I am really keen to get my son admitted in Abacus Montessori. I have been to the school, submitted the application and I know of the process 'on paper'.
Any parents whose kids go to Abacus - who can give me some advice on how to ensure admission?
I am also trying to get admission in Abacus, but failed. Are you able to get admission form there? We recently moved from US, i heard from them that admissions are over. My daughter is 3.5 years.
Can you share your experiences?
My son turned 3 in April this year. They start admissions very early - like all Montessori schools, they admit children from the age of 2. Therefore, anytime after that, admission is subject to availability.
They admit children three times a year - in June, September and January. I had taken an application form in February, at which time I was too late for the June admissions. I am told that they give out application forms only if there are vacancies.
I was able to submit an application form, and now the wait is still on. I am hoping they'll call us sometime in June/July.
I had spoken to an Abacus parent a while back - she told me that persistence helps, and she advised me to persist at following up with them. She had similar problems as yours, she could not get an application form, she eventually did get one, submitted it, and after a lot of persistence (personal visits, phone calls), she was told - 'please do not call, we will call you ourselves'. A full year later, they did call her and give her son an admission.
All the best with your daughter's admission!
Thanks a lot Vidya.Thank you so much for this much info.
All the best for your son's admission.
could you please share the procedure for admission in Abacus Montessori in detail
Could you please let me know which location of Abacus school you are discussing.
I am looking for Pre kg admission. When i want their they said about the fees and asked us give out adress and pohone no emai ud etc. and said this is just an enquiry form. If the seats are avalb they will inform to us. What should i do to confirm the seat since they said they wl inform i am not able to relax also.
Anyone sailing in my boat :)
Where is this school located? Google search says valasaravakkam but school site says perungudi?
School is in perungudi - near Toll plaza.
Exactly Sudha even I face the same one. Google was showing in valsaravakkam.
Abacus is located at perungudi near life line hospital.we r also filled enquiry form n waiting 4 reply
Me also sailing in the same boat........for my son's admission in LKG..........where r u put up?Iam in Vijayanagar
I called Abacus school last week to know abt the status, the office staff asked my sons dob and she said he is eligible for september 2012 batch and they will get back to me. I am put up in Keelkatalai next to madipakkam. I tried to acccept your request but it is not processing it.
I have applied in bvm bollieneni and waiting for their reply. Can u share your reivew abt abacus.
Are you trying for lkg admission with Abacus. how come the eligibility only for sep 2012.....what is the DOB?
how are you. hope ur son got admission with Abacus? how is he finding the school. can you please let me know how did the admission process go through? could you kindly throw some light on the admission process at Abacus school?
Thanks in advance
I am trying for Pre kg admission. My son dob is 6th Jan 2010. For what class you are trying.
I have joined this forum only recently and am also seeking admission into preKG at Abacus for my 2.9 yrs old son. We just submitted the form today and were told that they will communicate by March 1st week in case we are selected for interview, observation etc. Can anybody tell me the criteria based on which the selection is made? Also what kind of questions can we expect during interview? Thanx a lot...
@Vidya, how come they told that your son is eligible for Sep 2012 admission. whats is DOB?
We had given application for our daughter a year back (when she was 1& 1/2) but still no response from them. we are currently in the US so dont know what to do. My daughter DOB is 16th July 2009.
Any help would be appreciated
We too submitted an enquiry form for my son last June (when he was just over a year and half). He is eligible for the admission in June, as per what they told us.His DOB is 08 Sept 2009. As per what they told me during my last visit a week back: if we qualify, they will send us an e mail somewhere towards the middle/end of Feb, and we need to go on the required date and fill up an application form, and also attend an interview. They keep mentioning that this is only based on availability. So, like you, I too am in the "keeping fingers crossed" stage.
BTW: when you mention application: do you mean the enquiry form or an actual application form? Usually what's given is an enquiry form. Do clarify.
I am also trying for admission form my son for pre-kg. I filled in the enquiry form in mid of Feb 2012 and they called for orientation on 28-Feb-2012.. During the orientation, they gave us the application form to fill in.
We filled and submitted the application form, they said they revert back in 2 days. we did not hear back from them.
do anybody know when they'll call back and wat is the next processes.
Also, if possible share ur feedbacks about the school.
Even we had attended the orientation and registered for admission. I called up the school on thursday evening and they told that they'll call/ revert on monday i.e. today but no call from them as yet. Have u recd any phone call/ mail regarding interview date etc? Pl let me know.
I received an email from the school inviting for observation session on 21st Mar and one-on-one with kid on 26th March.. did anybody else get the mail..?
pls share if u have any inputs on the selection criteria...
I heard from a friend that a new Preschool & Montessori School is about to commence in OMR. The Directress and Principal is UK trained montessori and early childhood specialist who implies the RBT method of teaching. Will inform the exact location soon.
I registered for LKG and iam yet to receive any reply..........Could you please let me know about LKG admission if possible, when you go to school for ur kid's admission?
Awaiting ur reply,
yes, sure.. i'll check when i go to the school.. The admission for my son id for pre-kg..
Thanks for ur quick reply..............
can someone who got admissions in Abacus, pls share abt the interview process... and feedback about the school if any.. i have applied only for this school for my son..
Even I got an email y'day for the observation session and one-on-one meeting on 16th and 20th March respectively. Seeking admission for prekg for my son. Planning to apply to Bala Vidya Mandir Adyar too but guess chances there are pretty slim too.
I shall update once we finish our obs/ meeting etc at Abacus. In the meanwhile if anybody can give any info on what the selection criteria are and what kind of questions we can expect at the interview, it would be great...
could you kindly let me know you have applied for your child for LKG or prekg? i had filled up the enquiry form for LKG during Sep 2011 they asked me to wait for email during march...however i havent recieved any mail till date. could you let me know from which email id we recieve an email jus wanna chek if i have missed any email by any chance.
Hi ransri, i got a mail from the id - firstname.lastname@example.org. You should chk because even the mail i got had gone into spam and luckily i checked!
I have registered for my son for PreKG. His DOB is 24 April 2009. When we went for the orientation program, we were told there are only about 10 seats or so even for his age group and we are actually just hoping luck will favor us!!
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