Woodbury School FAQs

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What are the fees for the 2020–2021 school year?

Fees for classes meeting on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday are $2,800 per year. Fees for classes meeting on Tuesday and Thursday are $2,024 per year. Fees for the Monday through Friday early kindergarten program are $4,800 per year. Additional fee information can be found here.

What tuition payment options do you have?

Tuition payments can be made monthly or all at one time.  

Is financial aid available?

A limited number of needs-based partial scholarships are available. You can apply for financial aid on the school application. Scholarship applicants will be asked to submit financial documentation at a later date to be considered for a needs-based partial scholarship.

When will I know if my child was accepted to Woodbury School?

New students will be notified of placement in writing beginning February 10, 2020. If placement is not available, students will be placed on a waiting list.

How old do children need to be?

To enroll in the preschool program at Woodbury School, children must be three or four years old on or before December 1, 2020. To enroll in the early kindergarten program at Woodbury School, children must be four or five years old on or before December 1, 2020. 

Do children need to be toilet trained?

Children do not need to be toilet trained to attend Woodbury School. However, since the school does not have changing facilities, children must be able to independently change themselves when needed.

Does my child need to be vaccinated to enroll?

All children must adhere to state-mandated immunization laws. Learn more through the New York State Department of Health.

Is early drop off available?

Early drop off for morning students at 8:30 a.m. is available for an additional fee. The cost is $300 yearly for Tuesday and Thursday students and $450 yearly for Monday, Wednesday, and Friday students.

Is late pick up available?

Late pick up is not available for students.

Do I need to pay to park in the museum’s garage?

Parking will be at no charge to Woodbury School families during school classes and related events. Learn more about the museum’s parking procedures.  

How long has Woodbury School been open?

The school first opened in 2006.  

Do the children go into the museum regularly?

Children at Woodbury School learn and develop in playful activities set among the museum's hands-on exhibits. Students journey into exhibits such as Reading Adventureland and an outdoor garden. Children also have access to spaces such as the Butterfly Garden Learning Lab where they can take part in hands-on activities guided by the museum’s live collections staff.

What are your child/teacher ratios?

Woodbury School classrooms have a maximum of 16 children. Preschool classrooms have three adults and early kindergarten classrooms have two staff members in addition to a third adult who assists with small group time.