Fees & Tuition

Tuition is based on the number of days a student is in care and the student’s age. We are open from Mondays to Fridays, 8:30am – 6pm. A minimum of 3 days enrollment is required.

Tuition is due monthly & from the 25th-31st of the prior month (i.e. August’s tuition would be due from July 25-31). Tuition paid after the 30th or 31st will be charged a $2 late fee per day starting the 1st.

Late Pick Up: Pick ups after 6pm will be charged $5 for every 5mins (or fraction of) and added to the coming month’s tuition.

 3-5 year olds:

  • 5 days: 1240
  • 4 days: 1220
  • 3 days: 1200

18 months – 3 years old:

  • 5 days: 1400
  • 4 days: 1380
  • 3 days: 1360

9 months -18 months:

  • 5 days: 1980
  • 4 days: 1960
  • 3 days: 1940

Afterschool Tuition (TK – 3rd: 5-8 year olds): 

  • 5 days:
    • 1:45/2:05pm Pick up: 720
    • 2:20/2:40pm Pick up: 680
  • 4 days:
    • 1:45/2:05pm Pick up: 700
    • 2:20/2:40pm Pick up: 660
  • 3 days:
    • 1:45/2:05pm Pick up: 680
    • 2:20/2:40pm Pick up: 660

There are no make up days for part-time students for school and national holidays or personal sick days & vacations. Students are expected to pay tuition in full for all student and school holidays. 

Tuition can be made via check or Zelle.

Please make checks to: El Cerrito Chinese Preschool or ECCPS. 

New Student Fees: There is a non-refundable registration/enrollment/processing fee of $188 total for all new students.

Materials Fee: There is a $30 monthly materials fee for all students age 2 and up.

COVID Fee: With the current pandemic, a $40 fee is added to the tuition for PPE and extra sanitizing that is needed.