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.
2020-21 Tuition Schedule and Fee Payment Policy
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 nonrefundable, one time charge per family that is payable at the time of enrollment. This fee is used for the development of MSR’s academic programs and facilities.
Tuition includes textbooks, field trips, excursions and athletics fees for eligible students in grades 4 and above. International Baccalaureate (IB) Diplomma Exam Fee for G12 students is not included in the tuition.
Optional Afterschool Programs Tuition and fees
Payment Option: Parents (Financially Responsible Party ("FRP")) must select one of the following three methods of paying the Tuition.
(Note: A $75 fee applies to Any Tuition Payment plan Option Changes communicated on/after July 1)
OPTION A (Pay In Full)
Entire tuition fee must be paid in full by July 1. Tuition fee paid under this plan is discounted 4% if full payment is received no later than August 30th. The 4% discount only applies to full year tuition amounts and is not available for pro-rated tuition beyond August 30th. Enrollment in the Tuition Refund Protection Plan (TRPP) is optional.
OPTION B (Semester)
50% of Tuition and 100% of all other fees are due July 1. The remaining 50% of Tuition is due on or before December 1. Enrollment in the TRPP is required for Option B. VCPay $25 non-refundable fee is required.
OPTION C (Monthly)
Tuition fee is paid on a "Finance Charge" beginning on June 1, 2020 and ending on March 1, 2021. There is a 4% finance charge for tuition on this monthly plan. All payments must be paid by monthly due dates in order for the student's account to remain current. Enrollment in the TRPP is required for Payment Plan Option C. VCPay $100 non-refundable fee is required.