Tuition Rates & Fees 

(Effective September 1st, 2017-August 31st, 2018)

  • 6 weeks-12 months:  Infants 1:4 ratio (Honeybees, Peapods, Wiggle Worms)
    • ACH Payment (twice a month): $872.50
    • Check Payment (once a month): $1,745.00
  • 12 months-24 months:  Young Toddlers 1:4 ratio (Ladybugs, Little Sprouts, Pumpkin Patch)
    • ACH Payment (twice a month): $872.50
    • Check Payment (once a month): $1,745.00
  • 2-3 year olds:  Older Toddlers 1:6 ratio (Butterflies, Poppies)
    • ACH Payment (twice a month): $717.50
    • Check Payment (once a month): $1,435.00
  • 3-4 year olds:  Preschool 1:10 ratio ( Sweet Peas, Sunflowers)
    • ACH Payment (twice a month): $692.50
    • Check Payment (once a month): $1,385.00
  • 4-5 year olds:  4K 1:13 ratio (Apple Blossoms, Sunshines)
    • ACH Payment (twice a month): $667.50
    • Check Payment (once a month): $1,335.00
  • 5-12 year olds:  Summer Camp & School Age 1:17 ratio (Peach Trees/Summer Camp)
    • Weekly Tuition: $350.00 (billed on the 1st and 15th of each month)
    • ACH Payment (twice a month): $615.00
    • Check Payment (once a month): $1230.00

Tuition Details and Program Hours 

  • Care is provided from 7:00 a.m.-5:45 p.m.  You can drop off and pick up anytime during our operating hours, however a $5.00 “Extended Service Fee” is charged for every day that a child is in care for more than 9.75 hours
  • Tuition paid by ACH is withdrawn on the 1st and 15th of each month
  • Weekly tuition for Summer Camp is paid on the 1st of each month by personal check or on the 1st and 15th by ACH
  • Rates are based on the specific program your child is attending, not their age.
  • Rates include formula, cereal and jar food for children under one, and two snacks and one meal for children one and older
  • Diaper Service is available for an additional $20.00 per month
  • A 15% discount will apply to the tuition of the older child when two or more children from the same family are enrolled full-time at The Learning Gardens (not applicable to School-Age)

Enrollment Fees

$50.00 Application Fee-Per child; non-refundable; places children on waiting list until the family is either offered enrollment or asks to be removed from the waiting list.

$300.00 Enrollment Fee-Per family; in addition to one month’s tuition payment, guarantees enrollment; refundable following withdrawal from the Center with minimum enrollment period and required written notice as outlined in Policy Manual.

$75.00 Materials Fee-Annual fee per child.  Due each September or upon enrollment.  If child moves to a new classroom, no additional fee is due.  Non-refundable upon termination of enrollment.

$40.00 MMSD 4K Materials Fee-Per 4K child enrolled.  Checks must be made payable to the Madison Metropolitan School District before the start of each school year.