Enrollment Deadlines & Fees

Announcement for 2017-18:

We have decided to close one of our classrooms beginning September 2017. Our remaining classroom will combine currently enrolled families and will be full for the 2017-18 school year with an already substantial wait list.  We will resume tours September 2017 for those interested in the 2018-19 school year.  There are so many wonderful schools in Portland and we wish you all the best in your hunt!

We fill openings based on the order we receive applications, so you are welcome to apply in advance.

Rising Song is certified to enroll children ages 2.5-6.

Application Fee = $20

Enrollment Fee = $225

Application form: Download

 
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Payment and Scheduling

Tuition includes an organic, vegetarian snack.  Families provide their own lunch. Tuition rates are divided into equal monthly payments and do not vary, even during months when there are closures. First and last month’s tuition is due upon registration. Subsequent tuition is due the 20th of each month

To best accommodate the individual needs of families, parents are given the opportunity to personalize their schedule to include the days of the week that work best for them, including an option to combine both full and half days.  The schedule is quite a puzzle, but it is almost always possible to meet each families needs!

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Payment Schedule

Tuition rates are divided into equal monthly payments and do not vary, even during months when there are closures. First and last month’s tuition is due upon registration. Subsequent tuition is due the 20th of each month. 

The minimum schedule requirement is 2 half days.  (Though we do not offer one day schedules, our tuition chart shows the cost for families calculating combined schedules.)

Half day= 8:30AM–1:00PM

Full day= 8:30AM–5:00PM

Days/Week

Income Level 1

Income Level 2

Income Level 3

Half Days Monthly Tuition Monthly Tuition Monthly Tuition
1 half day $174 $168 $164
2 half days $337 $328 $317
3 half days $491 $476 $461
4 half days $635 $615 $595
5 half days $770 $744 $718
Full Days Monthly tuition Monthly Tuition Monthly Tuition
1 full day $281 $272 $263
2 full days $544 $525 $506
3 full days $765 $737 $710
4 full days $964 $928 $892
5 full days $1160 $1116 $1071

Sliding Scale

Rising Song operates on a sliding scale. Please use this table to determine your household's income level.

To find out if your family qualifies for government assistance please visit the following links to the Department of Human Service’s website:

Childcare subsidy

Employment Related Day Care subsidy

Income Category

Household Size

Annual

Monthly

Level 3 2 19,1231,594
324,0892,008
429,0552,422
534,0212,857
Level 2 2 27,214 2,268
3 34,261 2,857
4 41,348 3,446
5 48,415 4,035

Additional Options

Before and After Care

Families may choose to lengthen the regular school day for half hour at the beginning and end of the day.  From 8:00–8:30 for Before Care, and/or 5:00–5:30 for After Care. The monthly fee for this addition is shown to the right.

Days/Week

1/2 hour
(AM or PM)

1 hour
(AM or PM)

1 day $18 $36
2 days $36 $72
3 days $54 $108
4 days $72 $144
5 day $90 $180
 
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