Tuition & Fees

Academic Year Tuition

(September 2018 – June 2019)

Grades 1-8 M-F
Academic Day $18,500* *Includes Two Experience Weeks
Block A 7:30-8:15 $0** **Prior Reservation Required
Block B 3:00-4:30 $2,500
Block C 4:30-5:30 $2,000
Children’s House M-F
Half-Day $11,910
Academic Day $19,000
Lunch Time 11:30-1:00 $2,400
Block A 7:30-8:30 $1,600 $350*  *Rate per year to add one day/week of this Block.

(e.g. A Block, Mon-Thurs (4) = 4 x $350 = $1,400)

Block B 3:00-4:30 $2,400 $525*
Block C 4:30-5:30 $1,600 $350*
Toddler House M-F MWF T/TH
Half-Day $12,325 $8,835 $6,165
Academic Day $19,000 $13,455 $9,245
Block A 7:30-8:30 $2,035 $1,260 $875
Block B 3:00-4:30 $2,725 $1,690 $1,165
Block C 4:30-5:30 $2,035 $1,260 $875
Infant House M-F MWF T/TH
Academic Day $19,000 $13,865 $10,680
Block A 7:30-8:30 $2,275 $1,415 $975
Block B 3:00-4:30 $2,845 $1,755 $1,225
Block C 4:30-5:30 $2,275 $1,415 $975

Academic Year Tuition only. Additional Fees Apply for the following Ancillary Programs: Summer Program; Creative Discovery Afterschool Clubs & Classes; Vacation Weeks; Experience Weeks; Intersession Weeks

Tuition Discounts

Harborlight offers Tuition Discounts for full-time/year-round students.  Learn More →

Financial Aid (K-8)

Harborlight makes affording an independent school a reality for many families by setting a tuition that is affordable. Learn More→

Montessori Legacy Scholarships

Harborlight offers the Montessori Legacy Scholarship to students who have attended the last year/grade level at one of the North Shore’s Montessori Schools.  Harborlight wishes to partner with families who have already invested in a Montessori education for their children. Together,  we will build on that foundation through an elementary and middle school experience.

Scholarships may be granted at each grade level in the amount of $4,000, and are awarded annually until the student graduates grade 8.  Some students may also be eligible for financial aid may be available in addition to the scholarship.

Some of these schools include:

Devereaux School ♦ Notre Dame Children’s Class *2018 ♦ Tara Montessori ♦ Melrose Montessori ♦ North Shore Montessori ♦ Newburyport Montessori ♦ Children’s Montessori Center, Danvers ♦ Children’s Workshop, Marblehead ♦ The Bethehem School ♦ Shannon Montessori ♦ Rockland Montessori Academy ♦ Northeast Montessori Academy ♦ Reading Montessori School

Don’t see your Montessori school listed? Call us to find out more. 978.922.1008 or email at

Additional Days

The academic year tuition does not include access to those days that the academic classes are not in session but Harborlight is open for additional days not in the Academic Calendar. These days are available to all Bundled Tuition Students at no additional charge. Infant & Toddler and Children’s House enrollment for those days are in addition to tuition is $75/day (7:30-5:30). Experience Weeks for students enrolled in 1st – 8th Grade is by prior registration. Two Experience Weeks (of choice) are included in the Academic Year Tuition, all additional Experience Weeks are $500*/week. *Additional fees for travel and overnight expenses may be posted.

Parent Teacher Conferences FRI 10/19/2018; FRI 3/8/2019; FRI 6/7/2019
Winter Recess Vacation (IT-CH)

Experience Week #1 (1st-8th)

MON 2/18/2019 – FRI 2/22/2019
Experience Week #2 (1st-8th) MON 3/11/2019 – FRI 3/15/2019
Experience Week #3 (1st-8th) MON 3/18/2019 – FRI 3/22/2019
Spring Recess Vacation (IT-CH)

Experience Week #4 (1st-8th)

MON 4/15/2019 – FRI 4/19/2019
Intersession #1 (IT-CH)

Experience Week #5 (1st-8th)

MON 6/17/2019 – FRI 6/21/2019
Intersession #2 (IT-CH)

Experience Week #6 (1st-8th)

MON 6/24/2019 – FRI 6/28/2019

Ancillary Programs

Summer Program; Creative Discovery Afterschool Clubs & Classes; Vacation Weeks; Experience Weeks; Intersession Weeks

Learn More→