Admission is open to all, regardless of race, gender or religious affiliation, and to students who will broaden the socioeconomic, racial, cultural and religious diversity of the school. Registration for the general public is done by lottery each spring.


Admittance Cut Off Date

August 31st is the cut off date for students.  Example:  If your child will be 3 years old on or before August 31, 2014, they will be in the 3 year old class.  If he/she is 3 years old after August 31, 2014, they will be placed in the 2 year old class.


Tuition Rates (2017-18)

Tuition is based on the child’s age and number of days attended:

  • 2 day 2’s – $212.00 per month
  • 3 day 2’s – $237.00 per month
  • 2 day 3’s – $212.00 per month
  • 3 day 3’s – $258.00 per month
  • 4 day 3’s – $281.00 per month
  • 5 day 3’s – $315.00 per month
  • 4 day pre-k – $281.00 per month
  • 5 day pre-k – $315.00 per month
  • Kindergarten – $382.00 per month


 Sibling Discount

When registering siblings, a discount of 10% is available for the younger sibling.

  • 2 day 2’s – $190.80 per month
  • 3 day 2’s -$213.30 per month
  • 2 day 3’s – $190.80 per month
  • 3 day 3’s – $232.20 per month
  • 4 day 3’s -$252.90 per month
  • 5 day 3’s – $283.50 per month
  • 4 day Pre-k -$252.90 per month
  • 5 day Pre-k – $283.50 per month
  • Kindergarten – $343.80 per month



2017-2018 Registration Information


Registration Fees

The DMWS Board of Directors has decided to make a few changes to this year’s registration process.  The changes should help the school offer classes that best align with demand.  In order to hold a spot for next year at the time of registration, you will pay a registration fee of $75 for returning students ($85 for new students). All registration fees are non-refundable.


Registration Dates

Wednesday, January 25  Registration for current students and siblings

Friday, January 27   Registration for church members and alumni

Thursday, February 2   General Public Registration at 10am in Whitford Hall

Monday, February 13  Notification of Class Assignment

Monday, February 20   Facilities fee of $50 plus one month’s tuition due (tuition credited to May 2018)  After this payment, your spot is secured for next year.  This payment is also non-refundable.


Financial Assistance

A limited number of partial scholarships are available if needed. May 1 is the deadline to apply for annual tuition assistance. Applications are processed by the school’s board of directors and are confidential.


Duke Memorial Weekday School Handbook

Download the 2017-2018 Duke Memorial Weekday School Handbook. ( in Adobe .pdf format )


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