Hours & Tuition

Preschool Hours & Tuition Rates

Scholarships available for qualifying families. No registration or application fee applicable at this time. Tuition payments may be processed in monthly ACH installments between August 2022 – May 2023. All sessions outlined below are Monday thru Friday. Special circumstances requiring alternative day / hourly accommodations may be honored when feasible, provided they accord with ECC best practices.

Sessions Times Tuition Special Rate: Before 6/30
5 Hour Option:9:30am – 2:30pm$9,238$9,088 {+10% Sibling Discount}
6 Hour Option:8:30am – 2:30pm$10,413$10,263 {+12% Sibling Discount}
7 Hour Option:7:30am – 2:30pm$11,364$11,214 {+14% Sibling Discount}
8 Hour Option:8:30am – 4:30pm*$12,090$11,940 {+16% Sibling Discount}
9 Hour Option:7:30am – 4:30pm*$12,592$12,442 {+18% Sibling Discount}
Additional Care Option4:30pm - 5:30pm Mon-Thurs+$1,495+$1,345 {+20% Sibling Discount}

*2:30pm dismissal on Friday and Erev Chaggim


As a courtesy to our parent body, tuition deposits are being waived for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Once you are accepted, please complete all information requested in this easy FACTS account set-up so that we may finalize the personalized tuition payment schedule that works best for you.

Payment Processing and Financial Assistance

To ensure the security of monetary transactions, as well as online document submissions for scholarship consideration, Chai Academy has contracted the services of FACTS, a division of Nelnet Business Solutions.


Supporting Children with Physical Disabilities

Every child deserves a judgement-free environment to connect and thrive with friends. To the very best of our current resources, the Chai Academy at Congregation Ariel is eager to assist Jewish families of preschool age toddlers managing physical challenges. Together, we can explore opportunities to facilitate the interpersonal bonds and educational enrichment essential for healthy child development. Please contact us to schedule a visit at chaiacademy@congariel.org.