Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Financial Aid

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2024-2025 Tuition

Academic Programs Tuition

Early Childhood:

Preschool Playhouse (2.5-year-olds)
3 Half Days (Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays) $11,625
Preschool (3-year-olds)
3 Half Days $13,205
5 Half Days $21,900
5 Full Days $30,800
Prekindergarten (4-year-olds)
5 Half Days $21,900
5 Full Days $30,800

Lower School:

Full-Day Kindergarten $39,650
Grades 1-3 $42,800

Middle School:

Grade 4 $44,700
Grade 5 $45,100

Upper School:

Grades 6-8 $45,900
  • Tuition for Playhouse, Preschool, and PreK includes a snack.
    • Lunch can be provided for an additional fee.
  • Kindergarten–Grade 8 includes a snack and lunch.
  • Before and aftercare is included in tuition for all students.

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 at 2.6% of tuition cost.

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 February 15. Families seeking aid after the deadline should contact the Director of Admission & Financial Aid to inquire as to the availability of funds. Financial aid is offered on a racially nondiscriminatory basis and is completely confidential.

Applications for tuition assistance may be completed online through Clarity.

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