Woodbury School FAQs
What are the tuition fees?
Fees for classes meeting on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday are $3,200 per year. Fees for classes meeting on Tuesday and Thursday are $2,300 per year. Fees for the Monday through Friday early kindergarten program are $5,400 per year. The Strong offers a 10% sibling discount for families with two or more children enrolled at Woodbury School.
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 in early February. 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 years old on December 1. To enroll in the early kindergarten program at Woodbury School, children must be either four or five years old on December 1.
Do children need to be toilet trained?
At our school, we believe in maintaining a comfortable environment for all students. Therefore, we encourage families to ensure that their children are fully potty trained before they begin attending our school.
In the event of an accident, we understand that this can happen to anyone, and we are happy to provide support to your child. The teachers will be there to provide verbal instruction. The child will be standing in our classroom bathrooms that have saddle doors. However, if there are consistent accidents and your child is unable to clean themselves independently, we will contact you for support, as outlined in our school’s policy.
We kindly request that families continue to reinforce potty training with their children, even after they begin attending our school. This will not only benefit your child but also help us to maintain a comfortable environment for all students.
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 is not available for 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.