Frequently Asked Questions

What is the application and enrollment process?

Application Process: 

  1. Complete and submit an application with the $25 non-refundable fee. 
    • Fees may be paid via credit card, cashier's check, or money order.
  2. Schedule an appointment to meet with a Gaudium Day School (GDS) member.      
  3. Schedule an interview for the prospective student(s).
  4. Within 3-5 business days, you will receive a letter. If your child is selected, you will also receive an enrollment packet with a GDS contract.

Enrollment Process:

  1. Read, sign, and accept the contract.                                                                                                                                               
  2. Complete the GDS packet.                                                                                                                                                               
  3. Return completed packet, within 5-days, along with the $100 non-refundable registration fee.
    • Fees may be paid via credit card, cashier's check or money order

Are fees associated with GDS?

Yes, there are nominal, non-refundable fees associated with GDS. The application fee is $25, and the enrollment fee is $100.

How much is tuition?
Tuition is determined by grade level. The tuition covers all expenses for the entire academic school year. Please contact the Admission Department for additional information,

Pre-K (ages 2-4): Contact the Admission Department

Kindergarten: Contact the Admission Department

1st - 2nd Graders: Contact the Admission Department

3rd - 5th Graders: Contact the Admission Department

6th - 8th Graders: Contact the Admission Department

Tuition includes: curriculum, materials/school supplies, activity fees, and food/snacks

Does GDS offer discounts for siblings?
Yes, GDS offers a 5% discount for additional siblings enrolling in the cooperative.

Does GDS offer financial aid and/or fee waivers?
Yes, GDS does offer need-based financial aid and fee waivers. We believe students should be granted the same opportunities as others, regardless of their family's financial ability. If you are interested in receiving more information, please email us at

Does GDS offer transportation?
No, GDS does not offer transportation services to or from school.