At a minimum, our after-school programs include one registered class per day, and one "choice time" activity, during which children can choose to play games, do arts and crafts, finish homework, or run around outside. You may choose to replace Choice Time with an additional class on any given day.

Monthly tuition is based on your child's total number of classes per week. If you sign up for five days of program, you will be charged for five classes unless you opt to add additional classes. There is no charge for choice time.

Please note, there is a $100 Registration Fee for all programs. This fee is waived for siblings (i.e., one fee per family) as well as for members of the Downtown Community Center.

1 $180
2 $303
3 $395
4 $410
5 $430
6 $520
7 $595
8 $675
9 $750
10 $825

Please note: A few of our classes have additional fees each semester. These fees are noted in the class description and include the extra materials, costumes, and/or teaching partners required for the class.


Financial Aid and Sliding Scale Tuition

Working parents with limited income in need of after-school childcare may apply for reduced tuition. To find out more about eligibility information and application process, please email

M225 Ella Baker Tuition 

Please note: If you child attends M225 The Ella Baker school (Grades 2-5) different tuition rates apply. Please contact for more information.


M225 Ella Baker Tuition (Grade Pre-K - 1)

M225 Ella Baker Tuition
(Grade 2-5)
1 $180 $180
2 $303 $250
3 $395 $320
4 $410 $345
5 $430 $380
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