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FORMS NEEDED FOR ALL STUDENTS ENROLLED IN GEM CHARTER SCHOOL AND GOOD EARTH MONTESSORI

                                 Handbook Acknowledgement           Medical Waiver    Emergency Contact Form      

 

Please print these forms and bring to the office before school starts, the emergency form and the medical waiver need to be notarized, you can bring it in the office; both Ms. Sandy and Ms. Nelleke are notaries. 

The "Going Out" is for elementary students only 1st grade - 6th grade. "Going Out" 2012-2013   

 

Here are the supply lists for this current school year.       Primary Supply List 2012 -2013     Elementary Supply List 2012 -2013   

HOME LANGUAGE SURVEYS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CHARTER STUDENTS   HomeLanguage Survey English   HomeLanguage Survey Spanish                                

 Arizona  Residency Guidelines and Forms  Arizona Residency

GEM CHARTER ENROLLMENT FOR 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR


You can schedule a tour of the school at any time, make sure you make an appointment first, call 480-833-2622. 

We will have open enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year will be Monday, March 4 and Tuesday March 5, 2013.

We will schedule an open house meeting at the end of March for all newly enrolled parents , this will be an informational meeting to learn more about Montessori and how our school works.

Make sure you complete the entire form before submitting to the office. We will only accept completed enrollment forms, if information is missing you will be contacted .  Your child will not be placed on the waiting list until we received a completed enrollment form.

GEM Charter is a State funded school and therefore you do not pay a tuition fee.  In order for your child to attend the Charter School they have to be enrolled into the Kindergarten and Elementary program during the open enrollment period each year.   We offer a free morning Kindergarten program the state pays for the half day and you can sign up for the afternoon part through the private school, the cost will be $100.00 per month.

There is a $150.00 supply  and activity fee for the first child and $125.00 for each sibling for the year, this pays for the cook a lunch once a month and consumable classroom supplies, dance classes every week and a music class for the elementary students on Friday Afternoons.

In order for your child to be accepted at the GEM Charter School for the Kindergarten year, he or she has to be 5 years old by December 31, this is a State Requirement and there are no exceptions.

Elementary students will be accepted during our open enrollment period in March if they are 6 years old by December 31. 

You can use this button to pay the $150.00 for the first child and $125.00 for each child thereafter Supply and Activity fee for 2012-2013 school year.

You can fill out the amount once you get to INTUITPAYMENTNETWORK'S website                                

This button is for the Charter Students only KG-6th Grade


Good Earth Montessori Private School enrollment 2013-2014 School Year 


We are accepting enrollment applications for the 2013-2014 school year at this time.

     You can pay the $110.00 registration fee using this button.

Make sure you complete the entire form and pay the $110.00 registration fee for the 2013-2014 school year.

Good Earth Montessori is our privately owned pre-school for all children ages 2.5 to 5 years old, the programs offered through Good Earth Montessori are tuition based.  The tuition prices are $4,450.00 for a half day program (8:30 - 12:30) and $5,150.00 for a full academic day program (8:30-3PM).

The afternoon Private School Kindergarten program is charged at $1,000.00 from 12:30-3PM and is only available for students who are signed up in the morning State Funded free kindergarten program.  There is an option to apply for a full or partial scholarship for this, through Dynamite Montessori Scholarship Fund.  The office will have the paperwork available.  This is using the State Tuition Tax Credit Donations which you can make to this fund every year and if you designate Good Earth Montessori as the recipient we will be able to get these scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year for students enrolled in the afternoon program only.

The before and after school program is charged at $6.00 per hour per child and $5.00 per hour for siblings and we charge in 1/2 hour increments or if you want to sign up for the monthly before school program 7:30AM-8:30AM this will be $85.00 and $75.00 for siblings for the entire month and the after school program 3PM-5:30PM is $160.00 for the entire month and $150.00 for siblings.  If you want to do both it will be $245.00 per month for the first child and $225.00 for siblings.

The tuition can be paid for the entire year by September 1 or in monthly payments due the 20th of each month.  The school accepts cash, and IntuitPaymentNetwork on line payments, we do not accept credit cards or checks.

We also have a $150.00 school supply and activity fee, this will pay for snacks, cook a lunch day once a month and other consumable classroom supplies, Zumba class once a week and possibly another extra curricular class to be determined at the beginning of the school year.

In order for your child to have a space reserved for the school year we will need the Private School 3-5 year old enrollment form filled out and send or brought to the school with a $110.00 non-refundable registration fee.  On the day your child starts you will need to pay the tuition for that month as well as a deposit of $250.00  Deposits are refunded at the end of the school year or are carried over to the next school year if your child continues.

We do offer scholarships for students 3 and 4 years old through the SMFG Foundation, applications are available upon request and are due for the next school year by May 15, 2013, you do not have to be a low income family to qualify, this year we had 5 children benefit from this scholarship.  This scholarship can pay up to 1/3 of your total yearly academic program tuition.  We are also working on applying for the First Things First Grant through the state which will pay for the morning academic program for students 3 and 4 years old.  I will keep you posted on this.

TUITION IS DUE BY THE 20th OF THE MONTH FOR THE NEXT MONTH.

You can use this  button to pay your Tuition, Deposit and/or Registration Fee, you put in the amount and it will go into the School's checking account after 2 days.  This is a very secure website.

 

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