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Admission & Tuition

Admission & Registration

Eligibility

  • 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

Alumni families

Siblings of alumni are given preference

Current families

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

New families

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

  • A non-refundable deposit equal to one month's tuition, plus a one-time $150 placement fee, is paid to secure your child's placement; the deposit is applied to your May tuition payment.

2024-25 Tuition

  • Tuition is paid in the Fall and Spring terms. The Fall term tuition installment is due on 8/1/23. The Spring term tuition installment is due on 12/15/23. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a 10-month payment plan.

  • A non-refundable deposit equal to one month's tuition, plus a one-time $150 placement fee for new families, is paid to secure your child's placement; the deposit is applied to your May tuition payment.

Program

Tuition

Early Bird Drop-off

for ages 3-5

Monday through Friday

8:30am

$65 per month

(each day)

Two year old morning program

Monday and/or Tuesday and/or Wednesday and/or Thursday, 8:45 - 11:45am

$295 per month

(each day)

Three year old morning program

Tuesday / Thursday 9am - 12pm

$530 per month

Three year old Explorer's program

Monday and/or Wednesday and/or Friday 

9am - 12pm

$260 per month

(each day)

4's Pre-K morning program

Monday / Wednesday / Friday 9am - 12pm

$745 per month

4's Pre-K Explorer's program

Tuesday and/or Thursday 9am - 12pm

$260 per month

(each day)

Afternoon Explorers

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and/or Friday

12pm-3pm

$260 per month

(each day)

Contact us for information about our scholarship program!

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