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Tuition & Fees 2018-2019

Montessori Early School

Pre-Primary and Primary (Ages 2 and 3)
  • 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. - $11,850 Pre-Primary; $12,400 Primary

  • 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. - $14,200 Pre-Primary; $14,950 Primary

  • School Year Extended Day (8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) - $16,000 Pre-Primary; $16,500 Primary

  • Year-Round Extended Day (8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) - $17,900 Pre-Primary; $18,400 Primary

Transitional Kindergarten (Ages 4 - 5)
  • 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. - $16,000

  • School Year Extended Day (8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) - $17,500

  • Year-Round Extended Day (8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) - $19,150

Montessori Kindergarten (8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) - $17,350

Lower School (Kindergarten-4th Grade)

  • Kindergarten (8:15 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.) - $17,350

  • 1st - 4th Grades (8:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) - $19,300

Middle School

  • 5th - 8th Grades (8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) - $20,200

Please note:

  • 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:

  • Kindergarten - 8th Grade (3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.) - $3,300

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:

  • Room Parent Activity Fee of $100.00 per student

  • Technology Fee for 4th - 8th Grades of $150.00 per student

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, FLIK Independent School Dining.

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.

Affording Charlotte Prep

Learn about tuition assistance, including the Edward Ritter Scholarship.