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Enrollment Dates and Procedures

  • The enrollment lottery is held yearly for students in grades K–8.
  • Applications are being accepted (see below) for the current school year. We sometimes have midyear openings; please call the office for information.
  • Incoming kindergartners must be 5 years old before September 1.
  • For the 2019–2020 lottery timeline, see below.
  • The lottery application form for next school year, 2019–20, will be available January 12, 2019, and is due on Thursday, January 31, 2019.
  • 7th & 8th GRADE ONLY - SPECIAL LOTTERY on April 4, 2019. Application deadline to be included in this special lottery is March 21, 2019.**

The School will not limit student admission based on ethnicity, national origin, race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, residence, health, income level, proficiency in English language, whether a student has an individualized education program (IEP) or the terms of that IEP, athletic ability or academic records, but may limit admission to students within a given age group or grade level.

Current families

Intent to Return:

  • Available January 11, 2019

  • Due January 18, 2019

Sibling Applications:
  • Due January 31, 2019

2019–2020 school year lottery and enrollment timeline 

Information sessions were held at 4500 West Amazon Drive on: 

  • Saturday, January 12, 10:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, January 24,   6:30 p.m.
NOTE: Prior to entering the enrollment lottery, you must attend an information session to learn about the Montessori philosophy and Ridgeline’s role as a public charter school.

Online lottery applications available for 2019–20. Please fill out an online lottery application to apply for the 2019-20 school year. 

Online lottery applications due: 

The application deadline to be included in the 2019-20 lottery was January 31, 2019, 11:59 p.m.  Applications received after this date are automatically added to the end of the waitlist.

Lottery drawing: Friday, February 8, 2019  

  (All applicants receive electronic notification of lottery results.) *

7th & 8th GRADE ONLY - SPECIAL LOTTERY on April 4, 2019. Application deadline to be included in this special lottery is March 21, 2019.**

* We apologize for the incorrect email sent out by the third-party vendor on February 10, 2019.  The initial email sent on February 8, was accurate along with updated placement emails sent on February 11, 2019.

**Eugene School District 4J amended Ridgeline Montessori Public Charter School’s contract on February 20, 2019.  The amendment to the contract allows 7th and 8th grade students who have attended a regular 4J middle school program to apply for enrollment at Ridgeline Montessori.

Chrystell Reed,
Dec 18, 2018, 10:29 AM