Tuition, Fees & Subsidies

Tuition for 2017-2018 School Year


2-Year-Old Program
  • 2TT: 2 mornings per week (Tuesday and Thursday) – $160 / month
  • 2MWF: 3 mornings per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) – $205 / month
  • 2MTWTF Full time: 5 mornings per week – $365 / month
3-Year-Old Program
  • 3TT: 2 mornings per week (Tuesday and Thursday) – $160 / month
  • 3MWF: 3 mornings per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) – $215 / month
  • 3MTWTF Full time: 5 mornings per week – $375 / month
School Readiness Program (3-year-olds)
  • SR_MW: 2 afternoons per week – $170 / month
  • SR_TT: 2 afternoons per week – $170 / month
  • SR_MTWT: 4 afternoons per week – $270 / month
Kinders Program (4 and 5-year-olds)
  • Kinders:
    • 4 afternoons per week – $270 / month
Step-by-Step Program (3 to 5-year-olds)
  • Step-by-Step:
    • 3 afternoons per week – $510 / month
Extended Hours Morning Program
  • ExtHrsTT: adds 8:30am drop off & 12pm (noon) pickup to 2 mornings per week (Tuesday and Thursday) – $50 / month
  • ExtHrsMWF: adds 8:30am drop off & 12pm (noon) pickup to 3 mornings per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) – $75 / month
  • ExtHrsMTWTF Full time: adds 8:30am drop off & 12pm (noon) pickup to 5 mornings per week – $125 / month
  • Drop-in Extended Hours: adds 8:30am drop off & 12pm (noon) pickup to a single day, when spaces are available – $10 / day

Discount for multiple children:
Members who have more than one child enrolled in the school at the same time will be given a 10% discount on the program tuition(s) of the child(ren) with the lesser  tuition(s).

Other Fees


Membership Fee:
A non-refundable family membership fee of $180 is due the date of registration. A payment plan of $80 one time fee & additional fee of $10/month is available upon request.

Step-by-Step family membership fee is $80.

 

Duty Day Opt Out:
Choosing this option allows a family to register in a class with duty days (morning programs) while being exempt from duty day responsibilities. This fee is added to your monthly tuition amount:

  • 2TT – $45/month
  • 2MWF – $55/month
  • 2MTWTF – $100/month
  • 3TT – $30/month
  • 3MWF – $40/month
  • 3MTWTF – $70/month

 

Volunteer opt out fees (paid in two installments, Sept 1 and Feb 1):
Choosing this option allows a family to be exempt from all volunteer responsibilities, except for duty days. There are limited spaces available per year and they are on a first-come, first-served basis.  $300 (two payments of $150 on Sept 1st and Feb 1st).

Subsidies


City of Ottawa Children’s Services has limited funds available for families who require financial assistance. Call 613-580-9696 for more information, or visit City of Ottawa: Daycare Fee Assistance Program.