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Thank you for your interest in The Discovery School at the Bay Area Discovery Museum.


Application Process for Toddler & Parent Exploration

  1. Interested families should fill out and submit an Application Form for the Toddler & Parent Exploration program. You can Click here for application and application instructions.
  1. The application asks for basic family information as well as questions to help us get to know your child and family. This allows us to create programs that inspire each child in the class.
  1. In the application form, select which session you are interested in: Tuesday or Thursday.
  1. Once the application form is completed, please email it to Elisa Pagliarulo, Enrollment Coordinator & Lead Educator, at epagliarulo@badm.org.
  1. Upon receiving completed applications, families can expect to receive an email response with an offer letter or waitlist update.
  1. Admitted families will receive a Tuition Contract along with their offer letter. Families have 7 days to sign and return the contract with tuition payment.

Note: Once enrolled in the Toddler & Parent Exploration program, re-enrollment priority is given for the following sessions.

If you have any questions, please contact Elisa Pagliarulo, Enrollment Coordinator & Lead Educator, at epagliarulo@badm.org.


Apply for the 2017/2018 Preschool School Year

The deadline to apply for the 2017/2018 preschool class is February 15, 2017.
*We do accept applications past our deadline. We keep all applications on file and contact waitlisted families as placement becomes available. 

Application Process for Preschool

  1. Interested families should fill out and submit a Preschool Application Form for The Discovery School and submit the $50 application fee. You can download the Preschool Application Form here.
  1. The application asks for basic family information as well as questions to help us get to know your child and family. Our aim is to inspire each child enrolled in our school, and in doing so, we work closely with our families.
  2. Once the application form is completed, please email it to Elisa Pagliarulo, Enrollment Coordinator & Lead Educator, at epagliarulo@badm.org.
  3. Upon submitting the completed application, please submit the $50 application fee by check. Please write it to: The Discovery School at the Bay Area Discovery Museum. Please mail checks to: The Discovery School at Bay Area Discovery Museum, 557 McReynolds Road, Sausalito, CA 94965. To use PayPal, please fill in the TDS Application Fee box below and click ‘Add to Cart.’
  4. Upon receiving completed applications, families can expect to receive an email acceptance or waitlist letter.
  5. Admitted families will receive a Tuition Contract along with their offer letter. Families have 10 days to sign and return the contract along with the tuition deposit to reserve their spot for the school year.
  6. Families on the waitlist will receive notification of their acceptance, and they will have 10 days to sign and return the contracts along with the tuition deposit.

If you have any questions, please contact Elisa Pagliarulo, Enrollment Coordinator & Lead Educator, at epagliarulo@badm.org.


School Tours

Schedule a tour of The Discovery School to learn more about our curriculum and enrollment process. Contact Elisa Pagliarulo, Enrollment Coordinator & Lead Educator, at epagliarulo@badm.org to set up a tour.