New Students Registration Fee: $150
Returning Students Registration Fee: $100
Preschool: $6,250..............................8:45 AM- 1:00 PM
Extended care: $3,500.......................1:00 PM- 3:45 PM*
Kindergarten: $9,750.........................8:45 AM- 3:45 PM*
Elementary: $11,000..........................8:45 AM- 3:45 PM*
Sibling Discount: 10% discount on lowest tuition(s) if two or more children are enrolled in school. Applicable only on full payments and payments made on time.
Third Year Discount Students who are enrolling for their third year of preschool and entering kindergarten are eligible for the previous year's tuition pricing.
*All preschool ends at 1:00 on Fridays. Kindergarten and Elementary end at 1:30 on Fridays.
JUF Right Start Tuition Vouchers
JUF Right Start provides a financial voucher for families enrolling their children during the academic year in a Jewish infant, toddler or preschool program for the first time. If a child is the first in a family to attend a Jewish early childhood program, that child is eligible for the $2,000 JUF Right Start Signature Voucher. A child who is not the first in the family to attend a Jewish early childhood program is eligible for a $500 JUF Right Start Sibling voucher. To learn more about eligibility and applying for vouchers, please click here.
JUF Right Start Federal Tax Credit Matching Funds
Families who qualify for the full Federal Child Tax Credit Option are eligible for matching funds from JUF Right Start! For the 2022-23 school year, in addition to the existing voucher program, JUF Right Start is expanding: Families receiving the full Child Tax Credit may be eligible for up to $3,600 in matching funds (a total of up to $7,200 in savings)! Visit JUF.org/RightStart to see if your family qualifies and to apply.
Invest In Kids Scholarship Tax Credit Program
Shaarei Chinuch Day School families with kindergarten and elementary students are eligible to apply for scholarships through the Invest in Kids Scholarship Program run by the State of Illinois. The program is designed to help low-income and working-class families afford high quality private education while offering a large tax credit to the individuals that contribute to our school’s scholarship fund. To learn more, please click here.