How much does KinderCare cost
Ashburn, VA

How much does KinderCare cost

Ashburn, VA

How much does KinderCare cost

$680 – $2,400cost per month
$170 – $600cost per week

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$680 – $2,400 cost per month

$170 – $600 cost per week

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Average cost of KinderCare tuition

KinderCare costs $680 to $2,400 per month or $170 to $600 per week, depending on your child's age, location, and the number of days per week they attend. KinderCare Learning Centers accept infants and children from 6 weeks to 12 years and partner with subsidy programs for families needing help with tuition.

Average cost of KinderCare per month
National Average Cost $1,500
Minimum Cost $650
Maximum Cost $2,500
Average Range $680 to $2,400

Cost data is from research and costs reported by TrustedCare members.

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KinderCare cost per week

KinderCare costs $170 to $600 per week, depending on your child's age and how much care you need. Most centers provide part-time care, which is typically 2 to 3 days per week.

KinderCare weekly cost by age
Age Weekly cost (full time) Weekly cost (part time)
Infant (6 weeks to 1 year) $300 – $600 $250 – $480
Toddlers (1 to 2 years) $240 – $550 $200 – $460
Discovery Preschool (2 to 3 years) $200 – $500 $200 – $460
Preschool (3 to 4) $200 – $500 $180 – $380
Pre-Kindergarten (4 to 5) $190 – $470 $180 – $380
Kindergarten (5 to 6) $180 – $450 $170 – $350
School age (after school) N/A $170 – $280

A teacher showing young children countries on a globe.
A teacher showing young children countries on a globe.

KinderCare services

KinderCare is an early educational center, which means even toddlers have teachers and lesson plans. However, it also functions as a daycare and after-school program. All teachers are first aid and CPR certified and provide the following services:

  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and 1 to 2 snacks)

  • Naptime when applicable

  • Diaper changes and potty training when applicable

  • Age-appropriate lessons

  • Arts and crafts

  • Outside play

KinderCare FAQs

What is KinderCare?

KinderCare is a daycare center that specializes in early childhood education. They accept children from 6 weeks to 12 years old and offer full-time and part-time care. All meals, snacks, crafts, and activities are included in the tuition.

Does KinderCare accept state assistance?

Yes, KinderCare partners with local and state assistance programs to help families in need. Ways to save on childcare include tax credits, vouchers, and discounts. Active-duty military members are eligible for tuition aid as well.

Does KinderCare have cameras?

Most KinderCare centers do not have cameras inside classrooms. However, teachers use tablets to send you pictures, video, and regular updates through the KinderCare app.

Is KinderCare a good daycare?

Individual experiences vary from center to center, but overall KinderCare holds itself to higher standards than other daycares. Staff are trained in CPR and first aid, and they follow strict safety and sanitation guidelines. Centers have keypad entry and use photo identification to prevent unauthorized pickups.

In comparison, the average cost of child care is $550 to $1,500 per month at other daycare centers. Many other daycare centers do not provide educational lessons or arts and crafts.

What are KinderCare's hours of operation?

Most KinderCare centers are open Monday to Friday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Some centers are open from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM. They are typically closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • Presidents' Day (for Professional Development)

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Columbus Day (for Professional Development)

  • Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday

  • Christmas Day

Finding the best KinderCare Learning Center near you

When searching for local KinderCare centers, follow these steps:

  • Read reviews on TrustedCare and Google.

  • Visit the center in person to confirm it is clean, orderly, and in good condition.

  • Meet with staff and teachers to make sure they're kind and warm.

  • Get an estimate or contract in writing before your child's first day.

  • Follow a payment schedule arranged with the center director.

Questions to ask

When interviewing a local KinderCare director, ask the following questions:

  • How long have you been with KinderCare?

  • Are all your teachers up to date on CPR and first aid training?

  • What class will my child be in?

  • How many children are in the class?

  • What tuition assistance options do you offer?

  • What are your hours?

  • How much outside time do the kids get?

  • Can I see a menu for meals and snacks?

  • How often do teachers send pictures and updates on the app?

  • What's your policy for biting or injuries?

  • Will you give me an estimate and contract in writing?

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