Kids ‘R’ Kids Tuition Costs Explained (+ What Tuition Includes)

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Short Answer — Kids ‘R’ Kids tuition rates vary by location, attendance schedule, and your child’s age. For children up to age five, you’ll generally pay between $185 and $300 per week for part-time care and $215 to $370 per week for full-time care. Care for children aged 5 to 12 when school is out ranges from $125 to $240 per week.

Kids ‘R’ Kids Tuition Costs

Tuition rates at Kids ‘R’ Kids vary by location, childcare schedule, and your child’s age.

Kids ‘R’ Kids doesn’t post tuition rates online, so we contacted representatives in Illinois, Nevada, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas to get a general idea of what you can expect to pay.

Below, you’ll find a price range for tuition costs by age group and schedule. Note that part-time tuition rates represent three days of childcare per week, while full-time tuition rates reflect five-day weeks.

Program Part-Time Tuition Range (Weekly) Full-Time Tuition Range (Weekly)
Infant (Six weeks to 12 months) $240 to $300 $270 to $370
Toddler (12 to 24 months) $220 to $285 $250 to $350
Early preschool (2 to 3 years) $200 to $270 $250 to $320
Preschool (3 to 4 years) $190 to $250 $240 to $305
Pre-K (4 to 5 years) $185 to $250 $215 to $305
Summer camp and school breaks (5 to 12 years) $125 to $180 $180 to $240
Before-school care $55 to $65 $65 to $105
After-school care $60 to $85 $85 to $105
Before- and after-school care $60 to $100 $85 to $160
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Keep in mind that each location sets its own guidelines for program age limits, so they may vary depending on where you live.[1]

What Tuition Covers

Tuition prices include meals and snacks (but not formula), diapers, and educational programming.[1][2]

Most locations that offer before- and/or after-school care also provide transportation to nearby schools at no additional charge.[1]

You’ll also receive internet viewing access to the classroom, though some schools charge a small additional fee for this.[1][2]

Additional Costs

There are a few extra costs to consider in addition to tuition when enrolling your child at Kids ‘R’ Kids. Find details below.

Registration Fee

Kids ‘R’ Kids charges an annual registration fee ranging from $100 to $150 per child.[1][3]

If you’re registering more than one child, you may pay a discounted family rate of $150 to $250 total, or $75 per child after the first one.[1][3]

Activity Fee

Some locations charge an activity fee to cover field trips and other special events.[1]

This ranges from $100 to $145 annually, or you might pay $10 to $20 per activity, depending on your local academy.[1]

Supply/Material Fee

Most locations charge an annual supply or material fee to cover the cost of extra classroom supplies. This generally ranges from $100 to $180.[1]

Drop-In Care

Some Kids ‘R’ Kids locations offer drop-in care to parents who only need occasional childcare. Prices range from $65 to $75 per day.[1]

For school-aged children who are already enrolled and need a full day of childcare due to a school closing, some locations will instead charge you around $15 to $20 per day in addition to weekly rates.[1]

Late/Returned Payments

Returned or late payments may result in a $20 to $50 fee.[1][3]

Savings and Discounts

Kids ‘R’ Kids offers several discounts, which we outline below.

However, keep in mind that some locations will only offer discounts to families enrolling in full-time care.[1]

  • Sibling discount: When enrolling more than one child, you’ll pay full price for the youngest child, but most locations offer 5% or 10% off tuition for additional children.[1][3] Some locations offer discounts of up to 20% for the oldest child or all additional children when enrolling three or more.[1]
  • Military discount: Children of military members receive a tuition discount — generally 10% off, but it varies by location.[2][4]
  • Profession discount: Some locations offer 10% off tuition for children of firefighters, police officers, teachers, and EMTs. You must show proof of employment to receive this discount.[5][1]
  • Refer a friend: Some locations give discounts or gift card rewards for referring a friend to Kids ‘R’ Kids.[6][7][8]

Payments Methods and Schedule

All locations we contacted require weekly payments, though each school sets its own guidelines for payments.[1][2]

Debit cards, credit cards, and ACH payments are valid at all locations. You may also be able to pay with a check, money order, or cash, depending on the school.[1]

ACH payments made online may incur a convenience fee of around 2%.[9][10] Some locations waive this fee when you set up recurring payments.[11][1]

Price Comparison

To compare Kids ‘R’ Kids’ rates to other schools, see our dedicated research on tuition and other costs at La Petite Acadamy, Primrose Schools, The Learning Experience, and Tutor Time.

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