School Fees

Enrollment in District 401 requires the payment of school fees. The amount for each school is set by the District 401 Board of Education

If you are looking for payment forms, scroll down to the row titled "Payment Forms," or click either of the "Payment Form" links located in the left-hand column of this page.

2021-22 Overview

School fees for the 2021-22 school year have been set as follows:

  • Pre-Kindergarten (monthly payments available): $3,000
  • Pre-Kindergarten (special ed): $50
  • Kindergarten Half Day: $170
  • Kindergarten Full Day-Grade 8 (John Mills, Elmwood, Elm): $200
  • Elmwood Park High School: $350
  • Co-op/Alternative School: $50

Other fees for the 2021-22 school year include but are not limited to the following:

  • EPHS Senior Graduation Fee: $60
    This fee is NOT eligible to be waived; the graduation fee is preloaded to your student's webstore account.
  • EPHS Advanced Placement Test Fee: $85 each
    This is only for students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes; fees will be loaded into student accounts over winter break.
  • Driver's Education Fee: $275
    This is for sophomore Behind-the-Wheel instruction.

Payment Expectations

Families are expected to pay their fees unless a fee waiver is obtained. Please note that pre-kindergarten tuition cannot be waived.

A $30 fee and loss of check-writing privileges will be assessed for all returned checks.

More Information About 2021-22 Fees

For additional details about District 401 school fees, please click the rows below. Reminder: The due date for all fees except preschool tuition was Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.