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Our preschool serves children ages 18 months through 5 years old. We look forward to welcoming you to our community!

Our application is hosted through Brightwheel. If you do not yet have a child enrolled at CCS, you will be asked to create a new account before applying.

Program & Curriculum

Click here to learn more about CCS’s program, pedagogy, and curriculum.

Tuition for 2024-2025 School Year

Program Toddler
(18-35 months on September 1)
(Age 3+ by September 1)

5-day Part Day (8:15-12:30)



5-day Full Day (8:15-3:00)



5-day Extended Day (8:15-6:00)



Note: Toddler vs PreK tuition is determined by the child’s age on September 1. Tuition does not change midyear on a child’s birthday.

6:00 Add-On Fee for PHLpreK and CCW families (those programs pay for our Full Day 3:00 schedule)

  • $550/month for PHLpreK families (CCW may also subsidize)
  • $40/week for CCW families

Payment and Fees

At the time of enrollment, families secure your child’s spot with an enrollment fee of $35 (new families only) and a security deposit of $400, and a first month’s tuition payment. After that, tuition is paid monthly, due the fifth day of the month prior to the month of care (i.e., October tuition is due by September 5th). Tuition payments are made through Brightwheel; we also accept check and cash.

To Apply and Enroll

To secure enrollment at CCS we require:

Financial Aid

See our financial aid page for more information.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Children’s Community School welcomes all children and families. Our policies, procedures, and practices are designed to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, or gender. More information on our social justice page.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) E-mail:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.