TUITION & SUPPLY FEE PAYMENT DATES:Student Tuition and Supply Fees

  • April 30th – Kindergarten re-registration deadline and 30% non-refundable deposit.
  • June 8th – To guarantee your child’s space in the class,  30% non-refundable deposit on all costs are due and payable. NEW! A $200 fee will be charged for late re-registrations, starting June 9th.
  • August 31st – Deadline for all tuition and fees payable for the school year (including the 30% non-refundable deposit).

2018-2019 School Year

Payment Rate 100% Reduced






Kindergarten & Classes 1-8 $3300 $2805 $1980 $1980

Tuition is supported by per student operating grants received from the BC Ministry of Education. This support is only available to the school for eligible families (e.g.: the international student is eligible if one of the parents have a valid work permit, or full student visa). See foreign student/international student fees.

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Foreign Student Fee

$5173 –In addition to tuition and supply fees if not recognized for B.C. Government Educational Operating Grant Funding.

Click here for International Homestay Student Program Details

Additional Fees

Supply Fees (per child; non-refundable) *

Kindergarten:  $300
Classes 1, 2, 3: $435
Classes 4, 5:     $460
Classes 6, 7, 8: $560

Administrative Fee:  $100 per year, per family

Nelson & Area Waldorf School Association Society Dues:  $100 per family, per year

* Supply fees do not include fees associated with field trips. Field trips are subsidized by fundraising efforts of class parents, but costs can range from $100 – over $300 depending on the grade and the activity.

Read our Tuition and Supply Fee Guidelines

Tuition Modification

At Nelson Waldorf School we support Social Inclusion.  In an effort to include a wide spectrum of families, we have developed a Tuition Modification Program.  Each year applications can be filled out outlining the family’s financial situation.

Click here for more information about Tuition Modification.