Admissions: Tuition

The fees for the 2022-2023 school year are as follows:

Monthly Preschool Tuition
Tuition is due the first day of the month, and can be pre-paid for all or part of the year. A one-month pre-paid tuition payment is required when contracts are signed for the following school year. This pre-payment is applied to the following year’s June tuition. The current tuition costs per class are as indicated:

  • Polar and Panda Bear (18 month olds/6 students per class): $280 per month ($2800 annually)
  • Beaver (2-3 year olds/8 students per class): $320 per month ($3200 annually)
  • Pony (2-3 year olds/8 students per class): $440 per month ($4400 annually)
  • Penguin (3-4 year olds/9 students per class): $440 per month ($4400 annually)
  • Dinosaur (4-5 year olds/16 students per class): $595 per month ($5950 annually)

Tuition Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded each year from the Janet Taylor Memorial Fund which was established in May 1972 in memory of a former Rock Spring Cooperative Preschool teacher. Inquiries should be made to the Treasurer ( or the Membership Committee ( Requests are kept confidential.​

Lunch Bunch Program (Not offered for Fall 2022)
There are three Lunch Bunch sessions held throughout the school year during the Fall, Winter, and Spring. The program is offered at least three days per week, although additional days may be added based on parent interest and teacher availability. Students bring their own lunch from home. The costs for the 2019-2020 year are listed below:
•Pre-registered students: $10/day
•Drop-in students: $12/day

​Summer Camp Program
Rock Spring Cooperative Preschool Summer Camp is for those currently enrolled at the school and who attended school the school year prior to the summer program.  Summer Camp information is distributed in late May to those currently enrolled and attending families.  Programs are offered based on availability and interest, and priority and cost are determined at the time of announcement.

Application & Enrollment Costs

Prospective Students
Returning Students

Application Fee

Registration Fee (yearly)
Materials Fee (yearly)

Prospective members pay a $36 application fee each time an enrollment application is submitted. This fee is per child and non-refundable. Once a family accepts a spot in our program, a one-time $45 registration fee is required per child.  

Returning members pay a $45 fee each year (per child) at the time registration forms are submitted.  All families pay a $150 materials fee in September to cover classroom materials, cleaning supplies, and covid safety equipment. Application, registration, and materials fees are non-refundable.