Tuition


Programs and Fees ~ 2017 - 2018 

The Montessori School offers an A.M.I. (Montessori) education to children ages 14 months through the sixth grade in the greater Fairfield County area.  A non-profit organization, the school seeks a representative community of students, welcoming a diversity of race, religion, and economic background.  

Program

Hours

Tuition

Toddler8:45 - Noon$19,840
Toddler Extended Day8:45 - 3:15$26,720
Primary Half Day8:45 - Noon$17,440
Primary Full Day8:45 - 3:15$24,500
Primary Extended 5 Days/week (Nappers)8:45 - 3:15$23,200
Primary Extended 4 Days/week (Nappers)8:45 - 3:15$22,060
Primary Extended 3 Days/week (Nappers)8:45 - 3:15$20,960
Elementary8:30 - 3:30$25,660
  Additional Activity Fee for each 6th Year student $600
Early Morning (Primary & Elementary)7:45 - 8:30$720
Late Day (+ Early Morning) Primary, Elem7:45 8:30+3:15-6:00$5,500

Programs and Eligibility

All children under age 5 are expected to attend 5 mornings a week, 8:45 am - Noon, without exception. Children age 5 and older are expected to enroll in the Full Day Program (8:45 am - 3:15 pm).  The Extended Day (Nappers) Program is available to younger children.

TODDLER students begin the program at approximately age 14-18 months.  At age 2½, Toddlers generally transition into a Primary classroom.

Beginning PRIMARY students must be between the ages of 2½ and 3½ unless transferring from an accredited Montessori school. PRIMARY students must be toilet-trained. The Primary Program is a progressive learning cycle which prepares the student for first grade.  Students are expected to stay for the full cycle.

ELEMENTARY students must be at least age 6 to begin the Elementary Program.  The Elementary students complete 3-year cycles at both the Lower and Upper Elementary levels.


Fees

Registration: There is an annual, non-refundable Tuition Deposit of $1,500 payable with the contract for each student to reserve a place in the school.

Enrollment Fees:  New Students Only:  A one-time non-refundable Enrollment fee of $2,300 (inclusive of tuition insurance required for all new students) is due upon signing the contract, in addition to the Tuition Deposit.

Occasional Use of Programs:  PRIMARY and ELEMENTARY students may use the Early Morning & Late Day programs for a drop-in fee on an occasional basis when space is available:  $5 for Early Morning; $36 for Late Day (3:15-6:00 pm) or, for a portion, $22 for first hour or if using this service between the conclusion of After School programs and 6:00 pm. TODDLER students may use the Toddler Extended Day ($45) or Toddler Lunch Program ($20) for less than 5 days/week at the discretion of the Directress.

Payment options on Smart Tuition:  

  • Full annual payment by 7/31
  • Four equal installments due 7/31, 9/30, 11/30 and 1/31 
  • Ten equal monthly installments due 7/31 through 4/30

Tuition Assistance


Tuition Assistance Program

The Montessori School seeks to assure economic diversity in our classrooms and to prevent any child enrolled in the School from having to leave due to a family fiscal crisis.  Application for tuition assistance takes place annually.  The Montessori School seeks to encourage racial, ethnic, religious, and economic diversity.  Preference is given in the distribution of financial assistance to students based on financial need.  Guidelines are as follows:

Criteria 

1. First priority is to continue support for families currently receiving assistance.

2. Second priority is to provide funds that enable families already enrolled in the school to stay with the school in the event of changing personal finances.

3. Third priority is to consider all other requests, including new families.

Tuition Assistance / Financial Aid Application Process

A private school, offering AMI Montessori education in Fairfield County, including Fairfield, Greenwich, Weston, Wilton and Stamford, since 1964.        

                 

Our Location

34 Whipple Road 

Wilton, CT 06897-4406 

203.834.0440 

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