Admission & Registration
For the three year old programs: the child will be three years old by 1 November of that school year
For the Pre-K programs: the child will be at least four years old by 1 November of that school year
Children must be potty trained
Parents can fulfill the participation requirements
Siblings of alumni are given preference
Current students are guaranteed space in the following year's program if they complete all necessary forms by the due dates and have completed their participation commitments for the current year
Our school year closely follows the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) calendar. Registration for each school year begins in November
Enrollment fees and deposits
$65 non-refundable application fee due with submission of Application form
$175 non-refundable placement fee when you accept a spot in our program
A one month tuition deposit is due at placement. The deposit is applied to your May tuition installment. It is non-refundable, including where your child does not attend as planned
Annual tuition is paid in ten equal monthly installments in the amounts indicated below.
Payments are due on the 1st of each month from August to May.
A non-refundable deposit equal to one month's tuition is paid at registration and is applied to your May installment.
Families who sign up for both the morning and afternoon programs (same child, same day) will receive a 5% discount on the afternoon program tuition rate*
* With 5% discount applied to the afternoon program tuition, the full day rates are as follows:
Tuesday / Thursday morning 3YO + mixed age afternoon program: $858 per month
Monday / Wednesday / Friday Pre-K morning + afternoon program: $1,287 per month