Tuition & Fees

Enrollment Options and Tuition & Fee, 2009-10

Application Fee: A $50 application fee per child is due with the application interview form. In addition, $30/day will be charged for a 3-5 day visit to the kindergarten (if recommended by the teacher).

Registration Fee: A non-refundable $50 registration fee is due with the enrollment contract by July 1, 2009. Receipt of this fee reflects your good faith intention to enroll your child for the coming school year.

Supply Fee: Due July 1, 2009.The non-refundable supply fee covers the cost of consumable supplies, some kindergarten equipment, and a subscription to Renewal Magazine. In case of mid-year enrollment, the supply fee will be pro-rated.

Tuition Protection: Due August 1, 2009. An annual non-refundable fee of $150 per child is charged for a tuition protection plan that may cover a portion of the remaining financial obligation to Shining Star School if a child does not complete the school year.

Monthly Tuition: One-ninth of the annual tuition for 2009-10. Nine monthly tuition payments are due the 1st of each month from August 2009 through April 2010. Tuition paid in August covers the tuition for May 2010 (or the month after mid-year withdrawal). In case of mid-year enrollment, two monthly tuition payments are due at the time of enrollment. If enrollment starts in the middle of the month, tuition for that month will be pro-rated.

Sibling Discount: If you have a child enrolled at Shining Star School, you will receive a 15% discount for any additional child(ren). The oldest child is considered the first child.

Late/Penalty and Credit Card Payment Fees: An account becomes past due on the 10th of the month. A late fee of $20 will be assessed for past due amounts and $35 for returned checks. If choosing to pay tuition with a credit card, a fee of 2.2% + 30 cents per transaction will be passed on to families.

School Year: September 9, 2009 – May 27, 2010

Please make your checks payable to 'Waldorf Education for Houston' and send them to:

Dorothy Ogle
Waldorf Education for Houston
5331 Beverlyhill Str. #1
Houston, TX 77056

Shining Star School welcomes students of any race, religion, national and ethnic origin.


“When children relate what they learn to their own experience, they are interested and alive, and what they learn becomes their own. Waldorf schools are designed to foster this kind of learning.”
—Henry Barnes, a longtime Waldorf teacher and the former Chairman of the Board of AWSNA

Office: 5331 Beverlyhill St., #1, Houston, TX 77056 • School: 1504 Wirt Rd., Houston, TX 77055  
Tel (713) 960-8109 •