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2016-17 School Year Application Information

Thank you for your interest in Coastal Empire Montessori! We are pleased that you are considering applying to our program. We offer:

  • Pre-K3 (families pay tuition for this program)
  • Pre-K4 (a free, Georgia Pre-K program; students must be 4 years old by 9-1-16 to be eligible)
  • Grades K - 5th (a free, public, charter school program)

The 2016-17 enrollment lottery was held at the school on April 5. Click the link below to find the names of children selected in the lottery, sorted alphabetically by last name by grade (starting with PK3). All other children have been waitlisted.

2016-17 Lottery SELECTED List »

Letters containing enrollment information will be mailed no later than April 25 to families of selected students. Please call the school now if your contact information has changed since the time of application.

Email notifications will be sent no later than April 25 to families of wait-listed students.

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Please visit our calendar page for detailed list of events and dates.
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Effective 1/5/16, the email addresses for all CEM faculty and staff will have changed. All valid email addresses will use the format Individual email addresses have been / will be communicated by your child's teachers and can also be found here.

2015-16 Student Supplies Lists
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BUS INFORMATION - 2015-16 Bus Routes

Bus routes for Coastal Empire Montessori are listed here. For additional information, please call Reliant Transportation at 201-5591.

2015-16 Extended Care Registration Form
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Living Montessori: The Parent Perspective

Montessori Madness
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Learn about Montessori

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Debunking Some Common Montessori Myths
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Montessori Madness

Montessori Madness
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Montessori: Learning for Life

Montessori: Learning for Life
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Montessori Goes To Harvard

Montessori Madness
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Adele Diamond - Executive Functions

Montessori Madness
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Welcome to THE Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School website

As you glean information, ponder the Montessori perspective and deepen your understanding of Montessori Education, we hope that you will be encouraged to partner with us in our mission to "Educate the Whole Child for the World.

Bell Times - Important Times to Note

8:35 – 9:00 AM Morning drop-off
No student may be dropped off prior to 8:35 unless enrolled in a before-school program.

9:00 AM Morning “Tardy” bell
Lateness to school is strongly discouraged!

9:00 AM Breakfast closes
No tardy students may eat breakfast; the only exceptions are those who arrive on late busses.

9:30 AM Lunch orders finalized
Any student arriving after 9:30 must have a lunch order phoned into the Main Office before this time or may not eat school lunch.

3:25 PM Early sign-out window closes
Early sign-outs of any kind are strongly discouraged!

3:25 – 3:45 PM No student dismissal during this time. All pick-ups will happen via car line after 3:45.

3:45 – 4:10 PM Afternoon pick-up

4:10 – 4:25 PM Late dismissal
Parents of any student still on campus will be called in order to facilitate speedy pick-up.

4:25 PM End of late dismissal
Any remaining car riders will be sent to Extended Care and parents will be charged a fee for the childcare service.

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Uniform Colors

Tops: White, Navy Blue or Grey Polo
Khaki, Navy Blue, Navy Blue Plaid
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Highlights and information from your child's teachers:

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Family Service Hours Log

Join the PTO, volunteer to come read to children, help children tend to the gardens, help cut, color, laminate, or decorate works for classrooms, come share your profession, come share your hobby.
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We always welcome the receipt of letters of interest and resumes from those interested in future positions as Montessori Lead Teachers and Teaching Assistants.

Please send requested documentation to Director Stephanie Babcock-Wright via email:
Mail at Coastal Empire Montessori Academy & Charter School, 301 Buckhalter Rd., Savannah, GA 31405



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