Tuition

  • Payment is due in full on Friday of the week that the payment is for.
  • If your child(ren) is/are absent for any reason other than the one week vacation, your tuition is still due on time.  You may pay in advance.
  • Late charges for failure to pick up a child by closing are due the week the late arrival occurred.
  • Payments may be made in cash, check, or money order.
  • There is a $25 fee for all returned checks.  This fee is due with the next week’s tuition.
  • There is a $25 late fee for late payments that are beyond 2 weeks of age.  This fee is due with the next week’s tuition.
  • There will be no tuition fee reduction if your child misses a day at our center, unless it is to be counted as vacation (5 Days).  The day care office should be notified in advance if you plan to use your vacation week.
  • Your receipts are your record for tax credit.  There will be a $25 fee for duplicating receipts.

Tuition Rates

6 Weeks to 2 Years $170 per week
3-5 Years $145 per week
School Age/Shut Down Program $30 per day
After School Care (Elementary Age Children) $70 per week
Pre-K Before/After Care $90 per week
Pre-K All Week Care $120 per week
Part-Time Enrollment (minimum 2 days per week - prescheduled) $40 per day 

 

All children using third-party payment (Connect /Link) MUST be in the center for a minimum of 14 days a month for four or more hours a day. Failure to comply will result in dismissal.

Private Pay families will receive the following discount:

  • regular price for the youngest child
  • 10% off the second child
  • 20% off the third child

Payments

  • Tuition payments are due in full by the end of business on Monday for the week that the payment is for.
  • ALL LATE PAYMENTS WILL BE ASSESSED A $25 LATE FEE IF ARRANGEMENTS ARE NOT MADE WITH THE ADMINISTRATOR PRIOR TO NOON ON FRIDAYS.
  • NO ACCOUNT WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE UNPAID MORE THAN TWO WEEKS. All accounts with a two-week balance will result in termination of services.
  • Parents/guardians will be given in writing 30 days notice for any rate changes.
  • When a child’s age places them in a new rate schedule, the rate change will occur the first full week after a child’s birthday when moving to a different age/tuition group.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our tuition or payment policies.

Handbook

For full details about Gateway Christian Education Center's Policies and Procedures, refer to the Handbook.

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