Tom Thumb Preschool
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Tom Thumb Preschool Tuition for Juniors and Seniors

Tom Thumb’s tuition is a yearly figure based on a ten month school calendar year (not a corporate year). We offer a budget plan of ten equal monthly payments due the first of each month. Tom Thumb does not charge a registration fee. There are no additional fees (except for graduation).

Upon registering your deposit of $100 will be credited to June’s tuition payment, your second payment will be due on the first of September. Please make your checks payable to Tom Thumb Preschool.  We accept major credit cards and most debit cards.

Tuition Rates: For school year (Tom Thumb offers a 20% discount for a second child in the program. If either parent was a Tom Thumb graduate, they receive a 10% discount.)
Only 1 discount offered per family

Tuition for All Tom Thumb Preschool Programs:

2:15 PM Dismissal Program: 8:45 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.

  • 2 days per week (Tues/Thurs)     - $ 298 per month
  • 3 days per week (Mon/Wed/Fri)   - $ 423 per month
  • 3 days per week (Tues/Thurs/Fri) - $ 423 per month
  • 5 days per week (Mon – Fri)        - $ 686 per month

3:15 PM Dismissal Program: 8:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

  • 2 days per week (Tues/Thurs)     - $ 352 per month
  • 3 days per week (Mon/Wed/Fri)   - $ 499 per month
  • 3 days per week (Tues/Thurs/Fri) - $ 499 per month
  • 5 days per week (Mon – Fri)        - $ 808 per month

Enrollment will be accepted as applications are received. The first received are the first to obtain class and session desired! A verification of enrollment will be acknowledged.


Before and After School Care:

We offers this care for only students enrolled in our programs. After Care is available only for those enrolled in the 3:15 PM Dismissal Program

  • Before School hours:
  • Arrive between 8:01 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. - $5 per day
  • Arrive After 8:30 a.m.- $2 per day

  • After school hours:
  • Picked up between 3:30 & 4:00 p.m. – $5 per day
  • Picked up between 3:30 & 5:00 p.m. – $9 per day
  • Picked up between 3:30 & 6:00 p.m. – $12 per day


Tom Thumb will continue to follow Lakeland Central School District's academic calendar

We must be notified prior to August 15th if you are withdrawing your child, in order for us to refund ½ of your deposit. Your deposit will be forfeited if your child is withdrawn after our session begins. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Please note that it is impossible to deduct for any absenteeism. This is absolutely necessary to guarantee salaries, maintenance, insurance, payments, etc. Please do not ask us to make exceptions.

Tuition Summary and Comparison Chart

  Tom Thumb Preschool Programs 2:15 PM Dismissal Program 3:15 PM Dismissal Program
Sessions Yearly Fee Cost per Hour Yearly Fee Cost per Hour
2 days a week T/Th $2,980 $7.32 $3,520 $7.31
3 days a week M/W/F or T/Th/F $4,230 $7.32 $4,990 $7.31
5 days a week M-F $6,860 $6.96 $8,080 $6.94

Tuition Analysis Report

Comparison of Tom Thumb Preschool TuitionThe table to the left is a Tuition Analysis Report for Tom Thumb Preschool by the different programs we offer. The best value for our customers appear with red box and a yellow star.

You may download the complete tuition analysis document by clicking on the table to the left or on Tom Thumb Tuition Analysis Report.

Tom Thumb Continues to Offer a Reasonable Tuition

Tom Thumb has created an exceptional educational program. We have made a concentrated effort to keep the cost of our program as competitive as possible. Our goal is to give our students the most enriching program possible.