Current Families

Reenrollment

Key Dates

February Families are notified of updated tuition rates and receive online invitations to start their reenrollment process.
March 1, 2019 Deadline for 2019-2020 reenrollment. Families pay $350 tuition deposit to reserve enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year. Uncommitted spots are opened up to new applicants.
May 1, 2019 Deadline to notify MSD withdrawal decision for the following year. Families are 0% responsible for 2019-20 tuition.
May 15, 2019 Deadline to notify MSD withdrawal decision for the following year. Families are responsible for 20% of 2019-20 tuition.
June 1, 2019 Deadline to notify MSD withdrawal decision for the following year. Families are responsible for 80% of 2019-20 tuition.
July 1, 2018 Deadline to notify MSD withdrawal decision for the following year. Families are responsible for 100% of 2019-20 tuition.

2019-2020 Tuition

Programs Hours 2019—2020
Children’s House: Half Day (Age 3) 8:30-12:00 $5,215
Children’s House: Full Day (Age 3–4) 8:30-3:30 $7,325
Children’s House: Kindergarten (Age 5) 8:30-3:30 $6,600
Elementary, Grade 1 8:30-3:30 $6,600
Elementary, Grade 2-6 8:30-3:30 $7,390
Before care 7:30-8:30 $8/Hour
After care 3:30-5:30 $8/Hour

Included in the annual tuition are the following:

  • Books and classroom materials
  • $350 deposit fee to secure enrollment

Not included in the annual tuition are the following:

  • Field trip transportation and expenses
  • Supply Fee of $75 for Children’s House and $95 for Elementary
  • Extended care: 7:30—8:30, 3:30—5:30. Extended care fee: $8/hour. Parents sign up their needs weekly.

* These figures apply to the 2019-2020 school year and are likely to be adjusted slightly to meet changes such as Consumer Price Index (CPI), inflation rate and overall independent school market rate.

Need-Based Financial Aid

Montessori School of Duluth offers need-based financial aid for Elementary families. Families who are considering reenrolling and have applied for need-based financial aid should expect to hear a financial aid decision within two weeks of submitting a completed application.

Instructions to Apply for Financial Aid
Apply for Financial Aid

2019-2020 Tuition Payment

All tuition  payments are managed by TADS, an online ACH tuition payment system. Create and log into your account here. MSD offers three options for tuition payments:
  • The single payment plan: Due on July 1
  • Two payment plan: Due on July 1 and Jan 1
  • Twelve payment plan: Due on the 1st of each month starting July 1 to June 1. One time TADS service fee: $55.