6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday - Friday according to the published school calendar.
The school days are from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Application/Assessment Fee - $100
There is a $100 application fee for admittance of new students and returning students registered after May 17, 2013.
Supply Fee - $300
An annual supply fee of $300 per child is due at time of program acceptance. This fee is used to purchase expendable classroom supplies for the academic year. The supply fee will be prorated to $30 per month for students entering in January.
Initial Month of Enrollment - $600
New students entering the school will participate in an initial enrollment period to determine their readiness to participate in a Montessori-style learning program. The initial enrollment period consists of two classroom visits, the remainder of the initial month of enrollment, and a knowledge-based assessment. Parents will be required to attend a New Parent Meeting, an assessment review with the lead teacher, and an admissions meeting with the school director. The initial enrollment fee is considered as the first month's tuition and is applied towards the annual tuition.
Fees are non-refundable should your application for enrollment be withdrawn.
Annual Tuition - $6,000
Monthly installments are divided into 10 equal payments (August - May) and drafted on the 2nd of each month. Monthly accounts are collected ONLY by ACH electronic bank drafts. The first payment is due on August 2, 2013 and each month thereafter though May 2, 2014.
Summer Camps - $600
June 3 - 28, 2013
July 1 - 31, 2013
(A supply fee of $30 per month is included in the cost.)
During June and July, students will celebrate summer with creative-fun learning activities, including: arts and crafts, cooking, theater performances, music and movement, outdoor games and sports, water play, and field trips for elementary children. Summer Camps are an optional 7:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. service.
Monthly tuition payments are collected only through the ACH electronic bank draft system on the 2nd of each month. Insufficient funds are considered late and will be charged at the rate of 10% of the monthly payment. In addition, checks or bank drafts returned for insufficient funds will be charged $30 per return. Bank drafts returned must be brought current by the next business day to maintain student enrollment. Post dated checks are not accepted.
The following steps must be taken in the event you must withdraw your child from The Montessori Schools of Central Texas: 1. Submit a 30-day written notice to the school director along with a forwarding address, if moving. 2. A statement of your account balance will be mailed to your address reflecting balance due to fulfill your contractual agreement. 3. The person financially responsible has 10 days to pay the balance and close their account. 4. After account closure, a final statement will be mailed to the parent.
School programs are for five days per week, according to the published school calendar for a 10-month school term (August-May). Tuition and fees will remain the same for the entire academic year program. There will be no reduction of tuition or fees for absences, holidays, withdrawal, or disenrollment. Tuition paid in advance is non-refundable and will be counted as a tax-deductible donation to a non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization