Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now available by clicking above.
Applications are not considered complete until the non-refundable application fee $60 for the first child; $20 each additional child, has been received by LGSONS. All applications will be processed in the order in which your check is received.
Please note your child’s FULL NAME on the check itself and make all checks payable to:
P.O. Box 33091
Los Gatos, CA 95031
Please be thorough when filling out the application form. Only priority rank those classes that you are willing to attend and that are age-appropriate for your child.
All applicants will receive a written response to their application. Applicants who have submitted a completed application will be notified of their enrollment status no later than March 15th. You will be notified of which class your child has been accepted to or, if the class is full, you will be offered a place on the waitlist for your respective class.
Our Priority Registration period is closed, but we are still accepting applications!
How Classes Are Filled after Priority Registration:Once the priority registration period has closed, initial class placements and lotteries are conducted and waitlists are created for those highly sought after classes. All remaining spaces in classes will be filled one a first come, first serve bases. Applications will be processed in the order in which your check is received.
Age WaiversChildren must be two years old and cannot be three by September 1 to be eligible for the 2’s class. Children must be three years old and cannot be four by September 1 to be eligible for the 3’s class. Children must be three years old and cannot be five by September 1 to be eligible for the 3/4’s class. Children must be four years old by September 1 and cannot turn six before June 1 to be eligible for the 4/5’s class. A family may petition the Board to admit a child whose birthday does not fall within the age requirement guidelines by writing a letter. The petition must be sent to the Registration Chair (email@example.com), it must reference the family’s application form submission date and the name of the child on the application and be received prior to the end of the Priority Registration period February 13th, 2019. The Board, Director, and Head Teacher must approve the petition to waive the age requirement. If the age waiver is approved, the age requirement will be waived in subsequent classes.
Waiting ListWhen a class has more applicants than spaces, the class is filled by a lottery. If you are placed in your second choice class, you are automatically put on the waiting list for your first choice class based on your lottery number. The waiting list is used actively throughout the current school year and during the summer to fill open spots. You will be called if a spot (or your first choice class) becomes available for your child.
Upon AcceptanceUpon acceptance to LGSONS you will receive access to an online Family Portal to submit the required Enrollment Packet and Family Health Forms for each of your enrolled children, and all participating adults accompanying children to Mountain School. The following forms will be included in these packets;
- Tuition Contract
- Participation Contract
- Accident Release and Model Release
- Emergency Contact and Consent
- Child Immunization Records and TB Screening
- Pre-Admissions Health Evaluation for Child
- Adult Immunization Records and TB Screening
- Adult LiveScan (fingerprinting)
This online Family Portal will also be processing our Tuition payment(s) this year! The first of these payments is due in April, cost varies depending on which class you are accepted into and payment plan option you choose. For more information about Tuition and Fees please see our Class Descriptions and Tuition page. *All members of the school are eligible for tuition assistance. To apply, please contact our treasurer at firstname.lastname@example.org. All requests are kept confidential.