2019-20 TUITION
GRADES 1–7

Schedule: 8:35am to 3:15pm
5 full days: $17,900*
Application Fee: $75
Deposit: $500, applied toward tuition
Supplies Fee: $400 per child
Strings Fee: $1,000 per child (starting at 5th grade)

*Please see 2019-20 tiered tuition plan below.

Enrollment for returning students closes on March 15th

We understand that families are doing their best to meet tuition requirements. These programming fees are non-negotiable and are separate from tuition expenses. Payments can be made in installments.These fees are necessary to ensure we offer quality programming we are committed to providing.


2019-2020 TUITION
MIXED AGE NURSERY & KINDERGARTEN
EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM

Morning Program: 8:45am to 12:30pm
5 mornings: $10,900
4 mornings: $9,600

Application Fee: $75
Deposit: $500, applied toward tuition
Supplies Fee: $400 per child

Afternoon Program: 12:30 to 2:45pm
Available for students enrolled in the morning program.

 5 afternoons: $3,500
 4 afternoons: $2,800
 3 afternoons: $2,100
 2 afternoons: $1,400
 1 afternoon:  $700


Community Supported Education Income-based Tiered Tuition Contribution 2019-2020 Academic Year

 

CSE Meetings

  • If you would like to schedule a meeting to discuss your family’s financial contribution for the 2019-2020 school year, please schedule time on our calendar.

  • Please note that meetings can be scheduled between now and March 15th, 2019. No CSE meetings for returning families will be held after that date.

  • Before your meeting, please be sure to upload all of your financial documentation to TADS.

  • We ask that in two-parent families, both parents attend this meeting.

  • Tuition agreements will be awarded between March and April for families looking to make a modified tuition contribution.

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“With all the noise, demands, and chaos of the modern world, it can be easy to lose hope and become discouraged. However, when I see the bright, shining, thriving children before me on a daily basis, I have hope and am encouraged for the future.”
— Kieran Riley, Farming and Gardening Teacher
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COMMUNITY SUPPORTED EDUCATION (CSE)

Moving from Tuition toward Family Contribution

At Primrose Hill School, we believe that the innovative education we provide should be available to all families who value it, regardless of their financial circumstances. We believe that full economic diversity is necessary to be effective in our mission for social change, acceptance, and inclusion.

Our Community Supported Education (CSE) initiative aims to shift education out of the economic realm and into its rightful place in the sphere of culture. We are letting go of the paradigm of independent schooling as a “fee for services” model. The CSE approach strives to cultivate a positive and conscious relationship with our collective resources, financial and otherwise, promoting awareness of the needs and gifts of each member of our community. Community Supported Education requires that we trust in each other to contribute to the best of our ability. All the resources we need to thrive are already present, if we as a community choose to be collectively responsible for the maintenance and growth of our school. 

Every year, all families enrolling at Primrose Hill School will meet with the CSE Committee. While we encourage parents to hold this education very high on their list of financial priorities, families are not asked to make a financial commitment beyond their means. In contrast, families who are able are encouraged to contribute beyond the suggested amount. A dedicated fund for Access and Inclusion has also been established to ensure a diverse and vibrant community.

We look forward to the opportunity to meet with you and learn more about your family.

Warmly,
The Community Supported Education Committee