“Early childhood care and education (ECCE) is more than preparation for primary school. It aims at the holistic development of a child’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs in order to build a solid and broad foundation for lifelong learning and wellbeing. ECCE has the possibility to nurture caring, capable and responsible future citizens.” 

-UNESCO ((United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization))

NCRC's Value Proposition

Since 1928, NCRC Preschool has understood the benefits gained by children in an educational environment specifically focused on Early Childhood Education. Guided by sound research in early childhood development, NCRC bases its curriculum on the neurological & developmental needs of children ages 2-5 and on the value play-based education affords each individual child in maximizing development & learning potential.

NCRC's Tuition Assistance Program

We understand the investment that an NCRC education requires of families including time, commitment and financial resources. Having families who span the socioeconomic spectrum is a critical component of NCRC’s full and varied school community.


NCRC provides a need-based Tuition Assistance Program. We encourage any family who may benefit from ANY LEVEL of tuition assistance to consider applying. Any Tuition Assistance award is based on the family's financial reports coupled with the overall availability of NCRC’s Tuition Assistance Program funds. NCRC's goal is to optimally support all qualifying families with the fund resources available.


Tuition Assistance Timeline

TADS & Applying for Tuition Assistance

For best consideration, families should complete the Tuition Assistance application and upload supporting documents through TADS by February 5, 2022.


A $35 application fee is required through TADS. If your family would like to request a fee waiver, please contact Jan Austin prior to filling out the TADS application and provide your email address.


School Year Tuition (2021-22)

Installment options are available through FACTS Management Company.


Janice Austin

Janice Austin

Chief Financial Officer

For all questions regarding Tuition Assistance, please contact Jan Austin.

jaustin@ncrcpreschool.org or (202)363-8777 ext. 229

Non-Discrimination Statement

NCRC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin (including English Language Learners), age, disability, genetic information, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, tuition assistance, or any other school-administered programs.