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Admissions at ATI San Francisco

We believe in the extraordinary potential of every student and work closely with you to maximize your experience with ATI San Francisco.

Start your journey with us


Learn about ATI by attending one or more of our upcoming events and virtual info sessions.


Consider a attending Shadow Day on campus to experience a day in the life of an ATI student.


Submit your student application to ATI, which includes the option for financial aid (if necessary).


Work with Admissions to prepare for your first day of school! We can't wait to have you join our community.
Book a tour of ATI San Francisco High School

1) Attend a School Tour at ATI San Francisco

We have a range of opportunities for interested families and students to learn about all of our ATI programs, talk to our staff, and begin the admissions process.

Schedule a school tour with us to get an opportunity to meet our faculty on campus in-person or virtually, visit a class, and have your questions answered.

Book a Tour
Schedule a Shadow Day at ATI SF

2) Sign up for a shadow day

Once we have had a chance to meet and you are ready to learn more about attending ATI San Francisco, we highly encourage students to sign up to attend a shadow day.

Our shadow day allows prospective students to have an authentic day-in-the-life experience of our school, to connect with current students and staff, and to engage in our learning community.

Schedule a Shadow Day
Apply to ATI San Francisco High School

3) Apply

When you are ready, we encourage you to apply right away to secure your spot for the upcoming academic year. We offer rolling admissions at all of our full-time programs and accept transfer students.

We offer generous financial aid based on demonstrated need and would like to partner with you to help you afford ATI San Francisco.



We understand that you are making a considerable financial investment in your child's education. We appreciate your commitment to quality Montessori and are honored to have the opportunity to serve your family. ATI San Francisco relies entirely on parent tuition to operate its program. Unlike many schools, we do not supplement tuition revenue through additional fundraising or mandatory donations.
Tuition at ATI San Francisco

Monthly Tuition Rate at ATI San Francisco

Tuition is paid 10 months a year. Includes 5 days per week, full days all-inclusive price. Pricing for the new year begins on September 1.

ATI San Francisco Monthly Tuition for the 22/23 school year:

  • High School - $4,130
Download the Rate Sheet

Financial Aid

All families are welcome to apply for financial assistance as a part of the admissions process. Our application is open at all times with no deadlines or income cut-offs or guidelines. The application is accessible through a secure 3rd party website, Independent School Management Financial Assistance for Student Tuition (FAST).

There is a $48 fee to apply and it typically takes about 45 minutes to complete the application and upload supporting documents. We typically process and share our award decision within 5 business days of a completed application. Families on our campus may receive between 0-50% off our monthly tuition pricing in the form of a discount.

Families enrolling multiple children at ATI San Francisco and our sister school, Guidepost Montessori, will receive an automatic 10% sibling discount on the second child’s enrollment and each subsequent child enrolled.

Apply online for Financial Aid

Experience school on your terms

Join a school community designed to support your education with coaching, small classes, and a commitment to our core values. Engage in deep study and personal exploration as a student at ATI.

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