Tuition and Fees

Your child’s education is an investment that often requires careful financial planning. The Country Day School offers reasonable tuition rates for all programs. Tuition varies according to the age of the student, program attended and selected payment option. For more information, please call our Registrar at (256) 837-5266 or e-mail her at: registrarcds@knology.net

Full Day, School Day and Half-Day Preschool
2017/2018 School Year

  • Full Day Preschool
  • Hours
  • Registration / Supply Fee
  • Annual Payment
    (5% discount)
    Due by August 15th
  • Quarterly Payment Plan
    (2½% discount)
    Due Aug., Nov. & Feb. 15th
  • 10 Monthly Installments
    Due 1st of Each Month from August thru May
  • Tuition Refund Insurance
    (Optional)
  • Full Day Preschool
  • 7:30am-5:25pm
  • $400
  • $8,024 for 5 day

    $6,793 for 3 day

  • $2,608 for 5 day

    $2,208 for 3 day

  • $845 for 5 day

    $715 for 3 day

  • $390 for 5 day

    $325 for 3 day

  • School Day Preschool
  • 8:30am-2:30pm
  • $400
  • $6,584 for 5 day

    $5,890 for 3 day

  • $2,253 for 5 day

    $2,015 for 3 day

  • $693 for 5 day

    $620 for 3 day

  • $315 for 5 day

    $280 for 3 day

  • 1/2 Day Preschool
  • 8:30am – 11:30am
  • $400
  • $5,045 for 5day

    $4,218 for 3 day

  • $1,726 for 5 day

    $1,443 for 3 day

  • $531 for 5 day

    $444 for 3 day

  • $235 for 5 day

    $195 for 3 day

  • There is a 10% discount for 2nd child, 15% for 3rd child, and 20% for 4th Discount is applied oldest to youngest. This discount is on tuition only, no other fees.
  • Registration/supply fee is only refundable if there is no space for the child. Registration/supply fee includes yearbook and educational materials. Class-specific supply lists are issued in the fall.
  • All payment plans are based upon the full annual tuition, which is then divided equally across 10 months. As a result payment cannot be adjusted based on actual days that school is in session for any given month.
  • Annual tuition is discounted 5%. Quarterly tuition is discounted 2 ½ %.
  • Families enrolled in EZ-EFT plan may opt to have monthly payments drafted each month with no late fees. Late fees are assessed to all payments made after due date. See policies and procedures manual for full details on financial fees.

Kindergarten – 8th Grade
2017/2018 School Year

  • 1/2 Day Kindergarten
  • Registration / Supply Fee
  • One Annual Payment
    (5% discount) Due August 15
  • 3 Quarterly Payments
    (2 1/2% discount)
    Due Aug., Nov. & Feb. 15th
  • 10 month payment plan
    Aug – May
    Due by the 1st of each month
  • Tuition Refund Insurance
    Mandatory for Monthly & Quarterly Plans
  • Before / After Care
    Due 1st of each month
  • 1/2 Day Kindergarten
  • $600

  • $6,416


  • $2,192
    Per Quarter


  • $674
    Per Month (10 Months)


  • $315
    Due with first installment

  • $75 – Before
  • Primary (TK, K, 1, 2)
  • $600

  • $8,363


  • $2,858
    Per Quarter


  • $878
    Per Month (10 Months)


  • $410
    Due with first installment
  • $75 – Before
    $150 – After
    $200 – Both

  • Lower Elementary (3,4,5)
  • $600

  • $8,726


  • $2,982
    Per Quarter


  • $916
    Per Month (10 Months)


  • $430
    Due with first installment

  • $75 – Before
    $150 – After
    $200 – Both
  • Upper Elementary (6,7,8)
  • $600

  • $9,038


  • $3,103
    Per Quarter


  • $953
    Per Month (10 Months)


  • $449
    Due with first installment

  • $75 – Before
    $150 – After
    $200 – Both
  • There is a 10% discount for 2nd child, 15% for 3rd child, and 20% for 4th Discount is applied oldest to youngest. This discount is on tuition only, no other fees. The discount does not apply to the Year Round School option which is already discounted.
  • There is a 5% discount already applied to the Annual Tuition and a 2 1/2% discount for Quarterly payments. Refund insurance is mandatory with the Quarterly and Monthly Payment Plans – optional with the Annual Payment.
  • Registration/supply fee is only refundable if there is no space for the child. Registration/supply fee includes yearbook and educational materials. Class-specific supply lists are issued in the fall.
  • All payment plans are based upon the full annual tuition, which is then divided equally across 10 months. As a result payment cannot be adjusted based on actual days that school is in session for any given month.
  • Families enrolled in EZ-EFT plan may opt to have monthly payments drafted each month with no late fees. Late fees are assessed to all payments made after due date.
  • EZ-EFT payments drawn from a bank account incur no fees. EZ-EFT payments drawn from a credit card incur a 3% convenience charge.
  • Upper Elementary students are assessed a $150 Library / Technology fee due with the first tuition payment at the beginning of each semester.