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2021-22 Admission Deadline Dates

January 8 - Admission Application Due
January 15 - Recommendations Due
February 5 - Financial Aid Application Due
March 5 - Decision Notification Via Email
March 19 - Enrollment Contract and Deposit Due

Tuition

September 2020 - June 2021 School Year

Tuition Refund Insurance
The school offers a tuition refund insurance plan in the event that  child/children are withdrawn, transferred or have an extended illness. This plan is required unless parents pay their full annual tuition prior to the opening date of school or can present evidence of comparable insurance coverage. The premium for this insurance is based upon a percentage of tuition (2.0% for 2020-2021; the percentage for 2021-2022 will be determined in December 2020).

The Before Care Program
The Before Care Program offers supervised childcare from 8:00 am until morning classes begin at 8:25 am. Tuition is $1,000 annually. Cost is $7 daily.

Due to COVID-related health and safety measures for in-person learning, this service has been suspended for the 2020-2021 school year to avoid mixing of class cohorts (limiting exposure and ensuring effective contact tracing if necessary). We will revisit this decision if DC’s Department of Health changes its guidance in Phase 3 of its reopening plan.

The After Care Program
The After Care Program offers supervised activities from 3:00 to 5:00 pm daily for children in the full day program. Tuition is $4,000 annually. Cost is $28 daily.

Due to COVID-related health and safety measures for in-person learning, this service has been suspended for the 2020-2021 school year to avoid mixing of class cohorts (limiting exposure and ensuring effective contact tracing if necessary). We will revisit this decision if DC’s Department of Health changes its guidance in Phase 3 of its reopening plan.

Parent Association Dues
The dues for each family to join The River School Parents Association (RSPA) is $75 per student.

Preschool Two Mornings

$13,100

Preschool Three Mornings

$19,200

Preschool Five Mornings

$24,900

Preschool Five
Full Days

$36,200

Elementary
K - Grade 3

$38,900

River's Program Offerings

The River School's Preschool Program and corresponding age guidelines are thoughtfully designed to optimize children's development throughout their toddler years (18 months - 3 years).

If you are interested in a program you don't see listed for a particular age, please email Megan Campbell  or call her at 202.337.3554 to discuss options.
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The River School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious affiliation, gender, ethnic or national origin in the administration of its admission, financial aid and other school-administered programs.

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