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. 




    A deposit of one month's tuition must be provided to confirm a child’s space and will be credited towards the last month’s tuition. If the family needs to relinquish the child’s space before the school year begins, the deposit will be returned as follows: 50% before July 15th. No refunds after July 15th.


    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 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