Silver Spring Day School Application

33 University Blvd. East, Silver Spring, Maryland 20901
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Child

Enter the child's full name (example: use Joseph not Joe)
Sex *
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New or returning student *

About your child

Child is a sibling of *
Goals: What are your goals for the upcoming school year?
Previous education: Describe any previous experiences your child has had with school or other classes.
Developmental observations: SSDS partners with families to ensure that we do the best we possibly can to help each enrolled child succeed at SSDS. So that we can consider your child’s needs both in terms of enrollment but also in terms of placement and collaboration if your child does enroll, please share any observations or concerns you might have about your child’s development. This information helps us set children and classes up for success from the very beginning.
Services child receives: What services is your child receiving (e.g., speech therapy, occupational therapy)? If none enter none.
Anything else: Is there anything else you want us to know about your child or your family?

Core program

Select the age-appropriate program you would most like your child to attend.  SSDS considers many factors in accepting and placing children, including parent preference.  SSDS cannot guarantee that families will be offered their first choice.
 
Rolling 2s: Children who will turn two September 2 through January 1
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday, Thursday
 
Twos: Children who will turn two on or before September 1
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday, Thursday
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Monday – Friday

Threes: Children who will turn three on or before September 1
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Monday – Friday

Pre-K: Children who will turn four on or before September 1
9:15 am - 1:30 pm
Monday – Friday
Core program days *

Early Bird and Extended Day

Early Bird starts 7:30 am
Select the days you are applying for your child to attend Early Bird
Early Bird
Extended Day ends 5:30 am
Select the days you are applying for your child to attend Extended Day
Extended Day

Parent or legal guardian

Enter telephone numbers as 10 digits with no other characters
Family participation: At SSDS, all families are required to take on one Parent-Job per enrolled child. In addition, parents are also invited to participate in the classroom on a rotating basis. Families can select Full In-Class Participation – up to 12 times a year, Half In-Class Participation – up to 6 times a year, or Pay for In-Class Participation – meaning the family will pay to cover the cost of a staff member to cover all of their in-class participation days. Select your planned participation.
In-class participation *
Why you chose SSDS: SSDS is not only a school, it is a community of families who are committed to becoming involved in their children’s school in different ways. Please describe what appeals to you about SSDS’ unique participation model.
Special skills: Are any special skills you as a parent feel you might bring to the school?

Second parent or legal guardian

Complete all fields in this section if your child has a second parent or legal guardian. Check below if your child does not have a second parent or legal guardian.
No second parent
Enter telephone number as 10 digits with no other characters
Special skills: Are any special skills you as a parent feel you might bring to the school?

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