Newburyport Montessori School offers programs for children ages 18 months through 6 years old. Children may attend NMS for a minimum of 2 half days per week (9-12) to 5 full days per week (9-3). Additionally, we offer both before- and after-care to support the needs of families within our Montessori community. Before-care begins as early as 7:30, and after-care extends til 5:30.
The below fee schedules reflect the annual tuition for the 2019-2020 school year for each of our program offerings.
|Ages 18 through 33 months||2 Days||3 Days||4 Days||5 Days|
|Ages 2.9 through 6||3 Days | Tuesday-Thursday||4 Days | Monday-Thursday||5 Days | Monday-Friday|
|+ 2 afternoons (til 3)||$8,800||$9,700||$11,000|
|+ 3 afternoons (til 3)||$9,800||$11,200||$12,250|
|+ 4 afternoons (til 3)||$12,450||$13,000|
|+ 5 afternoons (til 3)||$13,800|
|5 mornings + 3 afternoons (M-W)||5 full days (9-3)|
Student fees include an activity fee and a materials fee. The activity fee is $75 and is used for field trips and special events. The materials fee is $75 for part-time classes and $100 for the five morning class. An additional $50 materials fee is required for children in the Extended Day Kindergarten program.
Childcare is offered from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM and from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM each day. Childcare is billed monthly at the rate of $12/hour for one child and $16/hour for two children in the same family.
Lunch and/or Afternoon Sessions
We offer a Lunch Bunch from 12-1pm for children enrolled at NMS. Lunch Bunch is available on a drop-in basis for $20/day. If Lunch Bunch is added as part of your child’s regular schedule, the fee is discounted to $15/day.
Drop-in afternoon (12:00-3:00) sessions are $45/day.
If you would like your child to stay on a particular day, or if you would like to add Lunch Bunch on a regular basis, please contact the office.
Tuition, less deposit, may be paid in one of the following ways:
- One payment – Tuition is discounted $100 per family if received by July 1, 2019.
- Two payments – July 1, 2019 and November 1, 2019.
- Ten monthly payments via Smart Tuition – July 1, 2019 thru April 1, 2020. Information regarding this plan is available through our office.
Limited financial aid is available on the basis of demonstrated need.