We are thrilled to announce that MAP St. Louis is partnering with the Academy of Thought and Industry (ATI) to make our dreams of developing a Montessori high school a reality. ATI is a network of Montessori high schools with a high-accountability, high-autonomy learning community focused on personal, academic, and professional excellence. ATI St. Louis will join ATI San Francisco, ATI Austin and ATI Manhattan. Learn more >>


The admissions application deadline for the 2019–20 school year was Jan. 15, 2019.
Rolling admissions is now being offered on a space-available basis for the 2019–2020 school year.

We encourage you to submit your application as early as possible as seats for the 2019-2020 school year are limited.

If you were unable to attend the open house, we recommend that you schedule an informational parent meeting with the Head of School before applying. Please email,, to arrange this meeting.

After we receive a student’s application, we will schedule a half-day visit. This Shadow Day will provide your child with the opportunity to engage, explore and experience a day in the life of a MAP St. Louis student. Visiting students will also meet with a teacher for a 30-minute informal interview. Shadow days are limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.


Seventh & Eighth Grade Students

Students applying for 7th or 8th grade can utilize the paper application or the online application system.

Complete and submit an Application and a $75 nonrefundable application fee.

  • Submit the Student Records Release form to your child’s K-6 school(s).

  • Request your letters of recommendation (one letter must be from a previous teacher or school administrator).

NinthTwelfth Grade Students

Students applying for 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade must use the online application system via our new website and follow the steps listed below to complete the application process.

1. Parent Application
Have one or both of your parents complete the ATI Parent Application, and submit the $100 application fee.
Complete the Parent Application >>

2. Student Application
Respond to a series of short answer questions to help us get to know you, your interests, and your goals. This step typically takes approximately 1–2 hours. Download and review your questions ahead of time here.
Complete the Student Application >>

3. Share Your Educational History
Submit letters of recommendation from a current Math teacher and a current English teacher (letters should be emailed to Also, please contact your most recently attended school or your educational advisor to arrange to have a copy of your current transcript sent to

For Math and English recommendations, you can use the forms provided, or if you are already in possession of a Math or English letter of recommendation, you can submit those letters instead.

Teacher Recommendation Form – English (Download)

Teacher Recommendation Form – Math (Download)

Transcript Release and Confidentiality Form for your school (Download)

After submitting a complete application—this includes the application, supporting materials, application fee, and financial aid application (if applicable)—you should receive an admissions decision within a few weeks.

The Admissions Committee will review completed applicant files and make enrollment decisions. Admissions decision letters will be emailed within two weeks of receiving all admissions materials.

After the main admissions cycle, we move to rolling admissions between April and August on a space-available basis.

MAP St. Louis admits students of any race, color, gender, creed, sexual orientation, religion, or national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students in the school. MAP St. Louis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its admission policies, educational policies, hiring policies, scholarships, and other school-administered programs.