Application Process

Welcome from Ginny Wagh, Director of Enrollment Management

On behalf of the Ratner Montessori community, welcome to our school! I encourage you to visit us and experience Ratner’s unique educational environment first-hand. Our mission states that we empower a diverse community of students to find joy in learning and to become their best selves - take a tour, meet students and teachers, see our Montessori classrooms in action, and discover how we live our mission. I look forward to sharing our remarkable school with you!


Our admissions process is as follows:


1. Contact our Director of Enrollment Management, Ginny Wagh, to arrange a visit to the school. Ginny can be reached by phone at 216 464 0033 x1120 or by email at


2. Visit the school for a tour (unless during an Open House, tours are by appointment only) and complete an Application for Admission. Applications are available during your tour and can also be downloaded below.


3. Assessment and Records

Once the application is complete, your child’s assessment date will be scheduled. You must supply the school with past report cards and teacher recommendations (1st grade and up).


4. Family Interview

Your family will meet with the Head of School, Program Director, or Director of Enrollment Management to go over the application process and have any final questions answered.


5. Acceptance Decision

Offers of Admission are based on the results of the Student Assessment and the Family Interview.


The Ratner Montessori School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation in the administration of its admission policies or financial aid program.