Friends Center is committed to making quality early childhood education an option for all families, regardless of their income. Friends Center has a sliding scale tuition, paticipates in the School Readiness Program and accepts Care 4 Kids funding. Families pay based on their income levels.
Upon your child’s acceptance into the program, FCFC will provide a Tuition and Cooperative Agreement with your enrollment paperwork. This stipulates the total annual cost and serves as acceptance of the financial obligations and terms of enrollment. Friends Center for Children’s rates are based on a year-round, full-day education program.
Infant and Toddler tuition for the 2015-2016 school year is $18,700. Due to our sliding scale families pay based on 12% of their gross family income. Children are in the Infant/Toddler group if they are under two-years and nine months. Two-year-olds who turn three between January and August of the school year will be enrolled as toddlers.
Preschool tuition for tuition for the 2015-2016 school year is $16,500. Due to our sliding scale families pay based on 12% of their gross family income. Preschoolers are ages three – five. Two-year-olds who turn three in September - December of the new school year will be enrolled in the Preschool program.
Tuition is calculated on an annual basis and does not vary based on school closings for holidays or inclement weather. Monthly payments are calculated based on 11 monthy payments. A deposit of one month's tuition is required prior to the school year. This deposit will be returned in full at the end of your child's enrollment if all obligations of your parent contract have been met.