Enrollment & Fees


Admission Procedure

Children entering the center will be placed in the appropriate class based on their age as of September 1st of the current school year.  This guideline is in keeping with theEscambiaCounty school system.


It is the parent’s responsibility to complete and return all required forms prior to the child’s first day of attendance.  All immunization (FDCF form #680) and physical (FDCF from #3040) records are to be updated as needed or requested.  Please refer to Appendix B for current immunization requirements.

The following forms are required:

  • CEC Enrollment Agreement
  • DCF Child Care Application
  • Signed Statement that the CEC has provided the custodial parents or legal guardian with the brochure “Know Your Childcare Facility” (CF/PI 175-24) & a copy of the program’s disciplinary procedures
  • Influenza Virus, Guide to Parents (CF/PI 175-70), signed annually
  • GUMC Media Release
  • GUMC Medical Authorization Form
  • Family History
  • ASQ Consent Form
  • Food Permission Form

Tuition Rates & Fees

All fees and tuition amounts are to be paid according to the requirements outlined in the “Financial Policy” section of this Handbook, and are NON-REFUNDABLE. In-house registration for the Summer and Fall Terms will be held during the month of February, with registration opening to the public the first week of March.  Once classes reach full enrollment a waiting list will be established.  As positions become available, individuals will be contacted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Registration fees and tuition rates are as follows:

Registration Fees – School Year Term – $100.00

VPK Wrap-Around Program – $60.00

Afterschool Program – $45.00

Summer Term – $35.00

Supply Fees – School Term* – $25.00

Summer Term – $10.00

*No supply fee for students enrolled in VPK hours only.

Tuition Rates


Class 5-day Program 3-day Program 2-day Program
One Year Olds $530.00 $325.00 $220.00
Two Year Olds $510.00 $310.00 $215.00
Three Year Olds $480.00 $295.00 $200.00
Four Year Olds $460.00 -summer

$480.00 – non-VPK

$285.00 – summer

$295.00 – non-VPK

$190.00 – summer

$200.00 – non VPK

VPK + Wrap Around $380.00 $235.00 $160.00
VPK Wrap AM Only $135.00 $90.00 $65.00
Afterschool $270.00 Not Offered Not Offered
School Age Summer Camp $375.00 $235.00 $165.00


Additional Fees – Breakfast – $1.25

Lunch – $3.50

Early/Extended Care – $1.00 each per day

Late Fee – $1.00 per minute


Our center believes that children need individual attention; therefore we strive to keep our classes as small as possible.  Our ratios are below the state-mandated requirements.  Our target class size and child/teacher ratios are as follows:

Class Children Teachers
Ones        9        2
Twos       14        2
Threes       15        2
Fours       20        2