Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

 

Preschool and Junior Kindergarten

Preschool is open 7:00 am until 6:00 pm.  Half day students are dismissed at 12:45 pm.

Preschool fees are divided into 9 monthly payments, due the first day of the month.

 

Full-Day students / 5 days a week w/AfterCare – $9,900/year or $1,100 monthly

Full Day Students / 5 days a week – $8,712/year or $968 monthly

Full Day Students / 3 days a week w/AfterCare – $6,318/year or $702 monthly

Full Day Students / 3 days a week – $5,616/year or $624 monthly

 

Half-Day Students / 5 days a week – $5,148/year or $572 monthly

Half-Day Students / 3 days a week – $3,396/year or $377 monthly

**Fees for all books and most supplies are included in tuition**

 

Drop In AfterCare

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm: $15

P/U by 4:30:  $7 (minimum charge)

 

Senior Kindergarten through 8th Grade $12,350/year

A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 is due with the Enrollment Agreement

and will be credited to tuition.  Balance of tuition is due July 1, 2017, or may

be paid according to the following monthly payment schedule (includes a 5% interest fee)

 

10 monthly payments (July 1, 2017 – April 1, 2018):  $1,192/monthly

12 monthly payments (July 1, 2017 – June 1, 2018):  $993/monthly

**Fees for all books and most supplies are included in tuition**

Additional Fees:

Technology Fee for Sr. Kindergarten – 8th Grade: $300

Hardware Fee for 1:1 Technology Rent-to-Own (3rd – 8th) are billed in the fall

Milk, Lunches, Mandarin, Sports Camps (optional), Periodic Field Trips

After School Care  3:30 pm – 6:00 pm: $15 flat fee OR Pick Up by 4:30 pm: $7 minimum charge

 

Activity Fund deposits are optional but they do allow for payment of small fees like Milk,   Mandarin, etc. at your discretion.

Please see Business Officer Joni Klosterman to set up / fund your Activity Fund.

 

KEY POINTS OF KCDS TUITION POLICY

 

Sibling Discount

Kalamazoo Country Day School offers tuition discounts for families with multiple children attending the school:

  1. 100% Tuition for the oldest child at the school
  2. 80% Tuition for any additional child (20% Discount)

 

Should the oldest child leave the school prior to the end of the school year, the tuition for the second child will be increased to the 100% rate.

  

Military Discount

KCDS is offering all Military Families a tuition discount starting at 10%.

 

 Community Ambassadors – Referral Discount

When you refer a new student who qualifies, applies, is accepted, and enrolls at KCDS, you will receive a $500 reduction in tuition for each student. (Policy Guidelines apply)

 

Financial Assistance

Financial aid is available and is granted on a basis of need. For privacy reasons, the school uses an outside service to review application forms and determine eligibility. If interested, please go to http://sss.nais.org/.  If circumstances change during the school year, contact the HOS.  Financial Aid may be extended to up to 20 students and/or the specified total dollar amount that KCDS has escrowed for financial aid. It is offered per % discounts at three tiers: 10% discount, 25% discount, and 50% discount.

 

* LATE FEES WILL BE CHARGED ON ALL OVERDUE ACCOUNTS AT A RATE OF 2% PER MONTH HAVING AN OVERDUE BALANCE.  PAYMENTS WILL BE INCREASED BY 2.5% FOR CREDIT CARD USERS TO OFFSET FEES THE CARD COMPANY CHARGES KCDS.*