tuition/enrollment

Hours,Tuition & Policy:

All four Wow and Flutterville Playgarden locations require a 2-day-per-week attendance minimum. Please read below for additional location-specific tuition details.  Please note all tuition rates will increase by 5% each May to help pay our teacher's a sustainable wage.  

Wow and Flutterville In-home Locations:

(N. Portland/Alberta/Irvington)

Monday-Thursday 8am - 6pm

Friday 8am - 5pm

Monthly Tuition Rates:

Tuition includes lunch with milk and two snacks per day for children starting at age 1 year.

2 days/week $575

3 days/week $850

4 days/week $1,120

5 days/week $1,400

 

  • 5% sibling discount available on tuition for the eldest child. Rates return to standard if one sibling leaves the care of Wow and Flutterville Playgardens

  • Parents must provide diapers, wipes and diaper cream if used.

  • Tuition is due on the 1st of the month with a grace period till the 3rd

  • There is a $25.00 tuition late fee for everyday late past the 3rd

  • Tuition not received after 7 days from the 1st of the month will result in no child care provided until the payment has been received including late fees

  • If payment has not been made, a notice of default will be given and the child may lose his/her spot at the school

  • Tuition can be left in the child's journal, handed to the teacher or left in the mailbox at any in-home location

  • Any parents who may need a written receipt will need to notify the directors prior to the payment

  • The buy an extra day rate is $80, if room is available

  • There is a $40 fee for bounced checks

 

Wow and Flutterville Sellwood:

Monday-Friday 7am - 6 pm

Monthly Tuition Rates:

Infant/Toddler (6 weeks - 3 years)

Tuition includes lunch with milk and two snacks per day for children starting at age 1 year.

2 days/week $900

3 days/week $1,165

4 days/week $1,325

5 days/week $1,575

 

Preschool (3+ years)

Tuition includes lunch with milk and two snacks per day.

2 days/week $755

3 days/week $925

4 days/week $1,005

5 days/week $1,205

 

  • 5% sibling discount available on tuition for the eldest child. Rates return to standard if one sibling leaves the care of Wow and Flutterville Playgardens.

  • discount for employees of Moda, OHSU & US Military. Cannot be stacked with a sibling discount.

  • Parents must provide diapers, wipes and diaper cream if used.

  • 5% sibling discount available on tuition for the eldest child. Rates return to standard if one sibling leaves the care of Wow and Flutterville Playgardens

  • Tuition is due on the 15th of the month before care with a grace period till the 18th

  • There is a $25.00 tuition late fee for everyday late past the 18th

  • Tuition not received after 7 days from the 15th of the month before care, will result in no child care provided until the payment has been received including late fees

  • If payment has not been made, a notice of default will be given and the child may lose his/her spot at the school

  • A tuition box or envelope is located in each classroom for payments

  • Any parents who may need a written receipt will need to notify the directors prior to the payment

  • The buy an extra day rate is $80 for under 3 years/ $75 for over 3 years, if room is available

  • There is a $40 fee for bounced checks

Refund Policy:

Our program budget is based on receiving full tuition from all children enrolled. Therefore, there are no refunds due to illness, school closures, vacations, closures due to inclement weather or power outages, holidays or staff illness. We do not refund any prepaid tuition.

Additional Fees:

  • Snacks and Lunches: All Wow and Flutterville locations have lunches and snacks included in the tuition for children over 1yr of age; no additional payments will be required. All food will be organic, vegetarian & gmo free.

  • Registration Fee:

    • $100 one-time registration fee per family.

  • Supply Fee:

    • $100 non-refundable annual supply fee payable in monthly installments if desired or paid fully at time of enrollment

  • Final Month of Care Deposit:

    • $300 non-refundable deposit for your child’s final month of care

      • Final month of care requires a 30-day written notice

      • With 30 days’ notice, this deposit applies to your child's final month of care

  • Late Pick Up Fee:

    • $10 per every 5 minutes a child is picked up late, after a 5 minute grace period

    • Fees for late pick up will appear on a monthly billing statement

    • No discounts may be applied to late fees

Wow and Flutterville understands that unforeseen emergency circumstances may occasionally prevent a parent from picking his/her child up on time. However, parents who are habitually late inconvenience the school's staff as well as cause concern for their child. Consequently, we have implemented this policy. Please do note that families charged repeated late fees may have their service terminated.

Also please note: as per Federal guidelines, no child may be in care for more than 10hrs per day.

Enrollment:

Wow and Flutterville has a rolling enrollment system, meaning we welcome your family to apply at any time.

Wait-list Application PDF

2016-2017 Immunization Rates