Tuition & Financial Facts

The school was built upon a belief that TKG would be accessible and inclusive.

Every student’s tuition covers teacher salaries plus health benefits, classroom materials, community education, and location rent and we also ask for fundraising and donations to help us bridge the operational expenses.  All families will incur additional expenses in the form of extracurricular activities, supplemental classroom materials, and community events. Tuition covers the school year beginning soon after the Labor Day holiday and ending the second week of June. Learn more at this link: 2022-23 Moderated Tuition Overview


We believe our educational environment should be the norm but until then, we must each make the commitment and sacrifice to support schools like TKG. Tuition is very low compared to typical private schools but then, we’re not trying to be your typical private school. Approximately half of our operating budget goes to the instructional program (compared to the NAIS* average of 43%). Our income categories include Tuition/Fees (82%) with donations and fundraising making up the rest. Families are asked to make up the gap (announced at the beginning of the school year) of tuition to the operating cost per student with a donation. You won’t find TKG’s safe, nurturing, and whole-person education experience – and such low ratios – anywhere else.

TUITION RATES from September through June 2023
  • Full Time Elementary (M-F, 9-1) $10,658

ADDITIONAL COSTS for full-time enrollment
a.     $65 Application Fee (one-time)
b.     $400 New Student Registration Fee (one-time due with this contract)
c.     $320 Insurance & Security Fee (annually due with this contract)
d.     $300 Materials & Permits (annually due with this contract)
e.     $100 Bookkeeping Fee (if choosing monthly payments)


      • Tuition is due on the 1st of each month.
      • Tuition is paid monthly from August through April.
      • First and Last month’s tuition is due with contract
  • Extended Day (M-F, 1-3) for the year
    • M-F $3,700 ($20/day)
    • 4 days $2,960
    • 3 days $2,220
    • 2 days $1,480
    • Drop-Ins $25/day

SUMMER SCHOOL TUITION – Based on 2022 program

    • $500 per student per month
    • $800 per student for the whole session


    • Tuition is due on the 1st of each month, or upfront (for a discount).
    • All fees are due before the first day of enrollment.


Moderated tuition and co-op may be available. If you have any questions, please contact our Board Representative.

If you would like to see if you qualify for co-op hours – to reduce tuition rate, please review this document: Moderated Tuition Overview. Click this link to apply. Co-op hours are determined per family.


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