Childcare Hourly Rates

  • Childcare payments processed Monday for the current week.
  • A contract of hours/ minimum payment required at the time of registration for the academic school year. Contracted hours will not apply during the summer.

Tuition Express

  • All families are required to complete a tuition express form for automatic payment on accounts using credit, checking or savings.


2-Year-Olds

  • Part-Time Rate—(1-29 hours per week)—$4.50/hour
  • Full-Time Rate—(30 + hours per week)—$4.20/hour
  • Drop-In Rate—(Applied when the student attends on an irregular basis.)—$6.75/hour

 


3-Year-Olds—Hourly Rate **

  • Part Time Rate– (1-29 hours per week)–$4.30/hour
  • Full Time Rate — (30 + hours per week)–$3.90/hour
  • Drop-In Rate-(Applied when the student attends on an irregular basis.)-$6.75/hour

 


4-5-Year-Olds—Hourly Rate **

  • Part Time Rate– (1-29 hours per week)–$4.25/hour
  • Full Time Rate — (30 + hours per week)–$3.85/hour
  • Drop-In Rate-(Applied when the student attends on an irregular basis.)-$6.75/hour
  • **Includes school-aged students.
  • **A 15-hour minimum will apply to school-age children throughout the summer and to all children who do not attend the center year round.

Preschool Fees

  • Payments are processed Monday after the first of the month.  

 


2/3-Year-Old Fees

  • 8:30am -11:30am
  • 2 days—$150.00/month (Tuesday, Thursday)
  • 3 days—$200/month (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • 5 days—$270/month
  • **If children attend the center 30+ hours per week, then the monthly preschool fee is not charged. The full-time hourly rate is applied to all hours.
  • **All hours accumulated during the preschool time are applied toward total hours per week.

4-Year-Old Fees

  • AM Class 8:30-11:30/ PM Class 12:30-3:30
  • 4 days – Free (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)-covered by the Iowa Department of Education “Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program”.
  • Out of state resident/5 year old (as of Sept. 15) $355/month
  • 5 Days—Includes the above free days and Friday as a paid option at $60/month
  • **All hours accumulated during preschool time are applied toward total hours per week.
  • **Children attending 30+ hours will be charged full-time rate for wrap around.

Other Information

  • Center hours are from 6:30 AM-5:30 PM.
  • If you exceed your contracted hours, you will be charged accordingly for those hours on the following week’s billing (Over Contract Amount).
  • The part-time rate will be applied if you exceed your contracted hours.
  • A one-hour minimum will be charged to students that are attending preschool only and are dropped off or picked up outside of the preschool hours.

Other Fees and Charges

  • Childcare Registration fee—A $50.00 one-time, non-refundable fee per child is due upon initial registration to the center.
  • Lunch fee—$2.95/day
    • This fee includes lunch as well as morning and afternoon snacks for children who attend more than 5 hours/wk for childcare.
    • Our meals are provided by Hy-Vee.
    • A registered dietician created the menu. A registered dietician created the menu.
  • Snack fee—$1.00 /day
    • Applies to students who attend 5 hours or less childcare/week.
  • Returned checks—$30.00 fee
  • Past Due balances—$10.00 weekly on balances 14 days past due.
    • After two concurrent late fees have been applied, service may be discontinued until the balance is paid in full.
  • Late schedules—$10.00 fee will be charged for schedules turned in late, if applicable (summer schedules) after 12 PM on Wednesday for the following week.

Non-School Days/Early Release from School

  • We will be providing care to school-aged children on non-school days during the school year and summer. You will need to sign your child up by the Wednesday of the week prior to be sure that we are staffed accordingly.
  • The center is not responsible for transporting students from school to the center.
  • Students will be charged the part-time 4/5 year old rate for this service ($4.25/hour).

Summer Care

  • Students will be charged the hourly rate (no preschool fees apply).
  • A 15 hour minimum will apply to school-aged children each week throughout the summer as well as children who do not attend year round.
  • Parents will be expected to guarantee hours the Wednesday of the week prior to be sure that we are staffed accordingly.
  • Payment is processed Monday each week.
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