Thank you for your interest in Golden Oak Montessori School!
Golden Oak Montessori is a public charter school in the Hayward Unified School District serving 1st-8th grades. There is no tuition to attend Golden Oak Montessori.
Admission to Golden Oak is by lottery only. The lottery for each school year takes place in the Spring prior to the school year starting. Lottery priority is given to residents of Hayward coming from a Title I school or a Montessori school; however, applicants from other cities and schools are welcome to apply.
To learn more about Golden Oak Montessori and the application process, parents must attend a Parent Information Meeting. Further details on Montessori education and the application process, including the application forms, will be provided.
Prospective Parent Information Meetings:
Information sessions are held in the Golden Oak Montessori Multi-Purpose Room.
Monday, January 9, 2017 at 6:30-8 p.m.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 6:30-8 p.m.
Applications to Golden Oak Montessori are due by Friday, February 10, 2017 at 4 p.m. to be part of the admission lottery. Any applications received after this date will be automatically placed in a "waiting pool." In the event the admission lottery's waiting lists for a given grade are exhausted, a second lottery will take place for applicants in the "waiting pool."
The Admission Lottery will be held on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7-8 p.m. Parents are encouraged to attend, but attendance is not required. Students selected in the lottery to receive admission to GO will be notified.