Tuition Rates

ACPC has a sliding fee scale to assist families with the cost of childcare. Fees may be reduced up to $210 per month. Parents qualify by income and Iowa State University student status. Funds for the fee scale are awarded by ASSET on a yearly basis.

ASSET (Analysis of Social Services Evaluation Team) ASSET is the acronym for a funding body which is composed of five local funders in Story County which are:

City of Ames
Story County Board of Supervisors
Department of Human Services (DHS)
United Way of Story County
Government of the Student Body at ISU (GSB)


ACPC MONTHLY TUITION RATES 2013-14
Family Size
Annual Income
at or below
Annual Income
above
  2
42,500 42,500
  3
53,000 53,000
  4
61,000 61,000
  5
69,000 69,000
 
   
Toddler 18 mos-2 years
Monthly Monthly
  Full Time 30 hours
635 875
  3/4 Time 25-29 hours per   week/3 days
525 735
  1/2 Time 20-24 hours per week
455 605
  2 days
395
     
Ladybugs 2-3 years
Monthly Monthly
  Full Time 30 hours per week +
565 805
  3/4 Time 25-29 hours per week/ or 3   days
485 675
  1/2 Time 20-24 hours per week
385 535
  2 days
385
     
Bumblebees 3-4 years
Monthly Monthly
  Full Time 30 hours per week +
545 765
  3/4 Time 25-29 hours per week/ or 3   days
470 640
  1/2 Time 20-24 hours per week
385 515
  2 days
350
     
DF & Grasshoppers
Monthly Monthly
  Full Time 30 hours per week +
465 685
  3/4 Time 25-29 hours per week/ or 3   days
400 560
  1/2 Time 20-24 hours per week
305 435
  2 days
350
     
Before / After School
Monthly Monthly
  Before Only
  80
  Before / After
200 300
  After Only - 4 or 5 days
150 235
  After Only - 3 days
125 180
  After Only - 2 days
80 125
  
   
  Full Days/Snow Days Off
$25 more per day

 

All families must provide income verification and complete CCFP Food Forms to qualify.

Tuition subsidy limited to available ASSET funds.

ISU Student Discounts $ 25 SA and $ 50 Preschool--Need ISU student schedule

2nd Child Discounts $ 25 SA or $ 55 Preschool--amount off of older child's bill

A paid deposit of $50 or $75 per family is due prior to the start of care.

The deposit will be held in a non-interest bearing account.

If 30 days notice of withdrawal is given, parents may ask to refund the deposit the last month.