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Tom Thumb Preschool

Thumbelina Tuition
Quality Education for two- year- old at a single reasonable price with no hidden fees .


ThumBelina Preschool for Toddlers (for 2 Year Olds)


ThumBelina’s tuition is a yearly figure based on a ten-month school calendar year (not a corporate year). We offer a budget plan of ten equal monthly payments due the first of each month. ThumBelina does not charge a registration fee. There are no additional fees for our special programs.

Upon registration a $100 deposit is due; this deposit will be credited to June’s monthly tuition payment. Your first payment will be due on the first of September. Please make your checks payable to Tom Thumb Preschool. We also accept all major credit cards and most debit cards.

Tuition Discounts: For the school year,  Tom Thumb offers up to a 20% discount for a second child in the ThumBelina program or parents that have graduated from Tom Thumb, receive a 10% discount.
Only 1 discount offered per family.

Tuition for ThumBelina Programs:

Half-Day Program: 9:00 AM – 11:45 AM (morning session)

  • 2 days per week (Tues and Thurs) – $285 per month
  • 3 days per week (Mon, Wed, & Fri) – $404 per month
  • 5 days per week (Mon through Fri) – $631 per month

Full-Day Program: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

  • 2 days per week (Tues and Thurs)  – $ 505 per month
  • 3 days per week (Mon, Wed, & Fri)  – $ 716 per month
  • 5 days per week (Mon through Fri) – $ 1,097 per month

This program is for children who will be two by December 1st.
Enrollment will be accepted as applications are received. The first enrollment applications received are the first to obtain class and session desired! A verification of enrollment will be acknowledged.

ThumBelina’s Before & After School Care

Our Before & After Child-care is available for our Full-Day Program, please call for more information.
We offer this care for only students enrolled in our programs.

Before School Hours:

  • Arrive after 7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. – $10 per day
  • Arrive between 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. – $6 per day
  • After 8:30 a.m. – $3 per day

After School Hours:

  • Pick up before 4:00 p.m.. – $ 6 per day
  • Pick up before 5:00 p.m. – $ 13 per day
  • Pick up before 6:00 p.m. – $18 per day

Special ThumBelina Discount

Thumbelina offers a special 20% discount to families who have or will have a child attending Tom Thumb Preschool while having a child in Thumbelina. This special discount is only for the two-year-old child.


Tom Thumb will continue to follow Lakeland Central School District’s academic calendar.

We must be notified prior to August 15th if you are withdrawing your child, in order for us to refund ½ of your deposit. Your deposit will be forfeited if your child is withdrawn after our session begins. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Please note that it is impossible to deduct for any absenteeism. This is absolutely necessary to guarantee salaries, maintenance, insurance, payments, etc. Please do not ask us to make exceptions.

Tuition Summary and Comparison Chart

ThumBelina Programs Half-Day Program Full-Day Program
Sessions Yearly Fee Cost per Hour Yearly Fee Cost per Hour
2 days a week $2,847 $14 $5,050 $11.37
3 days a week $4,040 $14 $7,160 $11.37
5 days a week $6,310 $12.83 $10,970 $10.22



ThumBelina Tuition Comparison Sheet

The sheet to the left is a Tuition Comparison for ThumBelina Preschool by the different classes we offer. You may download the complete tuition comparison document by clicking on the image to the left or on ThumBelina Tuition Comparison Sheet.




Tom Thumb Continues to Publish their Reasonable Priced Tuition

Tom Thumb has created an exceptional educational program. We have made a concentrated effort to keep the cost of our program as competitive as possible. Our goal is to provide the highest-quality and most effective preschool programs at the best prices with no hidden charges.

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