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30 Santa Maria Way,
Orinda, CA 94563

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2020-2021 Monthly Tuition Rates

12 Equal Monthly Installments.

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Application fees, Materials fees, Enrollment fees, Diapering fees, Work commitments or Fundraising.

What is included?

Our movement, music, garden, and science classes. Wholesome Snack.

Why Fountainhead?

You do not pay for days class is not in session. Year-round enrollment. No toilet training required.

Orinda Tuition Worksheet (PDF)

Orinda Tuition by Program

(for tailored combos, call 925-820-1343):

Prep, 2 - 3 ½ Years, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • 2 Days Per Week: $851.00
  • 3 Days Per Week: $1,192.00
  • 4 Days Per Week: $1,248.00
  • 5 Days Per Week: $1,388.00
  • Before & After Care: $15.00 per hour, billed to the minute up to monthly maximum rate.

Maximum Monthly Rate: $2,419.00 includes all tuition, and Before & After Care — 7 am to Classtime, and Classtime to 6:30 pm. Camp days are $45 for half day and $90 for full day. This is in addition to your maximum rate.

Primary, 3 - 6 Years, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • 3 Days Per Week: $1,072.00
  • 4 Days Per Week: $1,121.00
  • 5 Days Per Week: $1,244.00
  • Before & After Care: $14.15 per hour, billed to the minute up to monthly maximum rate.

Maximum Monthly Rate: $2,237.00 includes all tuition, and Before & After Care — 7 am to Classtime, and Classtime to 6:30 pm. Camp days are $45 for half day and $90 for full day. This is in addition to your maximum rate.

Primary, 3 - 6 Years, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • 3 Days Per Week: $804.00
  • 4 Days Per Week: $841.00
  • 5 Days Per Week: $933.00
  • Before & After Care: $14.15 per hour, billed to the minute up to monthly maximum rate.

Maximum Monthly Rate: $2,237.00 includes all tuition, and Before & After Care — 7 am to Classtime, and Classtime to 6:30 pm. Camp days are $45 for half day and $90 for full day. This is in addition to your maximum rate.

Spanish or Mandarin Immersion, 3 - 6 Years, 1:00 PM - 4:00PM

  • 3 Days Per Week: $804.00
  • 4 Days Per Week: $841.00
  • 5 Days Per Week: $933.00
  • Before & After Care: $14.15 per hour, billed to the minute up to monthly maximum rate.

Maximum Monthly Rate: $2,237.00 includes all tuition, and Before & After Care — 7 am to Classtime, and Classtime to 6:30 pm. Camp days are $45 for half day and $90 for full day. This is in addition to your maximum rate.

Pre-Payments and Discount

  • If a family has more than one child in attendance a 5% tuition discount for the second and succeeding children is offered. If the program basic rates vary between children, the highest cost program will be charged the full rate.
  • Discount for pre-payment of tuition: $250 for 5 day/per week full-year attendance, or $100 for 2, 3, and 4 day/per week attendance. Six Month Semester pre-payment discounts: $80 for full-time and $30 for part-time attendance.

Tuition Policies

  • Tuition is billed in 12 equal installments. The 216-day school year is divided into 12 equal installments. Please refer to the school calendar for details. Enrollment is for the entire year (September-August)
  • Tuition and before and after care is billed monthly. Tuition is billed in advance. Before and after care is billed for the month just completed. Camps are billed in advance.
  • Enrollment changes that reduce the number of days per week or to withdraw from the rest of the year require 30 days notice. If you withdraw after July 1, tuition is billed through the end of the school year (Mid-August).
  • Your first tuition payment is due at registration. On-going payments must be made via ACH transaction.
  • Your first tuition payment is non-refundable once your child is enrolled. Your start date will not be changed due to failure to complete paperwork or for any other reason. No refunds or compensatory days for missed days.
  • A 2% late fee is applied to unpaid balance after the 18th of each month.
  • Returned checks are subject to a $50 charge plus applicable late fees.
  • Part-time or mid-year enrollments will have the first installment prorated. This ensures payment for days actually enrolled.
  • All “Late Fees,” “No Show,” or “Camp Fees” are not included in the Maximum Rate.

Is Montessori right for my child?

Observe a class and see if Fountainhead is the best placement for your family. By observing a class, you will get a feel for the environment and curriculum. Feel free to observe multiple classrooms to make sure you have the best fit possible for your child.

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