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Rates, Hours Of Operation, & Calendar

Biweekly Tuition Rates
Rates are based on annual tuition and divided evenly over the course of the school year.  Holidays and breaks are taken into account.
Tuition is due on a bi-weekly basis and is required to be paid two weeks prior to the dates of service.  All rates below are based on an annual tuition for cost of service.  For more details on rates, payment schedule, please review the GMP Handbook 21-22 School Year 

Trial Day
Growing Minds trial days are offered from 8AM-12PM, contact us for more information.

Discount Family Referral Program
Each time a new child is enrolled, the currently enrolled referral family will receive a $75 tuition credit provided the student stays for at least 90 days. 
New Enrollments: All new enrollments, as a result of a family referral, will have their application fee of $50 credited back after remaining in the program for 90 days.

Toddlers Students - Growing Minds toddlers are defined as children 2 years of age who may or may not be potty trained. Toddler students may be moved to a new room during the same school year based on key benchmarks in their development which include cognitive, social and emotional development. 

Preschool/Pre-K Students -  Growing Minds Preschool/Pre-K students are defined as students who are 3-5 years of age, who are potty trained and demonstrate the ability to participate in a structured learning environment.
Enrollment Type Two Year Old  
Three & Four Year Old
5 full days $412 $399
5 half days $275 $275
Drop-in $78 $65
Additional Child Rate 15%  15% 

Hours of Operation
  • Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m Main Campus
  • Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m for Marley Park & Freedom Campuses
  • Academic Day Starts at: 8:30AM 
  • Half Day Student Hours: 8AM - 12PM

2022-2023 Academic Year Calendar - Enroll In 22/23 School Year Now

2022 - 2023 Academic Year Calendar
  • Meet The Teacher Night, August 1st, 2022
  • 1st Day of School, August 2
  • Parent Teacher Conferences 
  • October 17-21
    April 10-14
  • Parent Connect Meetings, 5-6PM,November 22, January 24, February 28, March 28 
  •  Early Closure Dates for Staff Training
  • We will close at 4pm the following dates:
  • 8/26, 9/30, 10/28, 1/27, 3/3, 4/21
  • Preschool Closed
    Labor Day Sept 5
    Fall Break Oct 14
    Veterans Day Nov 11
    Thanksgiving Break Nov 23-25
    Winter Holiday Dec 23-Jan 3
    Martin Luther King Day Jan 16
    President's Day Feb 20
    Spring Holiday Mar 17
    Graduation Day, May 26
    Last Day of School May 26
    Staff Summer Training, School Closed,  May 29-June 2

2022 Summer Camp

Summer Camp: 6/5-7/28
PLEASE NOTE:  Satellite campuses at Marley Park and Freedom Traditional Academy are aligned to the school calendar, please refer to the 22/23 DUSD School Calendar.