Enrollment | The Merit School

Making decisions about your child’s education and care can be challenging. Our goal is to provide you with the information you need to make a decision with confidence, while also making the process as simple as possible.

 

Typically, the process of becoming a member of The Merit School’s  family includes the following steps:

  • Call the school and schedule a visit. To help make the choice that’s right for you, download our Comparison Checklist.
  • Download the Enrollment Form, print and fill it out and bring it to the school.
  • Pay all fees and enroll your child. 

Before your child’s first day:

  • Other documents will be required; these include a Health Record and Immunization Form, Birth Certificate and any Child Custody Documents (if applicable).
  • A signed copy of a recent physical is required within 30 days.

Your director will go over the Family Handbook and go over important items including, but not limited to:

  • The tuition cost and payment schedule
  • Parent conferences and other communications
  • What to expect daily and/or weekly
  • Process and Procedures of Security Access
  • Authorized pickup and late pickup policy
  • Clothing and other items requested by your child's teacher (labeled)
  • Any pickup restrictions
  • Late fees
  • Vacation policy
  • Special needs
  • Absenteeism policy
  • Sick policy
  • Meals
  • Allergies and medication needs
  • Medication policy