ELC Tuition and Tuition Assistance


     2019-20 Tuition - Tuition is annual and will be divided by 11 months


    • Full-Day (5 days a week)  $23,100 ($2,100 a month)


    • Part-Day (5 days a week)  $16,500 ($1,500 a month)


    • Early care from 7:30-8:30 for part-day students $1,650 ($150 a month)


    2019-20 Staff and Sibling Discounts


    Beginning in Summer 2019, MPCSD staff and siblings of currently enrolled students at the ELC will receive a 10% discount on tuition. 


    2019 Summer Tuition (5 days a week)


    Full-Day (7:30-5:30) - $550 a week

    Part-Day (8:30-12:30) - $300 a week


    2019-20 Tuition Assistance

    Tuition assistance will be available for the 2019-20 school year on a sliding scale, based on income and family size (Family size includes the child, parents/primary caregivers living in the home with the child, and siblings under 18 living at home with the child). 

    Families earning less than the following amounts per year are eligible to enter the lottery for a scholarship (Based on 80% of Area Median Income for San Mateo County):


    • Family of 2: $84,300
    • Family of 3: $94,850
    • Family of 4: $105,350
    • Family of 5: $113,800
    • Family of 6: $122,250
    • Family of 7: $130,650
    • Family of 8: $139,100


    Tuition for families receiving tuition assistance will be based on income and will be posted after the State of California has announced their 2019-20 state preschool fees. 


    2018-19 Tuition


    • Tuition for the full-day program is $2,200 per month
    • Tuition for the part-day program is $1,200 per month 


    If a child is offered a space in the Early Learning Center, the family will be asked to make a deposit of first month’s tuition to hold the space within 14 days of notification by MPCSD.


    2018-19 ELC Scholarship Family Fee Schedule

    2019-20 ELC Scholarship Family Fee Schedule will be posted when the State of California makes its State Preschool fee schedule available. 

    English- Family Income Verification Form

    Spanish- Family Income Verification Form