Early Childhood Rates

Effective June 1, 2020

Infant Care (0-2 years) $4.90 36+ hrs/wk $6.00 24-36 hrs/wk $8.75
2-Year-Old Childcare $4.40 36+ hrs/wk $5.10 24-36 hrs/wk $8.25
3-Year-Old Childcare $4.30 36+ hrs/wk $4.95 24-36 hrs/wk $6.80
3-Year-Old Wrap-Around Care (Must attend Preschool) $4.30 18+ hrs/wk $4.95 12+ hrs/wk $6.80
4- & 5-Year-Old Childcare $4.25 36+ hrs/wk $4.85 24-36 hrs/wk $6.75
4- & 5-Year-Old Wrap-Around Care (Must attend Pre-K) $4.25 18+ hrs/wk $4.85 12+ hrs/wk $6.75
School Age Wrap-Around Care (School Year) $4.25 8+ hrs/wk N/A $7.00
School Age Summer Care $4.25 36+ hrs/wk $4.85 24-36 hrs/wk $7.00


  • Children must be 3 years old before September 15, 2020
  • Preschool and pre-K classes follow the Holy Family school calendar
  • Weekly fees will be billed at the beginning of each week (September through May)


  • Children must be 4 years old before Sept. 15
  • Pre-K classes follow the Holy Family school calendar
  • All 4-year-old Iowa residents receive 15 hours of FREE Pre-K
  • All out-of-state children and 5-year-olds will pay the full monthly fee
  • Weekly fees will be billed at the beginning of each week (September through May)
3-Year-Old Preschool 5 days/week Monday–Friday $63.75 N/A
3-Year-Old Preschool 3 days/week Monday, Wednesday & Friday $56.25 N/A
3-Year-Old Preschool 2 days/week Tuesday & Thursday $45.00 N/A
4-Year-Old Pre-K 3 hours/day Monday–Friday FREE $90.00
4-Year-Old Pre-K 5 hours/day Monday–Friday $60.00 $140.00

*Children must be 4 years old before Sept. 15 of that year to receive 15 hours of FREE Pre-K through the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program Grant. Students must be an Iowa resident to qualify. Any student that is not a resident of Iowa or does not meet the age guidelines will pay the non-qualifying rate. Students enrolled in the 5-hour/day Pre-K class will receive 15 hours of Free Pre-K and then be billed for the remaining 10 hours. Non-qualifying will be charged for all hours.

Scheduling and Rate Policies

  • Schedules must be turned in before the close of business on Tuesday for the upcoming week. A late scheduling fee of $5.00 will be charged for schedules turned in after close of business on Tuesday through Friday of that week. All schedule changes in the same week are drop in charge.
  • All non-scheduled hours will be charged at the drop-in rate. 30-minute grace is given within in your schedule each day before drop-in is charged.
  • A minimum of one hour is charged each day when your child attends.
  • A non-refundable registration fee of $30.00 is charged to each child when enrolling and on September 1st of each year thereafter. Maximum of $75.00 per family.
  • Wrap-around care is available for children 3-5 years old that attend either Pre-k or preschool at Holy Family.
  • All Preschool and Pre-K billing is done on the first of each month regardless of attendance.
  • Alternate Child Care is available at Holy Ghost Early Childhood and St. Joe’s the Worker. You will need to schedule hours at these sites for days needing care and will be billed based on your contracted rate.
  • Direct payment is required of all families.
  • Tuition and food service billing will be completed by noon on Monday for the previous week of service.
  • Each child that is enrolled in a program as full-time, part-time, or wrap-around child will be given vacation/sick/personal hours that equals the number of weekly hours contracted for on the payment authorization form.
  • You will be billed for your minimum, scheduled or actual hours used whatever is greater each week.
  • During the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Spring Break no minimums will be charged. You must make the proper adjustments to your schedule if you don’t want to be charged.
  • *Holy Family Early Childhood is closed on the following days annually: New Years, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, The day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. * Some sites follow the school calendar and do not offer child care on days there is no school.