Thank you for your interest in Desert Sky Montessori Public Charter School! Desert Sky Montessori is the first tuition-free Montessori elementary school in Central Oregon! Our charter has been approved with the Bend – La Pine school district from kindergarten through 8th grade. We opened in 2017 with K-3 and we will add a grade each year until we reach grade 8. We look forward to receiving your application.

February 2018: We are still enrolling for this school year! We have a few spaces open for enrollment. Apply for Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

We are accepting applications for grades K – 4 for the 2018 – 2019 school year!

We are in the pre-planning process of opening a preschool program which will serve children ages 3 – 6. We are now accepting expressions of interest for preschool. If you have a 3 or 4 year old that you would like to attend our tuition-based preschool please email your child’s details to

Current Kindergarten to 3rd grade: 2017 - 2018 Application
Thank you for your interest in Desert Sky Montessori Charter School. We currently have openings for kindergarten enrollments in the 2017/18 school year. To enroll your child please download and print out the form. Then either bring it to our school, 150 NE Bend River Mall Drive, Suite 260, or email to



2018 - 2019 Application: Grades K - 4
Thank you for your interest in Desert Sky Montessori. As a public charter school in Oregon our children enter the school through a lottery process. We are now collecting applications for grades K-4 for the 2018/19 school year. All applications are put into the lottery and names are drawn to fill the spaces and to make a waitlist. Once the lottery is completed and an opening occurs the first name on the waitlist is offered. Siblings of Desert Sky Montessori students are given priority.

To apply for the 2018/19 school year please download and print the application page. You may also pick up a copy of the application from our school. The form can then either be dropped off to our school, 150 NE Bend River Mall Drive, Suite 260, or emailed to All applications for the lottery must be received by March 23rd. The lottery is then drawn on April 3rd. Letters of offer will be mailed on April 6th.