|I. Admissions Policy: Kindergarten
II. Admissions Policy: Grades 1-5
- Applicants must be 3, 4, or 5 years old on or before September 1 of the school year to enter K-3, K-4, or K-5 respectively. Additional evaluation of readiness may be required. All children must be toilet trained.
- Because of limited enrollment, early application is essential. Enrollment of other family members at RFM does not automatically guarantee a place for a younger child in kindergarten; even though special consideration will be given these students whenever possible, they should apply at least one year in advance.
- Final decision as to admission will be made by teachers and the Headmaster.
III. Admissions Policy: Grades 6-12
- Applicants must successfully complete an entrance test.
- Applicants must provide transcript(s) from previous school(s).
- Applicants may be asked to complete reading and/or math assignments from prospective
- Final decision will be made pending conference with parents, teacher, and
Final recommendations and decisions on individual students will be made by
the admissions committee after a thorough review of the following items:
The admissions committee may place a student on academic and/or disciplinary probation depending upon information received. The probationary period may last through the new student's first year at RFM. After each grading period, the admissions committee will review the academic and behavioral performances of students on probation to determine if students should be removed or remain on probation.
- Demonstration of ability to do acceptable academic work as evidenced by an
official transcript of grades from school(s) last attended.
- Results of scholastic aptitude tests administered by Robert F. Munroe School.
- A report card of previous work must be presented before admission.
- Personal interview.
- Availability of space.
IV. Robert F. Munroe School offers no special education programs for exceptional
|Students transferring from a bona fide home school education or non-accredited school program shall have those years of attendance waived in lieu of receiving transfer credits and be placed at a level/grade appropriate to their documented performance/evaluation. The Headmaster shall administer appropriate tests and consider other educational data deemed suitable to determine the validity of the work or credit.
To be accepted at RFM, the student must receive a score of 85 on the Otis-Lennon School Ability Test. The student must submit a writing sample on a subject chosen by the committee. The student must meet with the admissions committee and take subject area tests if the committee deems necessary. Students entering from a home school or non-accredited school will be placed on probation for at least the first nine weeks. At the conclusion of the first nine weeks, the probation will be reviewed with the option to be
removed from probation, remain on probation, or be placed at a different grade/subject level.
Grades 1-2 20 per class
Grades 3-5 24 per class
Grades 6-12 28 per class