Enrollment Process

Shining Stars Montessori Academy is Open enrollment and tuition-free to residents of the District of Columbia. In order to apply for admission to Shining Stars Montessori Academy (for PK3), a child must turn three years of age by September 30th.
First, create an account on My School DC and use the Finder to locate Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS.
Next, make sure SSMA is ranked First Choice
My School DC will try to match student with their 1st choice, then 2nd choice and so on. You will receive results on June 15, 2020
You've completed a My School DC application, which is the first step. Now it's time
to enroll. Here's how. Click on the link below
We are here to support you and SSMA have set up computers in our school front office to assist you with your application
SSMA Virtual Open House Schedule   
Wednesday, Jan. 20th @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, Jan. 23rd @ 9:00 am
Wednesday, Feb. 17th @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, Feb. 20th @ 9:00 am
Wednesday, March 17th @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 20th @ 9:00 am
Wednesday, April 21st @ 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 24th @ 9:00 am
June Open House for Enrolled is TBD 
New and Returning Student Families Guidelines and Dates
  • March 27, 2020: Lottery results released 
  • April 6, 2020: Enrollment Begins  
  • May 27, 2020: Enrollment deadline for new and returning scholars
  • Start of School: Deadline for medical forms and medication
We will contact you via email and phone if your child moves to the top of the list and we have an open spot. You may check your waitlist position through your My School DC account. If you have not yet applied for enrollment visit www.MySchoolDC.org.
Questions? Contact enrollment@shiningstarspcs.org.