Montessori Early School Tuition
Pre-Primary and Primary (Ages 2 and 3)
8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. - $11,500 Pre-Primary; $12,000 Primary
8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. - $13,800 Pre-Primary; $14,500 Primary
School Year Extended Day (8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) - $15,550 Pre-Primary; $16,000 Primary
Year-Round Extended Day (8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) - $17,400 Pre-Primary; $17,900 Primary
Transitional Kindergarten (Ages 4 - 5)
8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. - $15,500
School Year Extended Day (8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) - $17,000
Year-Round Extended Day (8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) - $18,600
Montessori Kindergarten (8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) - $16,860
Lower School (Kindergarten-4th Grade)
Kindergarten (8:15 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) - $16,860
1st - 4th Grades (8:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) - $18,750
Before School Care is available beginning at 7:30 a.m. for all divisions at no additional charge.
We provide complimentary care for younger students who have older siblings with a later dismissal time.
We are proud to offer a 3% sibling discount when applicable.
Other Fees and Services
After School Care: Charlotte Preparatory School offers an enriching program for K - 8th grade after their academic day ends. Families may participate on an annual or drop-in basis. Fees are noted below:
Drop-in After School Care is available for $18.00/hour.
Annual Program Fees: Below lists additional fees that will be assessed at the beginning of each school year:
Other fees associated with athletics, fine arts, and class trips are assessed as needed.
Application Fee: A $90 non-refundable fee is required at the beginning of the admissions process.
Assessment Fee: Depending on the grade level, applications for Kindergarten - 8th Grade include either an academic or a cognitive assessment. These assessments are administered through a partnership with outside professionals. A separate fee ($175-$200) is payable directly to the psychologist or testing professional.
Hot Lunch Program: Charlotte Preparatory School has a commercial kitchen and dining room to serve a healthy, hot lunch. Lunch selections and payments are made directly through our partner, WT Cafe.
One-time New Family Commitment Fee: Over the years, many families have built our school through their investment of time and resources. When you join the Charlotte Preparatory School Family, you are beginning your investment into this very special educational community. The New Family Commitment Fee is an expression of your commitment to educating your child at Charlotte Preparatory School through the 8th Grade. We require new families to submit this one-time payment of $1,000 upon signing their first tuition contract with Charlotte Preparatory School.
Tuition Down Payment: Upon acceptance to Charlotte Preparatory School, a non-refundable $1,700 down payment, accompanied by a signed contract, secures an academic placement for an eligible student. This deposit is then credited to the overall tuition.
Tuition Payment Processor: Charlotte Preparatory School provides full payment or monthly payment processing through FACTS Management.
Tuition Refund Plan: The Tuition Refund Plan (TRP) ensures a partial refund of remaining tuition in the event of a withdrawal. This plan (approximately 2.1 percent of tuition cost) is required unless the full annual fees are paid by May 1, in which case the plan is elective.