Application Process

Preschool Application Process and Tuition

Applications (PDF) for The Preschool at Forty Carrots in Sarasota, FL are accepted on an ongoing basis, however parents are recommended to apply in January for the upcoming school year.

Ages accepted: 2-5 years old.  

Preschool Hours: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Extended optional hours are available on an optional daily basis for additional fees:  8:30 AM - 9:00 AM  and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

School yearAugust 28 through May 25

Summer Programming:  Optional, high quality summer programs available.

Tours are scheduled Monday - Friday, while the Preschool is in session so families can view learning in action. To schedule your tour, call 365-7716 Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm or email your contact information and our staff will call you.

Preschool tuition is based on a school year.

Preschool Tuition

    Annual Monthly
*Application fee (first time students only) $100    
*Registration fee (due upon acceptance) $300    
2-day tuition   $4,005 $445
3-day tuition   $5,400 $600
5-day tuition   $7,020 $780
Earlycare/Aftercare $12/hour    
* Non-Refundable      

Tuition may be paid in two ways: 

Plan A- Tuition is pre-paid in full by September 1 to receive a 5% discount on tuition only. Discount is applicable to cash or check payments only.

Plan B- Tuition is paid in 9 equal installments beginning September with final payment in May. 

Tuition and fees cover the majority of preschool expenses; fundraising makes up the difference.  A limited amount of financial assistance is available for eligible families. 

Preschool Application PDF

Financial Assistance Policy PDF

Financial Assistance Application PDF


Forty Carrots embraces diversity and does not discriminate on any basis.