2017-18 Tuition & Fees

School Year  Tuition         

Nursery five mornings             

$10,695*

Nursery plus five afternoons

$16,155**

Transition

Kindergarten

$21,320***

$29,500

Grade 1

Grades 2-4

Grades 5-8

$31,500

$32,900

$34,600

School Year Fees

 

New Family Enrollment Fee     

$800

Grades 1-4 Supply Fee

  $75

Grades 5 & 6 Book Fee 

$125

Grades 7 &  8 Book Fee

$200

Grades 5 - 8 Activity Fee

$750

Extended Day

 

5 days
3 days including Friday  
3 days, no Friday  
Fridays only


$4,065
$2,640
$2,125
$1,055

   

2018-2019 Application Fee

$100

 

Financial Aid

If your family wishes to be considered for financial aid, please file a Parents' Financial Statement (PFS) with School and Student Services by NAIS (SSS) by February 1. Please also send to SSS (and not to WES as requested in the past) the following required documents:  a complete copy of your most recent federal income tax return (with W2s and all schedules included). Please confirm with the Office of Admission and Financial Aid that your SSS application was filed by the deadline. The PFS need only be completed once; you may request that it be sent to all prospective schools. Click HERE for more detailed information about the process, philosophy, and deadlines. Click on the logo below for the online application:

*Core Nursery program hours are 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Nursery students may be dropped-off at WES at 7:40 a.m. for no additional fee. Program includes language arts, mathematics, social studies, music & movement, art, religion, and library.

**Dismissal for the Nursery afternoon program is Monday – Thursday at 3:25 p.m. and Fridays at 2:30 p.m. Families may sign up for one to five afternoons. Please contact WES's business office for details.  

***The Transition program is a full-day program that runs Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. and Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. In addition to the programs first explored in Nursery, students have physical education, science, technology, and a choice of foreign language in either French or Spanish. Transition students may also be dropped-off at 7:40 a.m. for no additional fee.  


Why Invest in an Early Childhood and Elementary Education?

Research has shown again and again that the most significant formative educational period for students is not high school or college but the early years, when fundamental skills and attitudes are formed, developing a strong foundation for later study. Putting educational dollars to use for early childhood and elementary education will have a greater, more lasting effect than the same amount spent on high school or college. 

Read more at: Investing in High-Quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


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