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 Process 2020-21 & Prospective Parent Information Meetings:
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 families residing in the Hayward Unified School District; however, applicants from other cities and schools are welcome to apply.
To learn more about Golden Oak Montessori and the application process, you are invited to attend a Parent Information Session. Further details on Montessori education and the lottery process will be provided at the meeting.
Information sessions will be held in the school's Multi Purpose Room on the following dates:
- Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 6 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 6 p.m.
- Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 6 p.m.
Classroom Observation Opportunity:
Parents who would like to observe a Lower Elementary and Upper Elementary classroom can schedule an observation on the following dates. Please register in advance for the observation at www.goldenoakmontessori.org/rsvp.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Applications and Deadlines:
The online application for the 2020-21 admission lottery can be completed using the link below. All application submissions to Golden Oak Montessori are due by Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4 p.m. After the lottery, late applications will be accepted for the waiting list. (If you need a paper application form, call 510.931.7868.)
Golden Oak Montessori uses LotterEase for the admission lottery which will run Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 6 p.m. This is an online lottery and results are available in "real time." Applicants will be provided instructions for viewing the lottery results. Students selected in the lottery to receive admission are notified.
If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510.931.7868.
Frequently Asked Questions:
1. Do I need to register to attend the Prospective Parent Information Meeting?
There is no need to pre-register. Please note this is a parent-focused presentation, but children are welcome to attend.
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