We Can’t Wait to Have You!

We welcome children, ages 2 through 5 years, who are not enrolled in kindergarten. Children will be placed in a class based on their age as of September 1st of that school year. Toilet training is not required for any Aldrich class.

When is enrollment?

Applicants are accepted beginning in January for the following year, and admission is on a first come, first served basis. We will accept registrations as long as we have openings, and we maintain a waiting list to fill vacancies.

Enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year is now open!


**Please visit our homepage to schedule a tour.  For the months of September and October we will be hosting tours for the current school year.  If you are interested in enrolling for the 2023-2024 school year (or later), please schedule your tour after November 1st.**  


Enrollment for the 2023-2024 School Year:

Priority Enrollment (returning families and alumni) begins Thursday, January 5, 2023 at 8:30am.    

Open Enrollment (for families new to Aldrich) begins Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 8:30am.

To enroll, we need the following items:

Enrollment Form

Enrollment forms can be accepted in-person, by mail, or by email at aldrich@aldrichschool.com.

Immunization Record

Please include a completed immunization form with your enrollment contract.

Enrollment Fee

The enrollment fee is $60 per family. Please bring the fee when turning in the enrollment form and immunization form. To pay by credit card, please complete the form below.

Health Care Summary

A health care summary completed by a provider must be on file within 30 days of starting school, preferably by the first day of school.

Preschool Program Schedule

Our regular preschool program operates from September through May. Our calendar generally follows that of the Rochester Public School system.

Morning sessions: 9:00-11:30 a.m. (3-5 year olds)

Morning sessions: 9:15-11:15 a.m. (2 year olds)

Afternoon sessions: 1:00-3:30 p.m. (3-5 year olds)

Full Day sessions: 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (3-5 year olds)

Tuition Rates 2022-2023

2 days per week (Tu/Th)

Mornings: $205 per monthAfternoons: $180 per monthFull Days: $470 per month

3 days per week (M/W/F)

Mornings: $270 per monthAfternoons: $230 per monthFull Days: $620 per month

5 days per week (M-F)

Mornings: $425 per monthAfternoons: $410 per monthFull Days: $1085 per month

Financial Assistance

Aldrich is pleased to offer financial assistance for two- and three-day programs to those families that qualify.  Priority is given to children who are four or five by September 1st. Applicants must also determine their eligibility for Families First Pathways Early Learning Scholarship.

Aldrich scholarships are made available through fundraising events held each year and donations toward financial assistance. 

Withdrawal Policy

If a child must be withdrawn for any reason, a 30 day written notice is required. Tuition is still due during this 30 day period.