Enrollment Basics

Children who turn 3 by the end of September, or 5 after September 30th are eligible to attend Chancellor Street Preschool.

Parents may choose their child's weekly schedule, which will include 3, 4, or 5 days each week.

Daily Schedule

8:40 Children begin arriving and playing
8:55 Group Meeting: welcome, sharing, & activity of day introduced
9:15 Choice Time: all 3 classrooms open
10:10 Cleanup Time
10:20 Full Group Story
10:30 Snack Time
10:45 Playground
11:15 Last Choice of the Day: Music or Story
11:40 Farewell
11:45 Pickup


For the enrollment year 2019-2020, tuition is

  • 3 days:  $186

  • 4 days:  $248

  • 5 days:  $310

Tuition is paid at the first of each month (September-April).  May tuition is prepaid when you accept a spot at the school in the spring.

Application Process

Visit Chancellor Street Co-op for a tour to see the school in action, and to meet the teachers and other parents.  Tours begin on October 1 and are given throughout the rest of the school year.

Complete and submit an application with a $10 nonrefundable fee to our registrar at:  

Andrea Durbin

832 St. Clair Avenue

Charlottesville, VA 22902

Please note that applications do not carry over from year to year. A new application must be submitted for each year you would like to apply.


Applications are accepted beginning on October 1st for the following school year.

Beginning in February, applications are processed and we begin filling student spots for the coming year. Current C-street families are given priority and then applications are considered in the order they were received.

If you are offered and accept a space, you prepay May tuition along with a $25 non-refundable fee to hold your child’s spot for the coming year of school


Our budget provides 6 scholarship days, which usually is divided among several children.  Full and partial scholarships are available. Please click this link for the application.

Scholarship information is kept confidential and scholarship families are expected to participate in school activities and meet family obligations in full, except for tuition.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy

Chancellor Street Preschool Cooperative admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, or scholarship program.