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How much do you pay for daycare?

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anom wrote:
Sep 15th, 2016 12:52 pm
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In Ontario, is it a must for a school to accommodate every student that wants to be in the before/after school program?
Unfortunately, no. And in Toronto I know it can be tough to get a spot.
Good to know. Will speak to the school, which my other child, attended about the before and after care program though I live in Halton.
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alanbrenton wrote:
Sep 15th, 2016 1:03 pm
anom wrote:
Sep 15th, 2016 12:52 pm
alanbrenton wrote:
Sep 15th, 2016 11:55 am


In Ontario, is it a must for a school to accommodate every student that wants to be in the before/after school program?
Unfortunately, no. And in Toronto I know it can be tough to get a spot.
Good to know. Will speak to the school, which my other child, attended about the before and after care program though I live in Halton.
I don't think schools need to have before/after school programs at all, let alone must accommodate all who want to.
The JK we talked to (but didn't go since my kid is delayed) only has an attached daycare for before/after programs. But that is completely separate entity and the school does not control or interfere... other than renting the place to them. It's up to the parents to find the program there or in other daycares within school bus routes.
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Small town. (Cobourg) home daycare.

$32 a day, min 2 days a week.
$12 a day for before / after school.

My oldest who just started school went to her, now my 1 year old is.
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anom wrote:
alanbrenton wrote:
Sep 15th, 2016 11:55 am


In Ontario, is it a must for a school to accommodate every student that wants to be in the before/after school program?
Unfortunately, no. And in Toronto I know it can be tough to get a spot.
boyohboy wrote:
Sep 16th, 2016 12:53 pm
alanbrenton wrote:
Sep 15th, 2016 1:03 pm
anom wrote:
Sep 15th, 2016 12:52 pm


Unfortunately, no. And in Toronto I know it can be tough to get a spot.
Good to know. Will speak to the school, which my other child, attended about the before and after care program though I live in Halton.
I don't think schools need to have before/after school programs at all, let alone must accommodate all who want to.
The JK we talked to (but didn't go since my kid is delayed) only has an attached daycare for before/after programs. But that is completely separate entity and the school does not control or interfere... other than renting the place to them. It's up to the parents to find the program there or in other daycares within school bus routes.
You guys are right. I was almost in for a surprise. Will just have to inquire with the Catholic school but a friend who's daughter attends the school does go to before and after.
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alanbrenton wrote:
Sep 15th, 2016 11:55 am
In Ontario, is it a must for a school to accommodate every student that wants to be in the before/after school program?
Nope - hence you better call early to ensure a spot... i.e. start calling around during the spring before your child starts school in the fall.
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North York - half day Montessori for 3y is $1000 monthly (lunch not included).
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$37 daily in Montreal for 18 months+: fulltime, food included.
(was $42 daily for under 18 months).
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2 years, 3 full days $1090 York region
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Markham - 2.5 yr old @ Montessori (CASA)
Full Time including Snacks/Lunches w/ extended pickup
Dropoff @ 8:30 AM
$965/ Month
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All I can gather from this thread is that prices vary depending on location and # of days.
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Meowiejuie wrote:
Sep 28th, 2016 2:14 pm
Markham - 2.5 yr old @ Montessori (CASA)
Full Time including Snacks/Lunches w/ extended pickup
Dropoff @ 8:30 AM
$965/ Month
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michiebaby wrote:
Sep 28th, 2016 4:36 pm
All I can gather from this thread is that prices vary depending on location and # of days.
And age (some daycares charge less for older kids).

And quantity (some daycares give a discount if you have more than one kid there at the same time).

Also, Montessori is not a brand, so anyone can call themselves "Montessori" and there is no real meaning to the term and no one to enforce what the daycare does or doesn't do.
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East York

Started in Sept
(Waitlist since Jan)

Attached to the elementary school, rents out class space. 7am-6pm pickup/drop off

2 y.o - 1,200/mo (infant)
turns 2.6 y.o in Jan, then price drops to 950/mo (toddler)
feb price increase 25 to 975/mo

4 y.o JK - 800/mo: price increase 825/mo in feb

Both include breakfast/lunch/snacks

Was 2,000/mo Sept-Dec now 1,800/mo for 2017...yay me...

Other than price, I do like their low staff turnover, food menu, etc
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I pay about $56,000 a year for daycare. My wife does not work and that is what she would earn :) We dont regret it though.

Single income is a tough road now that north america pushes the double income culture (which drives up the prices of things like homes)--but it is worth it.
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