Apply Online

Before submitting an application, please review the admissions application process for each level. In addition to the online application and related, non-refundable application fee, parents are required to attend one of our coffee tours, where we provide an overview of our curriculum and philosophy, as well as a tour of the school and presentations by current students.

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Application Deadlines for 2021-22 School Year

  • For siblings of current students: December 4, 2020
  • For children three years old (by September 1): January 19, 2021
  • For the Parent/Infant Community (six months old by September 1): January 19, 2021
  • For the Toddler Community (two years old by September 1): January 19, 2021
  • For children ages four and older by September 1, we request applications, records, and recommendation forms by January 19, 2021. Applications will be accepted after that date, but availability of spaces may be more limited.


Additional Requirements for Applicants Ages Four and Older

After submitting an online application, please share the appropriate forms below with your child’s current teacher(s) and/or principal. The forms should then be returned directly to us via email to or by post to:

Attn: Admissions Office | 1434 W. Division St. | Chicago, IL 60642

If we are not able to offer an applicant a spot in a given year, applications may roll over from year to year without an additional fee. We contact parents by email in October to ask them to confirm their interest in keeping their child’s application active for the following school year.

If you have any questions, please contact NNM's Admissions Director.