WSMS & WSA AdmissionsStep 1: Tour

For those families who would like to experience West Seattle Montessori School during class time, please contact us at 206.935.0427 to arrange a tour.  Tours are offered Monday through Friday.

Download our Brochures in PDF format below.

Step 2: Apply

Contact the school for an application form or download one below. Complete it, and send or return it to the following address:

Visit our new [ Forms for Parents ] page to download the available forms.

West Seattle Montessori
School & Academy
Attn: Admissions
11215 15th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146

Step 3: Student Visit

Once an application has been submitted, students may spend a day in the classroom to become familiar with our staff and routines. Students may also be required to take a basic entrance test at this time.

Step 4: Parent/Student/Teacher Conference

Before acceptance, prospective families may be asked meet with the teacher and/or administration to discuss procedures, address any questions or concerns, and to review our expectations and standards set forth.

Step 5: Acceptance Letter

After your conferences, teachers will meet and discuss the success of the child if accepted to our program. Families will then receive a phone call and/or letter regarding the acceptance of their child to our program.

Visit our new [ Forms for Parents ] page to download the Student-Family Handbook.


School Administration
Angela Sears Ximenes Admissions Angela Sears Ximines
WSMS & A Director
Brenda Griswold Admissions Brenda Griswold
Admissions/Administrative Assistant

Heather Aquino
Admissions/Administrative Assistant

Heather Aquino Admissions


Dolores Atwood Dolores Atwood
Academic Secretary
Francisco Dias Ximenes Francisco Ximenes
Building Maintenance & Operations

Susan Sears
Support Staff & Operations

Susan Sears