Tuition Information for 2019-2020

Tuition for Preschool and Jr. Kindergarten (effective August 2019)
Preschool students may attend Th/Th, M/W/F or M-F half or full days. Jr. Kindergarten students may attend M/W/F or M-F half or full-days.

Half-Day Programs
8:30am to 12:00pm

Two Days (Tu/Th)

$403 per month

Three Days (M/W/F)

$526 per month

Five Days (M-F)

$797 per month

Full Day Programs
Any hours between 6:30am & 6:00 pm

Two Days (Tu/Th)

$543 per month

Three Days (M/W/F)

$717 per month

Five Days (M-F)

$971 per month

Enrollment Fees

  • Annual Registration Fee $150 for new and returning students
  • On-line Application fee $99 (New students only – due at submission of on-line application)
  • The following Student Enrichment Fees (SEF) are collected in July (or at the time of enrollment after July 15th)

Returning Student’s SEF Total = $135 & New Student’s SEF Total = $150

  • Annual $50 material fee
  • Annual $40 technology fee
  • Annual $45 yearbook fee
  • One-time $15 emergency kit fee
    • $50 Summer Registration Fee collected for students attending half-day in the summer
    • $90 Summer Registration Fee collected for students attending full-day in the summer


When more than one child from a family is enrolled in the preschool, a family discount is applied toward the SEF fees. Full SEF is charged for the first child, and a 50% discount will be applied to the SEF fees for each additional sibling enrolled in the preschool. If a family has a preschool student and an elementary or secondary student, the full SEF fee is due for the preschooler and $250 will be deducted from the SEF fees for each additional sibling in elementary or secondary.

Registration Fee

An annual Registration Fee of $150 is required for both current students and new students to verify enrollment for the upcoming school year.

Tuition Information

  1. Preschool parents have the option of having tuition paid on the first business day of the month or on the 15th of the month.
  2. Preschool families choosing not to use Tuition Express must pay tuition by the 1st business day of each month and will incur a $25 late fee if not paid by the 5th of the month. In addition, a processing fee will be charged to your account each month.
  3. Financial aid is available to qualifying families. To qualify, your child must be enrolled, your account must be current and in good standing, and you must complete the online application and worksheet. Your application will be reviewed by the Financial Aid Board to determine if financial aid will be awarded.
  4. Tuition fees for our school-year program are due monthly starting in August through May. Tuition for our summer program is collected during the months of June and July.
  5. Student Enrichment Fees (material fee, technology fee, yearbook fee and emergency kit) will be billed to your account in July. If enrolling after July 15th, these fees are due at the time of enrollment.
  6. All payment arrangements must be approved by the Accounting Department.
  7. Prior to any rate change, a 30-day notice will be given.
  8. Daycare: Drop-in daycare is available to half-day students at a rate of $10 per hour. This must be pre-arranged with the teacher and director/administrator and is only available as space permits.
  9. Extra Day Rates: You may add a day to your child’s schedule on an as needed basis as spacepermits. This must be pre-arranged with the teacher and director/administrator at least one day prior to the day you would like your child to attend.The charge for an extra half-day is $50.00 per day (8:30am-12:00pm)
    The charge for an extra full-day is $68.00 per day (any hours between 6:30am & 6:00pm)
  10. Late Pick-Up: A $1 charge per minute with a $10 minimum will be assessed to your account for late pick-up. Charges begin at 12:10 p.m. for half day students, 12:30 p.m. for lunch bunch students, and 6:00 p.m. for full day students.
  11. Absence Policy: No tuition credits are given for any days a child is absent due to illness or vacations.
  12. Refund Policy: All fees are non-refundable.
  13. Laundry Fee: If you forget to return your child’s bedding, a $5 laundry charge will be added toyour account that week to cover the cost of laundering our sheets and blankets. This applies to full-day students only.
  14. Other Costs: Parents should anticipate additional fees other than tuition and the SEF fee for items such as: on-site field trips, school pictures, lunch, special class projects, late fees, drop-in daycare, laundry fee, and adding extra days.
  15. Returned Checks: Returned checks are not resubmitted by our bank. If your payment is returned, the Accounting Office will notify you by telephone and/or email. CMCS will expect payment for the returned check, along with an NSF fee of $25. If CMCS receives two or more returned checks,the payer will be required to make all further payments by cash, cashier’s check, money order, orcredit card.
  16. ACH & Credit Card Payment Rejections: You will be notified by telephone and/or email if CMCS receives an ACH or Credit Card Rejection, and you will be charged a $25 fee. If CMCS receives 3 or more ACH or Credit Card Rejections, you will be removed from auto-payment and all further payments must be made by cash, cashier’s check, or money order.
  17. Consequences of Delinquent Accounts: If your account is unpaid by 8:00 a.m. of the last day ofthe month, your account will then be suspended, your student’s status will change to non- attendance, and he/she will not be permitted to return to class until the balance is paid or payment arrangements have been accepted by the Accounting Department.
  18. Suspended Accounts: An account can become suspended as a result of more than two returned checks/EFTs, or after an account has become 30 days delinquent and no payment arrangements have been made with the Accounting Department. Once an account has been suspended, the following procedure will take place: Payment arrangements must be made and agreed upon for the child(ren) to remain in school.If a payer defaults on any portion of the payment arrangements: 1) The arrangement becomes null and void; 2) the balance in full becomes due and payable, and 3) The student will not be permitted to attend school until the account is brought current.If no payment arrangements have been made, CMCS reserves the right to withdraw the student(s) from school.Delinquent accounts can be sent to collections at any time.
  19. Withdrawal Policy: Enrollment in Calvary Murrieta Christian Preschool is for the school year; August through May. If it becomes necessary for you to withdraw your child from the program, we ask that you provide the director with a two-week written notice. This can be done via letter or email. If a two-week written notice is not given prior to your child’s withdrawal, you will beresponsible for the full fees for those two weeks.
  20. Termination of Services: Calvary Murrieta Christian Preschool reserves the right to terminate child care services if, in the judgment of the Teacher or Director:
    • A child is aggressive toward other children and causes harm to others or self.
    • An inordinate amount of the teacher’s time is needed to attend to a child’s special situation, tothe extent that it is depriving the other children in the classroom the level of care and concern to which they are entitled. In such a situation, the child may have to leave the centertemporarily for safety’s sake. Repeated uncontrollable behavior can lead to discontinuation ofservices. In that case, a two-week notice may be given before termination of services to allow parents to find alternate childcare. It should be noted, however, that in extreme cases where a child must be removed from our facility immediately, the two-week notice will be waived.
    • The tuition account becomes delinquent.
    • The child is not fully toilet trained.
    • Failure of parents/guardians to honor the obligations listed in the Parent/Guardian Code of Conduct & Commitment, Statement of Faith, Parent Handbook or any other rules, regulations, or manuals provided by the Preschool.
    • The child’s special needs are beyond the Preschool’s scope of care.

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