Skip to content

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 2021 - June 2022 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The school offers a tuition refund insurance plan in the event that  child/children are withdrawn, transferred or have an extended illness.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 (2.3% for 2021-2022 school year).

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).

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).

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

Preschool Two Mornings

$13,400

Preschool Three Mornings

$19,600

Preschool Five Mornings

$25,400

Preschool Five
Full Days

$36,900

Elementary
K - Grade 3

$39,700

The River School Hours
Morning Preschool Program (2-Morning, 3-Morning and 5-Morning)
8:25 am - 11:45 am (dismissal runs from 11:45 am - 12:15 pm)
 
5 Full-Day Preschool and Elementary Programs
8:25 am - 2:45 pm (dismissal runs from 2:45 pm - 3:15 pm)
 
Extended Day Programs
Before Care: 8:00 am - 8:25 am
After Care: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 

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.
Programs Updated3

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.

Scroll To Top