Prelude Preschool Tuition & Financial Aid

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Enroll your little one in an exceptional arts education offering an innovative and engaging curriculum for preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten age students. Prelude provides a nurturing environment for children and families to explore, learn, and create. Children are cared for by a dedicated team of expert artists, musicians, and educators within the walls of the treasured Community Music School of Springfield.

Prelude Preschool of the Arts Tuition:

Full DaysHalf Days
9am – 3pm9am – 12pm


For children under 4 years old, Prelude offers 2, 3, and 5 day schedules:

Choose Your ScheduleFull DaysHalf Days
9am – 3pm9am – 12pm
2 days: Tue/Thu$110/week$70/week
3 days: Mon/Wed/Fri$165/week$105/week
5 days: Mon-Fri$275/week$175/week

Extend your stay
by enrolling your child in Before and After School Care. Children will receive additional time for creating and exploring within a smaller group setting. Extended Care plans are flexible in order to accommodate families’ changing schedules.

Before CareAfter Care
7:30am – 9am3pm – 4:30pm
Unlimited Extended Care:$120/week
up to 10 hrs/week$90/week
up to 5 hrs/week$50/week
up to 3 hrs/week$30/week
  • Deposit and $50 registration fee due at enrollment
  • Extended Care billed monthly and can be updated on a
    monthly basis as needed
  • Flexible payment plans available
  • Tuition pro-rated for students who join during the school year or extend their enrollment through July and August

Financial Aid for Prelude Preschool of the Arts

Seven Hills Foundation Vouchers for Early Education and Care are accepted.

Beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, Prelude Preschool of the Arts offers limited financial aid to families who are eligible based on income level.

To apply for financial aid for Prelude Preschool of the Arts, please fill out the opens in a new windowPrelude Financial Aid Application Form.

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