Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Financial Aid

2020-2021 Tuition

Academic Programs Tuition

Early Childhood:

Preschool Playhouse (2.5-year-olds)
2 Half Days (Tuesdays, Thursdays) $5,700
Preschool (3-year-olds)
3 Half Days $10,650
5 Half Days $17,750
5 Full Days $25,150
Prekindergarten (4-year-olds)
5 Half Days $17,750
5 Full Days $25,150

Lower School:

Full Day Kindergarten $33,650
Grades 1-3 $35,700

Middle School:

Grades 4-5 $37,300

Upper School:

Grades 6-8 $37,800

*Tuition for Preschool Playhouse through Prekindergarten includes a snack. Lunch is optional at an additional fee.
*Tuition for Kindergarten through Grade 8 includes a snack and lunch.

Upon acceptance to Chatham Day School, a non-refundable deposit is due along with a signed contract in order to secure your child’s spot for the following school year.

  • Tuition paid in full by June 15
  • Two payments due in June and August
  • Three payments due in June, August, and December**
  • Ten payments due on the first or fifteenth of each month, June through March**

**These payment plans require the purchase of tuition insurance through A.W.G. Dewar Tuition Insurance.

Embracing diversity is a fundamental value of CDS; this includes socioeconomic diversity. If you are interested in receiving more information about the tuition assistance program, please check the optional box on the application form.

We encourage new and returning families to apply for financial aid by January 31st. Families seeking aid after the deadline should contact the Director of Admission & Financial Aid to inquire as to the availability of funds.

Applications for tuition assistance may be completed online at or you may use the links to the right to assist you further. Questions about the TADS application process can be directed to TADS at 800-477-8237.

Financial aid is offered on a racially nondiscriminatory basis and is completely confidential.