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 2020-2021 school year for each of our program offerings.

Toddler Program

Ages 18 through 33 months

2 Days | Tuesday & Thursday 

3 Days | Monday, Wednesday & Friday

5 Days | Monday-Friday
Mornings (9-12) $  5,450 $  7,675 $  9,870
+ 1 afternoon (’til 3) $  6,750 $  8,975 $11,175
+ 2 afternoons (’til 3) $  7,975  $10,200  $12,400
+ 3 afternoons (’til 3)  $11,375  $13,575
+ 4 afternoons (’til 3)  $14,675
+ 5 afternoons (’til 3)    $15,875

Preschool Program

Ages 2.9 through 6 4 Days | Monday-Thursday 5 Days | Monday-Friday
Mornings (9-12) $7,500 $8,675
+ 2 afternoons (til 3) $10,450 $11,675
+ 3 afternoons (til 3) $11,525 $12,625
+ 4 afternoons (til 3) $12,700 $13,575
+ 5 afternoons (til 3) $14,750

Kindergarten

5 mornings + 4 afternoons (Monday-Thursday) 5 full days (9-3)
$13,775 $14,950
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

Toddler Program

We offer Happy Nappers from 12 – 1pm for children enrolled at NMS. Happy Nappers is available on a drop-in basis for $20/day.  If Happy Nappers is added as part of your child’s regular schedule, the fee is discounted to $15/day.

PreSchool

We offer 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.

All-School

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 or Happy Nappers 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

In light of the many changes we’ve had to put in place due to COVID-19, we are not in a position to offer financial aid for the 2020-2021 school year.