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Information for New Families

Registration Documents Needed at Enrollment:

In addition to completing the online packet that was emailed, families must also provide the following documents:

  • Copy of Parent/guardian photo ID.
  • Copy of Child’s birth certificate.
  • Copy of Child’s Social Security card
  • Immunizations records or notarized Exemption Affidavit.
  • Proof of residency within the geographic boundary of Williamson County, Texas, in the form of a utility bill, etc.


Families of PreK students should note the documentation needed at this link:


School Hours: 7:50 AM – 3:20 PM Daily

Arrival begins at 7:30 AM. All students must be dropped off at the entrances in accordance with the arrival procedures. Arrival and dismissal procedures and routes can be found below. Please note that the routes are different/reversed.


Pickup at the 3:15 carline requires a car line card, which will be provided by the office.


Important Attendance Information

If your student is enrolled in Goodwater Montessori School their attendance is compulsory – this means that students must attend every day and for the entire length of their school day. Even those who are enrolled in the PreKindergarten program must attend every day (unless they are ill) or they risk losing their spot in the school. Please do not schedule travel or vacation during school hours. Goodwater is a public school and must abide by the school attendance laws of the State of Texas. The School Calendar can be found HERE.


Lunch Information

Goodwater offers a daily hot lunch option for all students. Please note that the deadline for ordering hot lunch is Sunday before midnight for the following week. Students may also bring their lunch daily. Please keep in mind we have communities that are nut-free. If you are not sure if your community is a nut-free community, please reach out to your guide. All lunches are eaten in the classrooms as part of the Montessori model.

See this link for more hot lunch information, including free and reduced applications.

My Meals: Ordering Lunch

After School Enrichment

Goodwater offers an After School Enrichment program daily from dismissal at 3:20 PM until 6 PM.  Online registration on the website is here:



Supply Lists and Other Needs

All students will be responsible for supplying their personal mask, a water bottle, and a lunch from home unless you are ordering lunch at school. The PreK-3 students will need to bring nap items.

Parent Communications

We send a weekly School Newsletter to all Families Additionally, each Guide will send emails to their families with information specific to that Community.

We do our very best to keep all information on the website current and for the information to be comprehensive and useable. Please get to know and refer to the website if you have questions – if you have additional questions please do not hesitate to email us at [email protected]

Please join us by subscribing to our weekly email family newsletter.  Click on this link to subscribe:

We also use Facebook,

Remind- download the Remind app for free and our code is @goodwat

Twitter- @wilcogoodwater


Translation Procedures


School Handbook

This handbook contains important information such as the Montessori information, Dress Code, acceptable lunch items, Code of Conduct, etc. It can be found on the website here:


School and Family Agreement

Goodwater Montessori School Montessori School is a learning community that seeks to educate the whole child. We take our commitment to serving not only children enrolled in the School but the entire family seriously. Children thrive when home and school work in harmony, with both environments sharing the same educational values and expectations. Choosing to attend Goodwater means families agree to a set of expectations related to the school’s mission, operating principles, and policies. Those principles and policies are described here.