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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

Tuition costs for the CDC are set on a school year basis from September-August. Tuition is calculated as an annual rate, factoring in the length of the school year and the number of closure days.  Annual tuition is billed in 24 equal installments over the course of the year.  Tuition will not be adjusted for CDC closures, holidays, illness, or family vacations.

Mentor Graphics Employee Monthly Tuition

September 2017 - August 2018

FEES: non-Refundable Enrollment Fee of $150 for the first child and $75 for each additional child.

Infant classrooms:

<1 year as of Sept 1st

Toddler classrooms:

1 year old by Sept 1st

Full-time

$1,465

Monday/Wednesday/Friday

932

Tuesday/Thursday

621

Transition classrooms:

2 years old by Sept 1 and

3 years old by Sept 1

Full-time

$1,364

Monday/Wednesday/Friday

868

Tuesday/Thursday

578

Preschool classrooms:

3 years old by Sept  1 and

4 years old by Sept 1

Full-time

$1142

Monday/Wednesday/Friday

726

Tuesday/Thursday

484

Community Family Monthly Tuition

September 2017- August 2018

FEES: Non-Refundable Enrollment Fee of $150 first child and $75 for each additional child. A $200 deposit for each child is collected and credited towards the last tuition payment of your child's enrollment at the CDC.

Infant classrooms:

<1 year as of Sept 1st

Toddler classrooms:

1 year old by Sept 1st

Full-time

$1606

Monday/Wednesday/Friday

1021

Tuesday/Thursday

681

Transition classrooms:

2 years old by Sept 1 and

3 years old by Sept 1

Full-time

$1485

Monday/Wednesday/Friday

944

Tuesday/Thursday

630

Preschool classrooms:

3 years old by Sept  1 and

4 years old by Sept 1

Full-time

$1168

Monday/Wednesday/Friday

743

Tuesday/Thursday

500

The CDC offers a 10% sibling discount off the least expensive child's tuition.

CDC rates are set to be market-competitive with programs of similar size and quality.  Tuition rates are evaluated regulalry to assess market competitiveness.  When rate adjustments are required, families will receive written notice of the increase before it takes effect.

The CDC is closed in accordance with Mentor Graphics holidays (9 days per calendar year).  In addition, The center is closed for an annual In-Srvice for 6 days the last week of August, 2 day in March, and 3-5 days of Winter Closure for maintenance and repairs.  The CDC provides a complete school calendar at the time of enrollment and each August.

In addition to tuition, the CDC charges late fees to families who excessively violate the closing policies outlined in the Parent Handbook.

Most program fees are based on the ratios listed below:
Age group State ratio
Mentor Graphics
CDC ratio
6 weeks to 23 months 1 : 4 1 : 3
24 months to 35 months 1 : 5 1 : 4
36 months to Kindergarten 1 : 10 1 : 7 to 1:10