Getting Started...

Hello and welcome!

Thank you for your interest in our program. Below you’ll find information about the services we provide, the openings we have, how to schedule a tour, and what our enrollment process looks like. To connect with one of our staff members prior to touring, you can reach us at:


Nicole Edney - Director/Head Teacher

(916) 807-1569

Bree Petty - Administrator

 (541) 218-1913


Current School Year Enrollment (2020/2021)

Enrollment for the current 2020/2021 school year is currently closed. 

 Fall (2021/2022) Enrollment

Current Families: Enrollment for next year (2021/2022) begins March 1st. Applications must be completed by April 15th to secure your place.


Prospective Families:  We are no longer touring for the 2021/2022 school year.  Our tour schedule is full and we are not able to accept more enrollment applications at this time. Enrollment will be offered to families on our waitlist starting April 15th.

We will resume tours in the near future. Please check back for updates.

To schedule a tour please follow the link HERE and select an available date.

How do I secure a spot for next school year?
1) Schedule and complete a tour of the school

2) Submit a wait list application

3) When contacted about an available space, submit an Enrollment Application and the Enrollment Processing Fee ($100) 

Waitlist For Children Turning Three After September 2021

If you would like to add yourself to our waitlist you can do so using this link here. We will get in touch with you before your child’s third birthday if we anticipate there being an opening. We would love to give you a tour of our program 1 month before your child's third birthday, to ensure that our school is the right fit for your family. You can schedule a tour using the link at the top of this page.

General Enrollment Information

When can my child begin school at the Butterfly House?

We provide care for children ages 3-6 which includes the kindergarten year. Given our current childcare license, children must be 3 years of age and fully potty trained to be in our care.

What hours do you provide care?
Our Montessori Primary program runs from 900am-100pm, with extended care offered in the morning from 800am-900am and in the afternoon from 100pm-300pm.

What schedules do you offer?
The Butterfly House is a 5-day program. Children receive the full benefit of the curriculum when they are able to attend all 5 days. We realize this is not possible for all of our families, and we offer part-time options for this reason. Our part-time options run on consecutive days; when children attend on consecutive days, they are able to find a better flow and dive deeper into their work.

Part Time options are:

3 days per week - Mon/Tues/Wed 

2 days per week - Thurs/Fri

What is the cost of attendance?
You can find our current rates here. A 10% sibling discount is offered to families who enroll 2 or more children.

Are there additional fees I should be aware of?
We require a yearly enrollment fee of $100 to secure your spot and complete administrative duties, as well as a $200 materials fee to help cover costs of updated materials, classoom projects, consumable materials, as well as seasonal projects, events and experiences.

Can you tell me more about your scholarship program?
Our scholarship program is designed to support families that want their children to attend the Butterfly House, but that would not be able to without financial assistance. Scholarships are granted as a percentage of annual tuition and typically fall within the 5-20% range. Please contact us to see what our scholarship program looks like this year. A scholarship application can be submitted in conjunction with an enrollment application after completing a program tour. 


Do you accept payments from DHS?
Yes, we are a listed DHS provider. Our provider number is CYZ00015.

How do I schedule a tour?
Thank you again for your interest in our program. You can schedule a tour by clicking the button below. 

If additional questions, comments, or concerns arise, we welcome you to contact us directly:

Nicole Edney - Director/Head Teacher :    (916) 807-1569

Bree Petty - Administrator:    (541) 218-1913



About Us

Contact Us

The Butterfly House Montessori Preschool is a private preschool committed to empowering children to live happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

The Butterfly House Montessori Preschool 
105 W Main St
Talent, OR 97540
Phone: 541-512-2359

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