Preschool Fees and Tuition

How much do I pay to apply and enroll my child at Salamander School and what methods of payment are accepted?

Now accepting applications for the 2-day* Preschool Classes which start September 5th for 2024-25 school year ending May 20, 2025. Child must be 3 by the start of class. *(1-day, 3-day or 4-day class subject to availability)

To apply you will need to send your application and pay a nonrefundable application fee of $100.

To enroll your child in a Preschool dropoff class after acceptance, sign the tuition contract and pay a non-refundable enrollment fee of $565 in order to reserve your child's place in the class.

Tuition Payment for the 2-day program (Monday & Friday OR Tuesday & Thursday) from September 5, 2024 - May 20, 2025:

  •   • nine monthly payments of $565 each paid by the 24th of June through Dec. 2024 and 22nd of January & February 2025

Summer Sessions

To apply for a 1 or 2 week Summer Session your child must be between 3 to 6 years old by start of class. Pay the $100 application fee. Summer dates are on the application form. 2 week class options are 2-day (4 classes, 2 per week) or 4-day (8 classes, 4 per week). 1 week class options are 2-day (2 classes) or 4-day (4 classes), some 3-day per week options. Tuition is nonrefundable and due by March 22nd for first two sessions and by April 22nd for any additional sessions.

To apply for Summer Sessions, please go to the Application page.

Tuition is not refundable. If you have a family change after payment is made, inform the school and an effort will be made to sell your child's spot to another family on the waitlist, minus fees of 25%.

Salamander Nature Awareness School accepts personal checks, cashier's checks, cash, and online credit card payments. (NOTE: You pay the fees for online transactions.) Once enrolled, online bank transfer is available.

Any payments to Salamander School can now be made online with a credit card. Use this link to make credit card payments.

Salamander School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

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Use our application form to enroll.

Children are learning, by the time they are three or four, just how useful, satisfying, and admirable it is to be curious...

-- Susan Engel, "The Hungry Mind: The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood"