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Rates & Schedules

Monthly rates

Below are monthly tuition rates as of September 2016. Payments are due on the 25th of the month prior to service. Students of Shoreline Community College are offered a reduced tuition rate. The Center accepts Washington State Child Care subsidies for Shoreline students, faculty, and staff only. Tuition rates are usually raised one time per year with approval from the Shoreline Community College Board of Trustees.

The Parent Child Center prioritizes enrolling children of Shoreline Community College students. The program also serves staff and faculty of the College. There are limited full-time spaces for children from the community.

Full days are limited to 10 hours a day, per childcare licensing regulation.

Full day/full time

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon-Fri

Full days are limited to 10 hours a day per childcare licensing regulation. 

Partial days

7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mon-Fri

For children enrolled after July 1, 2016, partial-day enrollment is available to SCC students, faculty, and staff only.

Half days

7-11:30 a.m. Mon-Fri OR 1:30-6 p.m. Mon-Fri

For children enrolled after July 1, 2016, half-day enrollment is available to SCC students, faculty, and staff only. 

Infant rooms

(6 weeks through 17 months; ratio 1 teacher: 4 children)

  SCC Student SCC Faculty/Staff Community
Full Time $1,403 $1,650 $1,650
Partial Days $1,186 $1,394 *
Half Days (AM/PM) $821 $965 *

Toddler rooms

(12 months through 35 months; ratio 1 teacher: 7 children)

  SCC Student SCC Faculty/Staff Community
Full Time $1,126 $1,325  $1,325
3 Full Days $878 $1,034  *
2 Full Days $586 $689  *
Partial Days $951 $1,120  *
Half Days (AM/PM) $659 $775  *

Preschool rooms

(30 months through 5 years; ratio 1 teacher: 10 children)

  SCC Student SCC Faculty/Staff Community
Full Time $956 $1,125 $1,125
3 Full Days $746 $878 *
2 Full Days
$497 $585 *
Partial Days
$808 $951 *
Half Days (AM/PM) $559 $658 *

Other fees

  • The change of schedule fee is $25 (approval required/dependent on space availability).
  • 30 days notice is required for withdrawal.
  • A $100 non-refundable registration fee is due upon enrollment. (This fee also applies to drop-in children.)
  • A $75 non-refundable registration fee is due each following summer.  (This fee also applies to drop-in children.)
  • Parents will be charged $1.50 per minute for any pick up/ drop off after/ before their child's scheduled time ends/ begins, starting with the first minute.
  • There is a $35 late payment charge for payments made after the due date.

Additional care

Additional care is offered when space is available for children currently enrolled (additional care is limited to space available, please call ahead 206-546-4690).

Drop-in care

Drop-in care is offered when space is available for children not currently enrolled, in the Preschool and Pre-K classrooms only, at the following rates (drop-in care is limited to space available, please call ahead 206-546-4690):

  • $56 per half day
  • $80 per partial day
  • $95 per full day