Private Tuition & Fees Effective for the 2019-20 School Year

Private Program 5-Day PlayGarden or Private Kinder 3-Day (T, W, TH) PlayGarden
Deposit* $200 $200
Annual Tuition $7,000 $4,800
Snacks & Materials Expenses $250 $150
Monthly Fee** $700 $480

An application fee of $100 is due upon submission of application. The application fee is waived for 2nd year enrollments.

*Deposit is due upon enrollment confirmation to hold space, is non-refundable and applies towards the may tuition.

**Monthly Fee based on payments scheduled over 10 months (Aug 1 to May 1).

Snack and materials expense is due by August 13th start date.

2nd Child: 10% discount is applied for 2nd child when multiple siblings are enrolled in the private program.

DMS is a DES Authorized childcare site. Reduced Fees & Scholarships are temporarily unavailable, please check back at a later date.


Participation in the private program does not guarantee a space in the charter Kindergarten or 1st grade.

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Desert Marigold will be closed for the remainder of the 19/20 school year as we evaluate the ongoing developments of COVID-19 {read more}