Early Childhood Preschool, Day School, & Kindergarten Enrollment 

Now accepting applications for placements at our Ohio City and University Circle campuses.

Apply online or set up a parent visit to learn more.

Families interested in Arts for the Young offerings may enroll here.
Returning families: Log in here.

Due to licensing requirements, classroom students for 2-day morning Preschool, 3-day morning Preschool, and Day School must turn 3-years-old by Sept. 30, 2019. Children turning 3-years-old by Dec. 31, 2019 are eligible for 2-day morning Preschool only. Children turning 5-years old by Sept. 30, 2019 are eligible for Kindergarten. All incoming EC students must have achieved toilet mastery.

New-to-the-Settlement Preschool, Day School, and Kindergarten families begin the admissions process by creating a new online registration account and visiting our campus for a Parent Visit.

Enrollment in any of our early childhood classrooms requires your child[ren]'s campus visit and the completion of the Enrollment Application for Preschool/Day School or Kindergarten. Once you’ve scheduled your visit, we’ll contact you to talk about next steps.

The following schedule will guide you through the TMS admissions process.


The admission process begins with an inquiry and visit to our program.

The Parent Visit is a self-guided tour through the building to view Early Childhood “in action” and an informational session with our administration.

Complete and submit the online application at A non-refundable application fee of $25 is due with all applications. 

Child Visit (required) 

A Child Visit allows you and your child to join a play group for prospective students in a classroom. Your child will gain a sample view of a “school day” at The Music Settlement. Call the Early Childhood office at (216) 421-5806 ext. 160 to schedule. Child Visits are held monthly on Mondays at 10:00 a.m.


Prospective students that have completed the application process (submitted the application and complete a child visit), will receive a letter in the mail regarding  placement status for the school year. We are currently processing applications for the current school year and Fall 2019 programs at our Ohio City and University Circle locations.

You can reach us with any questions you might have after reading our FAQs. Thanks and we look forward to meeting you!


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