Tuition & Tuition Assistance

Waldorf Education: Reclaiming Childhood

Black River Waldorf School is an independent, non-profit, tuition-based school. We operate without federal or state funding so that we may design our own programs and curriculum, and be self-governed. Scholarship assistance resources are available to families of all income levels whose children are enrolled in all our programs up to Kindergarten.  Tuition assistance details below.

2018-2019 Tuition:

Program Annual Tuition

Tuition includes the cost of all materials for the school year.

Two Payments

10 month payment period begins in August and goes through May.

Monthly Payments (10 months)

10 month payment period begins in June prior to each school year.

Early Childhood

2-day Nursery
12:15pm pick up $4,080 $2,040
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$350/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $580 due at registration
3:15pm pick up (1 Day) $5,305 $2,653
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$450/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $805 due at registration
3:15pm pick up (2 Days) $6,530 $3,280
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$550/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $1030 due at registration
3-day Nursery
12:15pm pick up $6,120 $3,060
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$550/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $620 due at registration
3:15pm pick up (1 Day) $7,345 $3,672
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$600/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $1,345 due at registration
3:15pm pick up (2 Days) $8,570 $4,285
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$700/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $1,570 due at registration
4-day Nursery
12:15pm pick up $8,160 $4,080
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$700/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $1,160 due at registration
3:15pm pick up (1 Day) $9,385 $4,692
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$750/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $1,885 due at registration
3:15pm pick up (2 Days) $10,610 $5,305
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$850/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $2,110 due at registration
5-day Nursery
12:15pm pick up $10,200 $5,100
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$770/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $2,500 due at registration
3:15pm pick up (1 Day) $11,425 $5,712
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$867/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $2,755 due at registration
3:15pm pick up (2 Days) $12,650 $6,325
(due upon registration and Nov. 1st)
$965/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $3,000 due at registration
5-day Kindergarten
1:30pm pick up $11,575 $5,537.50
(due July 1st & Nov. 1st +$500 due Feb 1st)
$1,107.50/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $500 due Feb 1st )
3:00pm pick up (1 Day) $12,187.50 $5,843.75
(due July 1st & Nov. 1st +$500 due Feb 1st)
$1,168.75/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $500 due Feb 1st )
3:00pm pick up (2 Days) $12,800 $6,150
(due July 1st & Nov. 1st +$500 due Feb 1st)
$1,230/mo July 1st to April 1st
+ $500 due Feb 1st )

Sibling Discount: We offer a sibling discount of 10% off tuition for the second child enrolled in our school. This discount increases to 30% for the third child and any additional siblings.


Tuition Assistance:

Tuition assistance is  awarded to current and newly admitted students on the basis of demonstrated need, as determined by factors such as income, family size, assets, and liabilities. Families are required to reapply on a yearly basis.  We contract with School and Student Services to assist us with this process.

If you are in need of financial assistance or require a different payment option please contact us. We are happy to work with you!