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 students with their 1st choice, then 2nd choice, and so on. You will receive results on April 2, 2021
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
SY 2021-22 Important Enrollment Dates and Deadlines
  • December 14, 2020
      My School DC Lottery Application Opens
  • February 1, 2021
      Application Deadline (Grades 9 - 12)
  • March 1, 2021
      Application Deadline (Grades PK3 - 8)
  • April 2, 2021
      Lottery Results are Released
  • May 3, 2021
      Enrollment Deadline for Matched Students
-22 Lottery Key Dates
Enrollment Process Simplified Video
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.