Tuition

Tuition rates for the 2019-20 school year are:

  • 3 Day Morning Kindergarten M-W 9 - 12:45 $2700/year or $300/month

  • 3 Full Day Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade M-W 9 - 2:45 $3015/year or $335/month

  • 4 Full Day older Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade M-Th 9 - 2:45 $3600/year or $400/month

  • 5 Full Day 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade M-F 9 - 2:45 M-Th, F 9 - 2:00 we are closed 8 Fridays per school year $3825/year or $425/month

  • Village Thursday Class Ages 6 - 11 years 9 - 2:45 $945/year

  • Homeschool Coop 3rd - 5th Grade, $115/month for 2 days/week, $60/month for 1 day/week, 9 - 2:30 Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays

  • Friday Parenting Circle - Birth - age 5 offered for 6 Fridays fall and spring from 10 - 11:30 am $75/family per session. Some sliding fee options are available.

  • Friday Nature School drop off $125/10 Friday session 9:30 - 11:45 am, ages 3.5 - 6 years. Additional fee of $75/Fall session applies for extended day 11:45 - 2:00 pm or $10/time. Some sliding fee options are available.

  • Discount may apply if you register for both Parenting Circle and Nature Preschool

    We offer a 3% discount for siblings AND if you pay the entire year up front. Tuition is divided into 9 equal payments due on the 1st day of each month. A 12 month payment plan can be made available upon request. Paypal invoicing is used unless special arrangements are made.

Other fees include:

  • $25 one time registration fee/admin fee per child upon initial enrollment

  • $75 annual supplies fee for 3 - 5 day program

  • $35 annual supplies fee for Coop or Village Thursday Option

2019-20 Calendar

August 27 Parent Orientation and Social Painting 6:00 - 7:30 pm

August 28 Kindergarten Camp 10 - 11:30, Lunch and Silk Dyeing (K - 2nd) 11:30 - 1:00, First/Second Grade Camp and Homeschool Coop Activity 1:00 - 2:30

Session 1 – Harvest     Sept. 3 - Oct. 25 (8 weeks) Outdoor Immersion

Sept. 15th - Optional Lunch Basket Class offered - sliding fee $45- $60

*No School Oct 18 (MEA)

*Oct 24 Harvest Festival and Lantern Walk - evening

Parenting Circle - Sept 20, 27 and Oct 4, 11, 25 and Nov 1 for parents w/ages birth - 5

Nature Preschool drop off program - Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, for children ages 3.5 - 5 years

Session 2 – Solstice     Oct. 28 - Dec. 19 (8 weeks)

Nov. 4 - 8 Parent/teacher conferences after school

*No School Friday Nov 8 (conferences)

*No School Thursday Nov 28 and Friday Nov 29 (Thanksgiving)

Dec. 19 Solstice Festival - evening

Dec. 20 - Jan. 12 - Closed Winter Break

Nature Preschool held at Bemidji State Park Nov 15, 22 and Dec 6 and 13 - ages 3.5 - 5 years

Jan 6 - 9 *Optional “Winter Fairy and Folk tale Camp” Explore the Fairy and Folk tales of Northern cultures in Scandinavia and Russia all while winter skiing and snow shoeing at Bemidji State Park (additional fee of $120 for the 3 day camp from 9:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Session 3 – Hibernation     Jan. 13 - March 13 (9 weeks)

*No School Jan 20 (MLK Day)

*No School Friday Feb 14 (Long Weekend)

*No School Feb 17 (Presidents Day)

February 28 and March 6th - Puppetry and Circus Days, ages 3 - 5

March 12 Puppet Show and Class Play after school

Mar. 14 - 22 - Spring Break

Session 4 – Reawakening     Mar. 23 - May 21 (9 weeks)

**Outdoor Immersion begins April 20th

Apr. 6 - 10 Parent/teacher conferences after school

*No School April 10 (conferences)

*No School Friday May 1 - (All School May Faire and Peace Ceremony)

May 21 - Reawakening Festival/Rising Classes Ceremony

*No School May 25 (Memorial Day)

May 26 - 28 - Optional “Journey Camp” each day we visit different parks, going on treasure and scavenger hunts! (additional fee of $90 for the 3 day camp 9:30 am - 2:30 pm)

First/Second Grade - no school on the following Fridays:

Oct 18, Nov 8 and 29, Dec 20 (begin Winter Break), Feb 14, March 20 (Spring Break), April 10, May 1