Tuition & Fees

2017 – 2018

  • APPLICATION FEE – $100 Per Student
  • ENROLLMENT FEE $2,550 – This payment guarantees a place for your child in the class for the school year and is due when enrollment contract is signed.
  • TUITION –  $14,050 Per Student
  • Sibling Discount: There is a $1,000 tuition discount for the second child in a family. The discount for each additional child is 25%.
  • Military Discount: There is a $1,000 tuition discount for each child when at least one parent is actively serving in the military.

Tuition covers the full academic year – September through June.

  • Advance payment due with enrollment contract $ 2,550.00
  • Tuition Deposit – June 15, 2017 $1,500.00
  • Balance due August 1, 2017 $ 10,000.00.
  • Includes $100 administrative fee
  •  Advance Tuition due with enrollment contract $ 2,550.00 (Includes $500 books and materials and parent association fees)
  • Tuition Deposit – June 15, 2017 $ 1,500.00
  •  Amount due August 1, 2017 and January 1, 2018;  $ 5,050.00 EACH
  • Includes $300 administrative fee
  •  Advance Tuition due with enrollment contract $ 2,550.00
  •  Tuition Deposit – June 15, 2017 $1,500.00
  •  Amount due monthly, September, 2017 – May, 2018 $ 1,144.44
  • Includes $500 administrative fee
  • Advance Tuition due with enrollment contract $ 2,550.00
  • Tuition Deposit – June 15, 2017 $1,500.00
  • Amount due monthly, September, 2017 – June, 2018 $ 1,050.00


Tuition payments under Options A and B can be made by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card. Tuition payments under Options C must be made through the FACTS Automatic Tuition Payment System. Amounts are deducted on the 5th or the 20th of each month.

    This fee covers the use of student textbooks, as well as workbooks and classroom materials and, tickets for MIDS students to school productions well as the cost for most field trips . Access to online textbooks and study guides are also included. Costs for participation in the travel/study program will be billed when they are determined and are not included in this fee.
    We offer morning and after-school supervision from 7:15 AM until 6:30 PM. The drop-in charge for the morning care is $10 per day and the charge for the after school care is $20 per day. For late after-school pickups, parents will be charged $1 per minute. A schedule of monthly morning and after school charges is prepared at the beginning of the school year.[/custom_list]


  •  Uniforms – MIDS school uniforms may be purchased from the Carousel Store in Waldorf, MD or online from Buckhead Uniforms at
  • ENRICHMENT & TUTORIAL PROGRAMS – Enrichment programs including music and Tae Kwon Do classes are available for an additional cost. Tutorial programs are also available during after-school hours.
  • OPTIONAL EXTRA TRIPS AND SPECIAL EVENTS – Throughout the school year, there may be optional extra trips and special events which are not covered by tuition. These include field and class trips, the international travel-study program, school plays, performances and other special events. Costs vary depending on the nature of the event and activity.
  • BUSINESS CHARGES – A $25.00 late payment charge is assessed for tuition and fee payments that are more than five days late. There is also a $50 fee for returned checks. Beginning September, 2012 MIDS will charge a 3% fee for all credit card transactions.