Enrollment Fees

A nonrefundable $75 application fee is due upon submitting your enrollment application. Upon submitting your application, your family will be added to our waitlist for your preferred start date, or a space will be offered if one is available immediately. Once enrollment is offered, a nonrefundable enrollment fee of $150 plus one month's tuition will be due to secure your child's space. Click below to submit your child's application.

Financial Aid

We are committed to making a Trails School education possible for families from socioeconomically diverse backgrounds. We are approved providers of the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program and offer subsidized tuition for families who qualify. Please email admissions@trailsschool.com for more information.


Tuition includes lunch and snacks, diapers, wipes and classroom supplies. Tuition is paid on the 10th of each month for the following month. The following tuition rates are effective May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020.

    Infant Toddler Preschool Junior
Full Day Monthly Rates
(7:30 AM-6:00 PM)
5 day (M-F) $2,345 $2,240 $2,095 $1,965
3 day (M,W,F) $1,690 $1,630 $1,535 $1,430
2 day (T,Th) $1,270 $1,175 $1,095 $1,020
Half Day Monthly Rates
(7:30 AM-12:15 PM)
5 day (M-F) n/a $1,700 $1,590 $1,490
3 day (M,W,F) n/a $1,230 $1,165 $1,080
2 day (T,Th) n/a $890 $825 $775

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