Childcare Fees

Before And After Child Care

Downtown Montessori Academy is a City of Milwaukee charter school. Children who reach age 3 or 4 by September 1st may enroll in our half-day Montessori program (8:45AM – 11:45AM). Children who reach age 5 or older by September 1st may enroll in our full-day Montessori program (8:45AM – 3:30PM). Tuition for these children is paid by public dollars. Before School care for all students is offered from 7:00 – 8:45AM. After School care is offered from 11:45AM – 6:00PM for 4 year olds and 3:30 – 6:00PM for K5 and up.

Downtown Montessori charges an annual $50 registration fee per family for childcare. We contract with Smart Tuition to manage the collection of all childcare fees charged to parents.

The Smart Tuition payment plans are listed below:

Plan M: 12 Payments (August – July)

Plan N: 11 Payments (September – July)

Plan Q: 4 Payments (August, November, February, May)

Plan S: 2 Payments (August & January)

Discounts:
5% Discount:   Plan S- 2 payments
2% Discount:   Selecting Automatic Debit
15% Discount: Additional child sibling (discount applied to least expensive schedule)

Please Note

  • All schedule changes must be made in the office and in advance
  • Children picked up late or dropped off early before your scheduled child care hours will be charged $10 for every 5 minutes or portion thereof. In addition, you must contact the school if you know you will be arriving late.
  • Students will be removed from childcare if payment is overdue by 30 days.

K3 Yearly Tuition

(All K3 Tuition includes “With Breaks”)

 

HALF DAY
(8:45-11:45)

FULL DAY
(8:45-3:30)

EXTENDED
(7:00-6:00)

5 DAYS

$5,100

$7,220

$8,100

K4 Before and After School Monthly Costs

 

CHILD CARE PM

(11:45-3:30)

CHILD CARE EXTENDED

(7:00-8:45, 11:45-6:00)

5 Days Without Breaks

$420

$500

5 Days With Breaks

$525

$600

K5 & Elementary Before and After School Monthly Costs

Monthly Costs
Without breaks

Days 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days
1 hour $60 $87 $100 $125
2 hours $116 $175 $198 $248
3 hours $174 $260 $297 $371

 

With breaks

Days 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days
1 hour $125 $155 $170 $200
2 hours $190 $256 $290 $342
3 hours $255 $357 $400 $480