Natural Start Preschool

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“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.”    
- Aristotle

2017-2018 Tuition and Fees

Natural Start Preschool at South Bellevue Community Center

Natural Start Preschool offers the Junior Explorers program for preschoolers who will be 3 years old by December 31st of the academic year for which they enroll.

The Explorers program is offered for preschoolers who will be 4 years old by September 1 of the academic year for which they enroll.

Some exceptions are available for children with birth dates close to the cut-off dates. If you would like to request an exception please contact our Director.  

The preschool is operated under a contract with the City of Bellevue. Tuition payment and program registration are managed by the South Bellevue Community Center. Please contact them at 425-452-4240.

Preschool administration and student information are managed by Natural Start Preschool. Please contact us at 425-233-4480.

Tuition is based on a ten month commitment and is divided into ten equal monthly payments.

2017-2018 Tuition (for both Explorers and Junior Explorers)

                                                          Bellevue Resident  Non-Resident     Material Fee*

2-Day Program (T/Th) 9am-12p           $303/month             $364/month         $150

3-Day Program (M/W/F) 9am-12pm     $414/month             $497/month         $175

5-Day Program (M-F) 9am-12pm         $629/month             $755/month         $200

*One-time material fee paid directly to the teacher

A $75 nonrefundable registration fee and the last month's tuition (June) is due at the time of registration. The last months tuition can be applied to early withdrawal as long as the "30-Day Notice of Enrollment Modification" form" is signed and submitted 30 days prior to the date of intended withdrawal. Monies paid for the last month’s tuition are nonrefundable and can only be applied to the student’s final month of tuition.

September and all other tuition payments are due monthly, by the 5th day of the month for which the tuition is being paid.

Registration is done on a first come, first served basis. A waitlist is maintained by South Bellevue Community Center when classes are full.

To register for the program please contact the South Bellevue Community Center at (425) 452-4240. You will need to submit the completed Registration Agreement, the last month’s tuition deposit and the $75 registration fee at the time of registration.

Please submit all other required forms listed in the Forms section of this website and the one-time materials fee directly to Natural Start Preschool no later than your child's first day of preschool.

Scholarships are available through the City of Bellevue for Bellevue residents. You may download the scholarship application, contact the City directly at (425) 452-6885 or email for more information.

Natural Start Preschool
Bellevue, Washington

Natural Start Preschool focuses on the whole child through creative explorations in nature,
art, music, play and Kindergarten readiness activities.