Tuition Assistance

The Montessori School of Raleigh is committed to providing admission to qualified students regardless of their financial situation and to maintaining a student body that reflects the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds within our community. As a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), we award financial aid on the basis of demonstrated family financial need. CLICK HERE  for more information regarding tuition assistance.


2021-22 Tuition Schedule and Fee Payment Policy

Tuition FY22 Graphic


Tuition includes textbooks, field trips, excursions, and athletic fees for eligible students in grade 4 and above.

NEW STUDENT FEES (One-time, Non-refundable)

  • Application Fee: A $100 non-refundable Application Fee along with the application form.
  • New Family Fee: A $1,500 New Family fee is a non-refundable, one-time charge per family payable at the time of enrollment. This fee supports the development of MSR’s academic programs and facilities.
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Exam Fee for grade 12 students is not included in the tuition. 



Before and After Care Tuition FY22


Additional care options are available for conference days and the school's spring break as follows:
  • Conference Day | Monday, Oct. 4, 2021: $150
  • Conference Day | Friday, Oct. 15, 2021: $150
  • Conference Day | Monday, March 7, 2022: $150
  • Conference Day | Friday, March 18, 2022: $150
  • Spring Break | Monday, Apr. 11 through Thursday, Apr. 14, 2022: $600
MSR also offers All-Day Miners, a full-day option including both before and after school care. 
All-Day Miners is only available with registration by June 1, 2021. After June 1, any before school or after school care is available as an Add-On Program.
All-Day Miners FY22 Tuition Graphic


Payment Options


The Comprehensive Fee is the total amount of tuition for all programs in which the student enrolls, less the non-refundable deposit, plus any additional charges for enrollment in before school care, after school care, bus services, conference day care, and/or spring break care.

The Tuition Balance is the total amount of tuition for all programs in which the student enrolls less any Tuition Assistance awards and the non-refundable deposit.

OPTION A | Pay in Full

Comprehensive Fee is due July 1, 2021. Tuition Balance paid under this plan is discounted 3% if full payment is received no later than July 31, 2021. Enrollment in the Tuition Refund Protection Plan (TRPP) is optional.

OPTION B | Semester

Comprehensive Fee is split into two payments. 60% is due July 1, 2021. The remaining 40% is due December 1, 2021. Enrollment in the Tuition Refund Protection Plan (TRPP) is required for Option B, with the TRPP fee due with the July 1, 2021 payment. 

OPTION C | Monthly

Comprehensive Fee is paid in installments beginning on June 1, 2021 through March 1, 2022. There is a 4% finance charge on the Tuition Balance  on this monthly plan. All payments must be paid by the last day of the month in order for the student's account to remain current. Enrollment in the Tuition Refund Protection Plan (TRPP)  is required for Option C, with the TRPP fee due with the June 1, 2021 payment. Registration for AutoPay is required.

CLICK HERE to read our Privacy and Refund Policy information, including the School's Tuition Refund Protection Plan (TRPP).