Fee Schedule 2019-2020


Young Children’s Community
(18 months – 3 years)

2019 – 2020 Rates

4 Half Days
8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
$1,899 per month$18,990 per year
5 Half Days
8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
$2,119 per month$21,190 per year
4 Full Days
8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
$2,311 per month$23,110 per year
5 Full Days
8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
$2,616 per month$26,160 per year

Primary (3 – 6 years )

2019 – 2020 Rates

5 Half Days
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$1,883 per month$18,830 per year
5 Full Days
8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
$2,246 per month$22,460 per year

Before and after school care – $11.00 per hour.
Tuition rates for 7, 8 and 9 hours may be available.


Elementary (6 – 12 years )

2019 – 2020 Rates

Lower Elementary
(Levels 1 – 3)
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
$2,265 per month$22,650 per year
Science Camp Fee $17.50 per month $175 per year
Upper Elementary
(Levels 4 – 6)
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
$2,299 per month$22,990 per year
Science Camp Fee
$65 per month $650 per year

Elementary Before and After School Care – $9.00 per hour
Available at 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 to 5:30 p.m.


Junior High – Wavecrest (12 – 15 years)

2019 – 2020 Rates

8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.$2,508 per month$25,080 per year
Odyssey Fee
for annual trip
$75 per month$750 per year

Additional Fees for 2019 – 2020

Annual Enrollment Fee: $800 per child
Registration Fee: $500 per child
Tuition Insurance: $650 per child

10% reduction of total annual tuition for third and subsequent children.


Tuition Assistance

Approximately 40% of Santa Cruz Montessori families receive tuition assistance.

Our tuition assistance program is processed by FAST, a national organization that helps determines each family’s financial resources and make an award recommendation. The Tuition Assistance Committee makes awards based on the recommendations and available funds. Santa Cruz Montessori is committed to supporting economic diversity through this program.

We are currently accepting tuition assistance applications only for students in our elementary and junior high programs. In order to be considered for tuition assistance, you must have an enrollment application on file with the school. Download the enrollment application form on the How to Apply page or pick one up from the office.