Tuition

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.

Toddler Program

Ages 18 through 33 months 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days
Mornings (9-12) $  5,300 $  7,450 $  8,500 $  9,580
+ 1 afternoon (’til 3) $  6,600 $  8,750 $  9,800 $10,880
+ 2 afternoons (’til 3) $  7,800  $  9,950 $11,000  $12,080
+ 3 afternoons (’til 3) $  9,000  $11,150 $12,200  $13,280
+ 4 afternoons (’til 3) $10,200  $12,350 $13,400  $14,480
+ 5 afternoons (’til 3) $11,500  $13,650 $14,700  $15,780

Preschool Program

Ages 2.9 through 6 3 Days | Tuesday-Thursday 4 Days | Monday-Thursday 5 Days | Monday-Friday
Mornings (9-12) $6,600 $7,300 $8,500
+ 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

Kindergarten

5 mornings + 3 afternoons (M-W) 5 full days (9-3)
$12,350 $13,900
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
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 $18/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 $48/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 Payments

Tuition, less deposit, may be paid in one of the following ways:

  1. One payment – Tuition is discounted $100 per family if received by July 1, 2019.
  1. Two payments – July 1, 2019 and November 1, 2019.
  1. Ten monthly payments via Smart Tuition – July 1, 2019 thru April 1, 2020.  Information regarding this plan is available through our office.
Financial Aid
Limited financial aid is available on the basis of demonstrated need.