Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Financial Aid


2021-2022 Tuition

Academic Programs Tuition

Early Childhood:

Preschool Playhouse (2.5-year-olds)
2 Half Days (Tuesdays, Thursdays) $5,900
Preschool (3-year-olds)
3 Half Days $11,100
5 Half Days $18,500
5 Full Days $26,200
Prekindergarten (4-year-olds)
5 Half Days $18,500
5 Full Days $26,200

Lower School:

Full-Day Kindergarten $35,000
Grades 1-3 $37,100

Middle School:

Grades 4-5 $38,800

Upper School:

Grades 6-8 $39,300
  • Tuition for 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.

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 31. 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 www.mytads.com 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.