Urban Prairie Waldorf School
"The direction in which education starts a man
will determine his future life."

Tuition & Tuition Assistance


Annual tuition, 2015-16: $12,500
Fees: $500 plus instrument rental for students in grades 3 and up
Sibling discount: 15% (Siblings attending our sister school, City Garden, will receive a 10% discount.)

Tuition payment plans are overseen by TADS.  You may pay through online banking or with a credit card.  There are 4 payment options–1 lump sum payment, 2 payments, 9 payments, or 11 payments.  You must sign up for one of these payment plans by March 15.

Tuition Assistance

We sets aside 13% of our total budget for tuition assistance.  This allows us to offer limited tuition assistance to families who demonstrate financial need.  Our programming and salary budgets are directly affected by our desire to extend the hand of brotherhood and provide assistance to families in need.  Thus, the assistance the school provides is not intended to subsidize discretionary lifestyle choices.  While assessing true need is always a challenge, TADS assesses applicants’ tax forms and other documents.  Out of this spirit of brotherhood, we expect that all families are fair and honest in their reporting.

To apply, please visit www.tads.com. Tuition assistance applications must be filed within two weeks of filing an application for admission. Tuition assistance applications for returning students are due by December 15 of each year.  Applications filed after the deadlines will be only be considered if assistance money remains in the budget after the initial distribution.  All tuition assistance applications are kept strictly confidential and will be viewed only by TADS, our tuition management company, and our Tuition Assistance Committee.