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Juniper Hill School Enrollment Information

If you are interested in enrolling your child(ren) at Juniper Hill School, our application and enrollment process for the 2018-2019 school year begins in February. In the meantime, please view the enrollment information below.

Tuition Rates

The tuition rates for 2018-2019 are as follows:


Nature Class: Pre-preK (ages 3-4), Thursdays and/or Fridays (1 and or 2 days, or part of those days)
Nature ½ Day - $1530 ($250 tuition deposit)
Nature 2x 1/2 Days - $3045 ($500 tuition deposit)
Nature ½ Day + Full Day - $3630 ($500 tuition deposit)
Nature Full Day - $3045 ($500 tuition deposit)
Nature Friday Only - $2100 ($500 tuition deposit)
Nature 2 Full Days - $5145 ($500 tuition deposit)

Seeds Class: PreK (ages 3-5), Monday-Wednesday (3 days), Monday-Friday (5 days)
Seeds Three Days - $6675 ($600 tuition deposit)
Seeds Five Days - $8615 ($750 tuition deposit)

Roots Class (K, ages 5-6)  
$8615 ($750 tuition deposit)

ELEMENTARY PROGRAM (Place-Based Elementary School)

Sprouts/Branches Class (grades 1-2, ages 6-8) 
$8615 ($750 tuition deposit)

Branches/Leaves Class (grades 3-4, ages 8-10)
$8615 ($750 tuition deposit)

*Siblings receive a 10% discount for the second (and third, and so on) child enrolled in the same school year (discount applied to the least expensive program(s)).
*There is no longer a separate materials fee. Families are responsible for providing outdoor gear for all seasons as outlined on our gear lists. Lists can be found in the Family Portal after enrollment. Gear swaps are held among community families to help offset the costs of providing gear.

Scholarships and Financial Aid
We are unable to provide tuition scholarships or financial aid at this time but we encourage you to reach out to our Founder, Anne Stires, to discuss any situation which might prevent attendance for family with a sincere desire to enroll their child at Juniper Hill School. However, we hope to offer scholarships and financial aid soon. 

The four-step application and acceptance process includes:   

-Fill out the application and send a $35 application fee. 
-Contact us to arrange a school tour or attend one of our 2018 Open House events:

 Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10am-noon 

Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10am-noon

Saturday, May 5, from 11am-1pm

-Arrange a scheduled teacher-child-parent meeting time. 
-Admissions decisions for new students begin March 30 until all spaces are filled. (Priority is given to returning students and their siblings.) After that, students will be placed on our waiting list. 

For more information, please contact: 
Anne Stires, M.Ed., School Director
Ph: 207-586-5711  
180 Golden Ridge Road
Alna, ME  04535