Ages and Hours of Operation

AELC accepts children from 12 months to school age. Our kindergarten and before- and after-school program picks up children from Palmer and Carson Elementary Schools.

The center is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. We operate year-round and are closed only for major holidays and one week in August each year.

Monthly Tuition Fees
August 20, 2018–May 31, 2019
Full Day, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

RoomAgeRate
Firefly Room12 months and walking–2 years
$1,138
Bumblebee Room2–3 years$1,138
Ladybug Room3 by October 1$990
Butterfly Room4 by December 1$990
Cricket Room4½ by August 20$990
Before Care 7–8 a.m. (all classrooms)$75
After Care 5–6 p.m. (all classrooms)$75
  • Tuition is due the first day of every month. Tuition will be prorated for August and December. If tuition is not received by the 5th of the month, it is considered late and a fee of $25 will be assessed.
  • Tuition is not reduced during school breaks, holidays, family vacations, schedule adjustments, or absence due to illness.
  • If you withdraw your child from school, a minimum 30 day written notice is required. One additional month of tuition will be charged for notice less than 30 days.

Before and After Care
August 20, 2018 – May 31, 2019

Before Care (includes transportation and breakfast)
3 days $604 days $705 days $80
After Care (includes transportation and snack)
3 days $1504 days $1805 days $215
Before and After Care (includes transportation, breakfast and snack)
3 days $2104 days $2505 days $295
School Closure days (vacation and non-contract days)
$30 per day
  • Tuition is due the first day of every month. Tuition will be prorated for August and December. If tuition is not received by the 5th of the month, it is considered late and a fee of $25 will be assessed.
  • Tuition is not reduced during school breaks, holidays, family vacations, schedule adjustments, or absence due to illness.
  • If you withdraw your child from school, a minimum 30 day written notice is required. One additional month of tuition will be charged for notice less than 30 days.