Tuition, Fees, & Payments
Tuition: The Hardy County Child Care Center tuition rate schedule is based on a 52 week period. Days of attendance must be identified on the application form. Tuition will be based on the days specified and will be paid regardless of absences. There will be NO refunds or credit for absences. Checks or money orders must be made payable to Hardy County Child Care Center. Your canceled check or a signed receipt for cash payment will be the only acceptable documentation if a dispute of payment arises Please include your child’s name and dates for which you are paying with the tuition payment.
The tuition schedule is set by the Hardy County Child Care Board of Directors and may be changed at their discretion. A fee schedule is included in your packet.
Tuition Payments: Tuition payments are due in advance of attendance. Therefore, tuition payments are to be paid by the Friday prior to the week of attendance.
A fee schedule will be provided with the application.
- There will be no family discounts.
- There will be no credit for absences.
- There will be no refunds for absences.
Enrollment Registration Fee: The enrollment registration fee will be the first week’s tuition and is due before the child’s first day of attendance.
Late Charge: If tuition payments are not paid by the Monday of the week of attendance, a $30.00 late charge will be applied.
Delinquent Account: If an account becomes 1 week delinquent, child care services will be discontinued until account is paid in full including late charges.
Returned Check Policy: A $30.00 charge will be added for returned checks. Two returned checks will require future payments to be made by cash or money order.
Late Pick-Up Fee: There will be a $15.00 charge (per child) for picking your child up after 6:00 P.M. and an additional $15.00 charge for every 15 minutes thereafter, unless you notify the center by phone before 5:45 P.M. that you are going to be late. In which case, the late charge will be $10.00 (per child) for picking your child up after 6:00 P.M. and an additional $15.00 for every 15 minutes thereafter.