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ELC Tuition and Tuition Assistance

ELC Tuition and Tuition Assistance

2024-25 ELC Full-Fee Tuition 



 Monthly Tuition

 Annual Tuition


7:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.




7:45 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.



Part-Day 7:45 a,m. - 12:00 p.m. $2,200 $24,200


  • Tuition is calculated as an annual total which is divided, at no extra cost to families, by 11 equal monthly payments from August-June. 
  • Tuition for families who enroll after the first month of school will be prorated based on the annual tuition, divided by the number of remaining months in the school year


  • 20% discount for MPCSD staff
  • 10% discount for 2nd concurrently enrolled sibling


  • A $1,500 non-refundable deposit must be provided to confirm a child’s space and will be credited towards the first month’s tuition (not applicable for tuition assistance applicants)

ELC Tuition Assistance 

Tuition assistance funding will be available to approximately 25% of enrolled ELC families. Families earning 80% of Area Median Income for San Mateo County or less are eligible to receive ELC tuition assistance and will be entered into the lottery for a scholarship. Eligible families must live in MPCSD school district boundaries or be eligible to enroll in MPCSD through the Tinsley Transfer Program. Tuition will be determined on a sliding scale, based on income and availability of funding. Children are eligible for up to two years of tuition assistance. 

English- Family Income Verification Form

Spanish- Family Income Verification Form