Tuition cost for the 2023-24 school year is as follows:

7th – 12th Grade Tuition

1st student $600/mo*
2nd student $550/mo*
3rd student $500/mo*

4th student or more additional 10% discount per student

Curriculum Fees $200/per student

*Financial Aid must be completed to ensure these tuition amounts, otherwise full tuition rates apply*


Early Learners (3-5yrs)


4 Full Days $175/wk
2 Full Days (T, TH) $135/wk
Curriculum Fees $200/per student

Kindergarten – 2nd Grade


1st Student $175/wk
2nd Student $158/wk
3rd Student $143/wk
Curriculum Fees $200/per student


Additional School Fees

Before School Care 7:30-8:00am $.07/minute After School Care 3:30-5:30pm $.07/minute


All tuition payments and incidental charges are paid through FACTS Management.

DSS families are offered a number of tuition payment options. Tuition may be paid:

  • annually
  • semi-annually
  • monthly or;
  • biweekly

If your plan consists of three or more payments, there is a one-time annual fee of $50.

You are preparing to set sail with one of the best Early Literacy & high schools in Missouri. Please allow us to help you along your journey. If you have questions or wish to make an appointment to see the school, please contact our Office of Admissions at 816-944-3202.