The Albany Academies offer a 10 month academic school year from June to September and summer programs during the summer break. Child care is not available during our winter break, spring break, or during any gap weeks before the start of the school year.
Early Childhood at the Academies offers a developmentally appropriate mix of student-directed and teacher-directed activities each day. Student-directed activities are usually the opportunity for students to explore in developmentally appropriate learning centers or in outside spaces. Teacher-directed activities include instruction or working on a project together. This program also includes exploration in specialized subject areas; Physical Education and dance, Art, Music, Library, Science and World Language.
Tuition is $13,500 for the 10-month academic school year and includes early bird (7:15 – 8:00 a.m.) and after-care (3:30-5:30 p.m.) Early Childhood (Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten) students are eligible to receive a discount for participation in our summer programs.
Yes, parents can select one payment, two installments or monthly payments.
Yes, students in the Early Childhood at the Academies program are engaged in both free and purposeful play such as Imaginary play, center activities, and outdoor play throughout the day.