Applying & Tuition

Thank you for your interest in Hilltop Early Learning Academy. We are excited about our preschool and kindergarten programs, and are looking forward to the 2021-2022 school year as a premier preschool in Portland! Check out our application process or review our tuition and fees.

Application PacketTuition & Fees

Application Process

Complete Application Packet

Complete the School Application and submit it to Hilltop’s office in person or via email along with the application fee. Kindergarten families, please include a copy of your student’s birth certificate.

Application Fee

New Student: $150.00
Returning Student: $100.00

Please note: your application file is complete & ready to be processed when all forms are completed and fees paid.

Processing & Placement

If Hilltop cannot place your student in any class, due to space limitations, the application fee will be refunded, less an administrative fee. However, when space becomes available in a class, applicants will be reviewed based on the date of approved applications to determine admittance in accordance with our admission policy and process.

Confirmation Letter

Congratulations, you have been accepted! Once your application has been processed and a placement decision has been made, we will mail out a confirmation letter letting you know of your student’s acceptance and placement.


Tuition is based on an annual amount, which is divided into 10 equal payments, You may pay the entire amount at the beginning of the year, or make monthly payments by the first of each month, August 1st through May 1st. If payments are not made by the 10th of each month, a late fee will be charged to your account. Tuition may be dropped into the tuition payment box or mailed to Hilltop Preschool & Kindergarten, 5700 SW Dosch Rd, Portland, OR 97239.

Registration Fee
New Student – Due at time of enrollment $150.00
Returning Student – Due at time of enrollment $100.00


Curriculum and Activity Fees
Curriculum Fees
(due August 1st)
Activity Fees
(due August 1st)
Pre-School (3’s & 4s) $75.00 $50.00
Pre-School (Pre-K) $95.00 $50.00
Kindergarten $200.00 $80.00
Friday Kids Klub TBD N/A


Threes (younger threes)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM $355.00
Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM $255.00


Fours (older threes and younger fours)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM $355.00
Tues/Thurs 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM $255.00


PRE-K (older Fours & those turning 5 during the school year)
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM $375.00
Tues/Thurs*includes Lunch Bunch 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM $375.00
Kindergarten Class (5 yrs. by September 1)
Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM $600.00


Additional Programs and Charges
After School Kids (ASK) 12:30PM-2:30PM Mon / Wed / Friday $290/month
After School Kids (ASK) 12:30PM-2:30PM Tues / Thurs $195/month
After School Kids (ASK) 12:30PM-4:30PM Mon / Wed / Friday $580/month
After School Kids (ASK) 12:30PM-4:30PM Tues / Thurs $385/month
Lunch Bunch (per day) 11:30AM-12:30PM Daily $10.00 per Day
Friday Kids Klub TBD $100/month
Late Payments and Late Pick Up Fees See handbook
Returned Check or Electronic Payment Fee $35


Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students:

Hilltop Early Learning Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

More Information

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