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$ 480
Mar 2008
Garland, TX
daycare/preschool
Monthly daycare preschool  more... close row
$ 825
Feb 2008
Fremont, CA
private
Private school preschool  more... close row

Description of service

We signed up our oldest child (at 3 years old) for a local private school. Prior to his first day because he was enrolled after the school session for the year started, we understood that his tuition includes lunch and a snack. So we were all very excited he would be going to school and will have lunch, snack and play with other children and learn new things.


Review of Service

After his first day of school, my husband told me that our son came home crying saying that they wouldn't give him any lunch and he wanted to go back to school to get lunch. I didn't understand what happened. I immediately called the school, but the administrator was already gone for the day.

I called the next day and spoke with the administrator. She said that we didn't pay for our son to have lunch at school -- it was an additional charge. And the difference came up to $60 per day. Our son had lunch the same day at school.

We agreed to pay it. Our son had lunch at school for a few weeks and said the food was no good so we changed his school schedule to remove lunch from his program.


Tips

I guess every bit of money counts to private schools. We didn't know that private schools would start to "nickel and dime" for everything and they are very strict about their contracts. I still think that what we are paying is too much, but it is cheaper than a babysitter. I know that the same type of school about 300 miles away charges about $90 less. The price might have to do with location. To say the least about private school, we know our son is at school and becoming educated everday and not at someone's house being "babysat" and bored.


$ 8
Jan 2008
Northeast Arkansas
preschool
Half-day Preschool  more... close row
$ 890
Apr 2008
Ashburn, VA
Preschool
Monthly fee for preschool which daughter loves  more... close row
$ 90
Apr 2008
South Point, Ohio
Preschool Daycare
Two year old learns ABCs in preschool  more... close row
$ 700
Jan 2008
Rainbow City, AL
preschool
Sign-up fee and one semester of preschool  more... close row
$ 225
May 2008
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Private Church Based Preschool
Three days a week of preschool  more... close row
$ 600
Sep 2007
Massapequa Park, NY
private preschool
Preschool with field trips  more... close row
$ 840
Mar 2008
Manassas, Virginia
Private Preschool
Teachers don't make learning a chore  more... close row
$ 750
Sep 2007
Chicago, Illinois
Private Pre-School For Gifted Children
Monthly cost for gifted child preschool  more... close row
$ 380
Sep 2007
Chicago, Illinois
Half day
Half day of preschool for a month  more... close row
$ 3500
Sep 2007
Tuckahoe, N.Y.
Private Nursery School
Good communication with kids and teachers essential  more... close row
$ 300
Sep 2006
Memphis, Tennessee
Private Christian Coed Preschool
Christian preschool for four year old  more... close row
$ 99
Jun 2008
Atlanta, Georgia
Preschool
Cost for a week of invitation-only preschool  more... close row
$ 0
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$ 1250
Jun 2008
Plainview, NY
Daycare/Nursery School
Staff is dedicated and proessional  more... close row
$ 192
May 2008
Leesburg, Virginia
Private preschool and after school day care center
No better than public preschools  more... close row
$ 1493
Jan 2008
Long Valley, NJ
Preschool at a Church
Preschool at a local church  more... close row
$ 88
May 2008
Akron, OH
Preschool / Daycare
Price per month for two days of preschool  more... close row
$ 120
Mar 2008
Rockford, Michigan
private, part-time
Three days a week  more... close row