Financial Assistance

A quality preschool education is the best investment you can make in a child’s future.

HERE AT TINY TREES WE ARE COMMITTED TO EQUITABLE ACCESS.

If you look at our tuition price and think “I can’t afford that” then you most likely qualify for some form of financial assistance. Tiny Trees offers a diverse portfolio of financial aid, including partnership with the Seattle Preschool Pathway Program, Seattle Milk Fund, a sliding scale for financial aid, and additional scholarships.

Seattle Preschool Program – Pathway

100% FREE tuition for qualifying 3 and 4 year old students in select Seattle classes*. Families must meet income requirements and reside within the City of Seattle to qualify.  *Locations and sessions offering SPP-Pathway for 2019-20 will be confirmed soon -Pending approval by the City of Seattle.

Seattle Milk Fund

Scholarships of $100-$200/mo per qualifying child. Available to students attending Five Mile Lake and Seahurst Park locations whose parent/caregiver is also pursuing a college degree. Can be combined with Tiny Trees financial assistance. Income restrictions apply. 

Tiny Trees Financial Assistance

Sliding scale financial assistance varying from 10%-40% off the the full price tuition. Families at all locations and classes are eligible to apply. Income restrictions apply.

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OR A SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Take a look at the available offerings and think about what might be best for your individual family. If you’re unsure, contact our Family Services team at 206-701-0245 x 1 or at admissions@tinytrees.org.
  2. At the time of registration,  indicate your interest in applying for the above offerings and provide income documentation (pay stub, tax return and/or statement of need) to help our team determine the best way to support you.
  3. Financial assistance applications and income documentation will be accepted through 3/15/19. Offer letters will be sent by 4/1/19 and families will have one week to accept their award or release their spot to another student on the wait list.  If you choose not to accept a place at Tiny Trees for the 2019-20 school year after receiving your offer letter, your deposit will be returned and you will be released from your tuition contract.

Please note: In order to better serve our families and mission, Tiny Trees has restructured our financial assistance application process for the 2019-20 school year. If you have questions about how this might affect your family, please contact our office.

PAYMENT PLANS

For families of all incomes a payment plan is available through BridgeCare Finance. With BridgeCare you make convenient, affordable payments to BridgeCare and they pay Tiny Trees on time, in full each month.