Tuition & Fee Schedule

2018-2019 Programs, Tuition & Fees 

Application Fees and Deposit

One-time Application Fee $100.00 for one child; $200 for family

New Student Enrollment Deposit $250.00

Early Childhood Program

Apple Blossom Parent-Child Playgroup Tuition  

6-week session, 1 morning/week     $120.00
7-week session, 1 morning/week     $140.00
8-week session, 1 morning/week    $160.00                                                        

Ages 2.5-6 Tuition

Half-day: 8:30am-12:30pm / Full-day  M, T, W, F 8:30am-3:25pm and Th 8:30am-2pm

3 half days   $7,495.00     3 full days    $11,370.00
4 half days   $8795.00      4 full days    $12,340.00
5 half days   $10,095.00   5 full days    $13,200.00                                                                                                            

Early Childhood Hot Lunch Program

3 days    $340.00/annual
4 days    $455.00/annual
5 days    $565.00/annual                                                                                                                 

Hot lunch is billed on a monthly basis.

Grade School and Middle School                                                                                    

M, T, W, F 8:30am-3:25pm; TH 8:30am-2:00pm 

Note: Children must be six by June 1, 2018 to enter 1st grade. 


Grade 1-6    $13,970.00
Grade 7-8    $14,200.00                                                                                                                           

MWS collects tuition through FACTS Tuition Management June 2018 – May 2019.

Before and After School Care

Before School Care available Monday-Friday, 7:30-8:30am

One Child $5.00      Family $8.00

After School Care available Monday-Friday, 3:25-5:30pm; Thursday, 2-5:30pm

One Child   $8.00/hour    Family  $14.00/hour

Drop-in Rate (less than 24 hours notice)

One Child   $12.00/hour     Family $17/hour

Late Fee:  After 5:30pm, $5.00 for the first 5 minutes; $1.00 each additional minute

Enrichment Camp

Half day  $30    Full day  $45

10% sibling discount

Summer Camp

3 half days   $175/week    3 full-days   $215/week
4 half days   $190/week    4 full-days   $230/week
5 half-days   $205/week   5 full-days   $245/week

Additional Costs

Field  Trips

Grades 1-8 and Early Childhood Program: Occasional field trips at a minimal cost
Grades 3-8:  Overnight trips may be from 1-3 nights and the cost will be discussed with the parents as plans are being made

Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular sports, art, and music activities their own additional costs. Activities offered can include band (Grade 4 and up, fee-based), Nordic skiing (school-day, no extra fee), running club (offered most fall and spring terms, fee-based), and others.

Financial Assistance

Madison Waldorf School is committed to helping families afford the cost of a Waldorf education for their children. As part of this effort, MWS offers tuition adjustment and sibling discounts.

Tuition Adjustment

Tuition Adjustment is available to qualified families. Any family with a grade school student or any family with an early childhood student enrolled 4 or 5 full days may apply for tuition adjustment. We use FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment to help evaluate financial need. Please see the Tuition Adjustment Process for more information.

Sibling Discount

20% for a second child; 30% for a third child; 40% for a fourth child, etc. This discount is given automatically to all families who do not qualify for Tuition Adjustment. The sibling discount can be waived and the discount used as a tax-deductible donation for the Annual Giving Fund. This discount is given automatically to all families who do not qualify for Tuition Adjustment.