Application fees: A $75 non-refundable application fee is required upon submission of application. This is a one-time fee for all newly applying students. Application fees are not required for returning students.
Registration fees: A non-refundable annual registration fee is required of all students. Registration fee for new students is $500 if paid by due date, $800 if paid after due date. Registration fees for returning students is $300 by due date, $600 if paid after due date.
After School Care: Available until 5:00 pm.
- PreK/Kindergarten Program – parents should pick up their children at 12:30 pm and no later than 12:40 pm. Children who have not been picked up by 12:40 pm will be signed into our PreK/Kindergarten Extended program. There will be a $25 charge billed if children are picked up after 12:40 pm.
- PreK/Kindergarten Extended Program – parents should pick their children up at 3:00 pm and no later than 3:15 pm. Any PreK/Kindergarten child who has not been picked up by 3:15 pm will be signed into our Aftercare program and parents will be billed at the $8.00/hour drop-in rate. This will be billed in 15-minute increments or fraction thereof.
- Grade School and Middle School Programs – children not picked up by 3:45 pm will be placed in Aftercare and parents will be billed at the $8.00/hour drop-in rate. This will be billed in 15-minute increments or fraction thereof.
- Prepaid monthly after-care rate is $205 for PreK/Kindergarten Extended and $160 for Grade and Middle School and must be paid by the 5th day of the month, otherwise daily drop-in rates will apply. Pick-up after 5:00 pm is billed at $1.00/minute.
Annual Fund Drive: Parents, faculty, staff and friends of the school participate in our Annual Fund Drive. The money raised helps off-set the cost of running the school. We encourage all families to give to the Annual Fund in a way that is meaningful to them. Our goal is that 100% of our school community participate.
Payment Options: Tuition can be paid in full or in 12 monthly installments. Parents wishing to pay their annual tuition in full will receive a 2% discount off tuition if submitting full payment by June 1, 2021. Monthly payment option requires a 10% non-refundable deposit due June 1, 2021. Balance is due in 11 equal payments July 1, 2021 – May 1, 2022. All tuition must be paid in full by May 1, 2022 regardless of enrollment date.
Tuition and Fees: Tuition includes cost of most materials. There may be additional charges for supplies and special materials that are not provided by the school. Tuition does not cover the cost of class trips, field trips or other incidental minor costs. A late charge of $75.00 will apply for any payment received after the due date. Any returned checks will be subject to a $40.00 processing charge.
Instrument lessons: Individual lessons outside of school are required for all students in fifth grade and above. The minimum requirement is a thirty minute weekly private lesson.
Sibling Discounts: Sunrise School of Miami (SSoM) offers discounts to families with multiple children enrolled at the school. Sibling discounts are applied in the following manner: Oldest sibling pays full tuition, 5% discount is applied towards the 2nd oldest sibling’s tuition, 10% towards the 3rd and 15% towards the 4th. The school’s full tuition policies can be found on the Enrollment and Tuition contracts.
Tuition Assistance: The Board of Directors, Faculty Council and Faculty of Sunrise School of Miami’s goal is to maintain a student body that is socio-economically diverse. Tuition assistance is granted on the basis of demonstrated financial need and the availability of funds and is designed to enable qualified students to attend SSoM who might otherwise not be able to do so for financial reasons. We seek to support families who are committed to prioritizing this important investment in their child’s future. Tuition assistance is strictly for tuition.