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Our Mission: The Raleigh School is a cooperative community of children, parents and teachers that fosters a love of learning in an atmosphere of challenge, inquiry and respect.

Tuition & Fees

Our school has a long history of keeping tuition rates as low as possible while maintaining high standards of teaching and educational excellence.

Tuition for the 2021-2022 school year will be finalized in mid-late December 2020. Please check back here after that time.

2020-2021 Tuition Rates

GradeAnnual Tuition
Kindergarten-Grade 5$14,250
Kindergarten-Grade 5$1,000 one time only elementary entry fee
Parent ChildAnnual Tuition
Parent/Child Toddlers (Thursdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.)$900
Preschool 2sAnnual Tuition
Morning TTh (8:45-11:45 a.m.)$3,200
Half-Day TTh (8:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.)$5,200
Half-Day MWF (8:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.)$7,700
Preschool 3sAnnual Tuition
Half-Day TTh (8:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.)$4,500
Half-Day MWF (8:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.)$6,650

Preschool 4sAnnual Tuition
Half-Day M-F (8:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.)$9,500
School-Day MWF (8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.)$7,600
School-Day M-F (8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.)$12,500
School-Day TTh (8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.)$5,000
Tuition Refund Plan


The Raleigh School offers a Tuition Refund Plan through Dewar, Inc. for families of elementary students.

Why consider the Tuition Refund Plan?

The Tuition Refund Plan provides substantial insurance protection at a modest cost.

Your financial obligation to the school is for the full annual tuition as stated in the TRS enrollment contract. The Raleigh School cannot refund tuition or cancel unpaid obligations if your child is forced to withdraw during the academic year.

If your child withdraws, the Tuition Refund Plan will pay benefits to the school (subject to the terms of the policy and the amount insured), which provides substantial assistance in meeting your financial obligation.

Every year, thousands of students must withdraw from private schools. Here are some examples of situations resulting in withdrawals:

  • Family move
  • Injury or illness
  • Death of parent or student
  • Disciplinary dismissal
  • Scholastic difficulties
  • Financial problems
  • Mental health conditions
  • Job loss
  • Change of objective

Read more about how the Dewar Tuition Refund Plan can protect your tuition commitment against unforeseen withdrawals or dismissals.

The most amazing thing about this is that my children were in an environment that has fostered a love of learning. Not only is the learning fun but the teachers allow the kids to be kids and use their own creativity. No matter where they go to middle school I believe that TRS has set the foundation of how teachers should treat students and how people treat people.

Lauri Andrews, TRS parent