Sliding Scale Tuition Program
Pre-K 4 SA has affordable tuition spaces available for families who do not live within a participating school district, participating public school or do not meet the eligibility requirements for free prekindergarten according to the Texas Education Agency.
- Sliding scale tuition students must live within the San Antonio City limits or the San Antonio Extra Territorial Jurisdiction area and turn four years old on or before September 1, 2020.
- All families must complete the online application.
- Pre-K 4 SA reserves 10% of available slots for tuition students. For the 2020-2021 school year, Pre-K 4 SA will be accepting 2,000 students.
- Tuition rates are calculated on sliding scale based on gross household income and adjusted for household size. Depending on income and household size, families will pay 1, 2, 3, or 4% of their income as annual tuition.
- The chart below is an estimation of annual Pre-K 4 SA tuition. Your exact tuition amount will be determined at your registration appointment. At your appointment, you will receive your annual tuition total and set up your payment plan.
Example of sliding scale tuition:
Family of 4 —$25,000 income —pays approx. $250 for annual tuition ($27.78 per month for 9 months).
Family of 2 —$45,000 income — pays approx. $1,800 for annual tuition ($200.00 per month for 9 months).
Family of 6 —$120,000 income — pays approx. $3,168 for annual tuition ($352.00 per month for 9 months).
Your exact tuition amount will be determined at your registration appointment.
- Temporary Tuition Relief: Pre-K 4 SA will not be charging tuition for the first 3 weeks of classes which will start out with the virtual learning format. Your annual tuition will reflect billing for 162 instructional days instead of the standard 177 instructional days for the school year. Your annual tuition amount will reflect this adjustment at time of appointment.
- 50% Discount for Remote Learning: Pre-K 4 SA will offer a 50% discount off your annual tuition if you elect the remote learning format for your child’s entire school year.