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 non-refundable $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: 10 Payments (August – May)

Plan N: 9 Payments (September – 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 Rates

(All K3 Rate includes “With Breaks”)

HALF DAY
(8:45-11:45)

FULL DAY
(8:45-3:30)

EXTENDED
(7:00-6:00)

5 DAYS

$5,355

$7,80

$8,505

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

$440

$525

5 Days With Breaks

$550

$630

K5 & Elementary Before and After School Monthly Costs

Monthly Costs
Without breaks

Days 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days
1 hour $62 $86 $102 $135
2 hours $118 $178 $202 $253
3 hours $178 $265 $303 $378

 

With breaks

Days 2 days 3 days 4 days 5 days
1 hour $128 $158 $174 $204
2 hours $194 $261 $296 $349
3 hours $260 $364 $410 $490