Important Rate Information

The new rates effective, January 4, 2021, will be as follows:

Bright Start Child & Family Education Center 104 S. 32nd St. Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: (618)244-2462 Fax: (618)244-3340
Effective January 4, 2021

Non-Refundable Registration Fee-$30.00 per Family

Children age 6 weeks to 1 yr 11 mo-$45.00 per day

Children 2 years to 2 yrs 11mo- $38.00 per day

Children 3 years and up -$33.00 per day

Late Pick-Up Fee -%5.00 per child PLUS $1.00 per minute after 5:30 pm

Returned Check Fee-$25.00 PLUS the amount of the returned check, payment due within 2 business days of the notice by cash.

All payments made by credit/debit cards will be charged a 2.7% convenience fee. All payments made through automatic withdrawal from your checking account will be charged a $0.75 convenience fee.
Registration Fee and 1st week’s tuition is due before child begins attendance.
Private pay tuition is due in advance. Payment is due by Friday prior to services.
Project CHILD clients require a current approval letter prior to enrollment. Project Child copays are due monthly. All copays must be paid in full by the 15th of the month. Copay amounts are not adjusted if the child enrolls or withdraws in the middle of the month.
Child care services will be cancelled if your account (including copays) falls more than 30 past due. ***Payment arrangements can be made with the office staff, but failure to comply with the payment arrangement will result in cancellation of services.

Printable version- Bright Start Child rate sheet 1-2021