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
Half day $30 Full day $45
10% sibling discount
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
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 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.
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 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.
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.