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School Year

Our 36 week school year typically begins the Wednesday before Labor Day and continues through the week before Memorial Day. We take a two-week winter break and a one-week spring break in March. We close for national and bank holidays as well as major holidays.


The 2016-2017 tuition is $7,200, or $800 a month for 9 months. Open enrollment begins February 1, 2016. Tuition supports non-consumable textbooks, most supplies, most field trips, admission to concerts, plays, and museums. Children supply their own lunches. Tuition can be paid monthly, semi-annually, or annually. Please refer to the enrollment agreement for payment options/details.

Afterschool Care

Based on interest, CS#1 will be considering afterschool care for the 2016-2017 academic year. This would be a nominal, incremental fee for families. Please note on the bottom of your enrollment form if this is something that would be of interest to you.

Enrollment Requirements


A limited number of scholarships may be available for the 2016-2017 academic year based on financial need. CS#1 uses an outside provider [FAIR-Financial Assessment Independent Review, Inc.] to assess financial need. This organization ensures a confidential, standardized method to award scholarships. If you are interested in applying, please read these instructions. There is a $30 fee to apply. Beginning February 1, 2016 through February 19, 2016, you may apply online at www.fairapp.com (the code is 157 for CS #1). If you prefer to submit a paper application, please email kbaker@cs1elementary.org to request an application.

Non Discrimination Policy

Community School Foundation admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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