Spring Ahead is accepting full-time families

  • Spring Ahead Children’s Academy will be closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (2 days), and Christmas (2 days). There will be 3 tuition-free weeks in which we will be closed for our staff and families to enjoy some personal time off during spring, summer, & winter. Please make sure to review the School Year calendar for days off. Any changes to these dates or emergency closings will be communicated via Brightwheel.

  • Breakfast, lunch, and 2 snacks are served daily with no additional charge. Children who are not toilet trained will need diapers, wipes, and any additional creams or ointments.  Children in our toilet training classroom will need pull-ups.  Clean bedding is supplied.  A pillow can be purchased for $12 in the Main Office (for your child’s use only) and will be laundered at school.

  • Our building is open from 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Breakfast is served until 8:00 AM. Those who are not included in the breakfast count at the time of enrollment can be dropped off as early as 8:10 AM.

  • Our School Day begins promptly at 8:30 AM and ends at 3:00 PM. To avoid class disruptions, we expect all students to be present during this time frame:
    • No late drop-offs after 8:30 AM.
    • No early pick-ups in the middle of our school’s Rest Periods (12:00PM – 2:30PM).
    • If you should need an early pick-up or to schedule a late drop-off, please notify the Main Office via Brightwheel.
    • Late arrivals (before the 10:30 AM cut-off) should be accompanied by a doctor’s note. If your child receives any vaccinations at their appointment, we request that they stay at home for the remainder of the day in case any side-effects should occur.
    • Thank you for cooperation, as we know transitions and changes in children’s schedules can be difficult not only for your little one, but other children in the classroom as well.

  • Tuition is due on Friday for the following week of service. The full tuition is required each week.  If not paid by Monday morning at 9:30 AM, a $25.00 late fee will be assessed.

  • There will be a $35 charge for checks returned due to insufficient funds.

  • Any family with an overdue account will have one week to bring the account to good standing. For any account 2 weeks past due, the family will not be able to return until all tuition and fees are paid in full.

  • An annual non-refundable registration fee will be collected by May 31st. This fee secures your child(ren)’s spot for the upcoming school year.

  • For new enrollment or a family wishing to take the summer months (June & July) off, they can hold their child(ren)’s spot by paying the registration fee with the first week’s tuition along with the necessary paperwork for the child’s file. Once paid, these fees are non-refundable.

  • If a family decides to withdraw from the school, a 2-week notice is required, and a Withdrawal Notice must be filled out.




  • If a family selects to be on our MONTHLY payment program, Spring Ahead Children’s Academy will apply a monthly recurring 5% discount off the Total Due. Payment must be made in advance before the start of each month.  A helpful hint to determine if it is a 4- or 5-week tuition month is to count how many Mondays are in the month.

  • Spring Ahead Children’s Academy will apply a 10% sibling discount off the oldest child’s tuition. *The sibling discount is not applicable for our Before & After School Program.

  • Referral Discounts are available. Spring Ahead Children’s Academy will apply a $250 referral discount after the new family has attended for 60 days.

  • Half-off Vacation Rates are available for families after being with us for 6 months. Each family can receive up to 2 separate discounted weeks per year.

  • Our transitions to new classrooms take place during the months of June, August, and January based on birthdates, children’s needs, and classroom needs.



(annual, non-refundable) $75 for one child or $100 per family



Rates below are effective for the week ending June 3, 2022.
*Rates are subject to change





Cozy Caterpillar (infant) 3 to 12 months $325
Lucky Ladybug (toddler) 12 months and older $305
Little Duckling (toddler 2) 12 months and older $305
Bouncing Bunny (2’s) 24 months and older $290
Busy Bee (toilet-training) 30 months and older (pull-ups) $280
Leap Frog (pre-school) 3 years and older (toilet trained) $270
Soaring Butterfly (pre-K) 4 years and older (toilet trained) $260
Wise Owls (pre-K 2) 4 years and older (toilet trained) $260
Shooting Stars (school-age) Before & After School Program n/a
Shooting Stars Summer Camp School-age children $260


**Our license is currently not signed up to accept CCDF Vouchers.**

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