Tuition Assistance

The Montessori School of Raleigh is committed to providing admission to qualified students regardless of their financial situation and to maintaining a student body that reflects the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds within our community. As a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), we award financial aid on the basis of demonstrated family financial need. CLICK HERE for more information regarding Tuition Assistance.

Tuition Schedule and Fee Payment Policy

The tuition range for the 2019-2020 school years is from $11,660 – 21,930.

18 Month – 3 years 8:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
3 and 4 year olds 8:35 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Kindergarten 8:35 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
1st – 3rd grade 8:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
4th – 6th grade 8:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
7th and 8th grade 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
9th – 12th grade 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

18 months through 4 year old aftercare is available from 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Kindergarten through 6th grade aftercare is available from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.


Application Fee: A $100 non-refundable Application Fee along with the application form.

New Family Fee: A $1,500 New Family fee is a nonrefundable, one time charge per family that is payable at the time of enrollment. This fee is used for the development of MSR’s academic programs and facilities.

The above fees are nonrefundable and are forfeited if the student is withdrawn from School by the parent. Otherwise the deposit is applied in its entirety toward the net annual fee due. The complete Tuition Schedule is a part of the enrollment package.

Studios: Additional fees are charged for the studios.

Bus Fee: Kindergarten – 12th grade bus fee …. $1,000 


Payment in full due by August 1, 2019, includes 4% discount.


Two semester payment plan: tuition minus tuition deposit with the balance to be paid on August 1, 2019 and January 1, 2020 in two equal payments.


10 Month Payment Plan: Tuition minus the tuition deposit plus an 8% premium on the balance to be paid in 10 monthly equal payments beginning July 1, 2019.

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