What happens if we are
If your child meets our admission criteria, but we are
unable to offer a spot to your child initially, your
child’s application is placed into a wait pool and will
be considered should any openings occur.
What criteria do you use to select students?
We look at a number of different things including
teacher evaluations and parent-supplied information. We
are primarily looking for families who will be happy at
our school and students whose needs we feel we can meet.
Beyond that we are looking for gender balance and
diversity of all kinds.
How many spots do you typically have?
Our target is to have classes ranging from 14–16
Are siblings given priority for enrollment?
Siblings receive special consideration. If we determine
that we can meet the needs of a sibling applicant, their
application is given priority.
Does University Co-op have before or after
Our Extended Day Program (EDP) is available every day
after school until 6 p.m.
Why does the kindergarten class end at 1:30?
We feel that it is age appropriate for kindergarten
children to be in school for four and a half hours each
day. We also value the benefits of free time for
children at this age, whether it is in afternoon
playdates, relaxing time in our EDP program, or playing
What are the parent responsibilities?
In a nutshell, parents work in the classroom, have a
parent job at the school, attend monthly meetings, and
participate in school-related activities such as
fundraising and facilities maintenance. For more
specifics, click here.
Do parents have a say in the curriculum?
Curriculum is the responsibility of our teachers.
Do parents teach the children?
Parents assist in the classroom as directed by the
teacher. The work shift may involve working with small
groups of students or performing various tasks to
support the classroom.