Financial Assistance

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


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.


  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
  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.


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.