Tuition and Fees

Annual Tuition:

2023/2024 School Year
Pink - Parent-Tot Class: $495 (payable as three quarterly payments of $165)

Yellow-Toddlers Class: $675 (payable as nine monthly payments of $75)

Red-Juniors Class: $765 (payable as nine monthly payments of $85)

Orange- Juniors Nature Inspired Class: $855 (payable as nine monthly payments of $95)

Blue-PreK Class: $1035 (payable as nine monthly payments of $115)

Discovery - STEAM Class: $320 (payable as eight monthly payments of $40)

All fees are to be made by check or money order, payable to Sumner Cooperative Preschool unless paid through your Jovial Portal.


Sibling discount:  When two siblings are enrolled, the second sibling will receive a 10% discount on tuition.

Note: Monthly payments are made September through May. Discovery Class is October through May. A 10% discount is offered to families paying the entire year's tuition in September.  September's tuition (or the year's tuition) and the cleaning and fundraising deposits will be due on Orientation Night.

Bates Quarterly* Fees:  

Pink - Parent-Tot Class: $17.00

Yellow-Toddlers Class: $34.00

Red-Juniors Class: $34.00

Orange- Juniors Outdoor Class: $51.00

Blue-PreK Class: $51.00

Discovery - STEAM: $17.00

*Paid in October, January and April


Two Cleaning Deposits - $50 each

Deposit checks will be collected at orientation. Your deposit checks will be returned after completion of your cleaning and fundraising obligations.


Temporary Scholarships up to 50% off tuition are available for those that qualify.  To apply for a scholarship, download the form from the Forms and Docs page, or contact our treasurer at

Scholarship Standing Rules -

The preschool, upon recommendation of the Scholarship Committee, reserves the right to award scholarships to those families who have undue stress placed upon the family’s budget due to loss of employment, low income, medical or other major expenses.

a. Scholarship forms are available from the President, Treasurer or the Forms and Docs page.

b. Scholarships are partial. Scholarship recipients must pay a minimum of 50% toward tuition each month.

c. Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. The amount awarded will be based on the current income chart as approved by the board and the availability of funds.

d. The Scholarship Committee consists of the President, Teacher, Treasurer and Bates Instructor.

e. All scholarships are held strictly confidential.

f. Scholarship recipients must meet all of their obligations to the school. The scholarship will terminate if requirements as documented in the By Laws and Standing Rules are not met.

g. Scholarships are intended to be temporary in nature and will be granted for periods of up to three (3) months. If additional assistance is required, scholarship applicants must complete and resubmit a scholarship form to the Treasurer for consideration.

h. Registration and Bates fees will remain the responsibility of the recipient.

                            i. Scholarships are awarded regardless of sex, race, religion, ethnicity, or disability.


If you'd like to apply for a scholarship, contact the Sumner Co-op Treasurer for a copy of the form or go to Forms and Docs. Once filled out, submit the form to the treasurer (you may leave it in the treasurer's lock box) or e-mail the completed form to: