Explore Horizon's tuition information as well as financial aid and payment options.

Child Care Tuition

Personalized Quote for Tuition

We offer enrollment options to meet your needs and tuition varies based on the attendance schedule you choose for your child. Please give your preferred center a call for a personalized quote.

Tuition Discounts
  • 10% Off
    Enrollment Contract (includes requirement to pay for all absent days, holidays and pay in advance by the first of month or pay a late fee after the 15th)
  • Additional 5% Off
    Scholarship for income less than 400% of poverty (full week ONLY)
  • Additional 10% Off*
    For multiple (two or more) children from same family
  • 5% Off  - *Some exclusions apply
    Lump Sum 5% discount for prepayment of 6 months of programming.
  • Free Out of School Time programming at the following sites:
    • Afterschool for Middle Schoolers at East Rec Center, Elyria. (funded by Nita M Lowey 21st CCLC)
    • Before and Afterschool for Global Ambassadors Language Academy, Cleveland. (funded by Nita M Lowey 21st CCLC)
    • Before and Afterschool for Louis Agassiz School K-8, Cleveland (funded by Nita M Lowey 21st CCLC and Say Yes!)
    • Afterschool for Lorain Community, Lorain (funded by Nita M Lowey 21st CCLC)
    • Afterschool for Charles Mooney, Cleveland (funded by Say Yes!)
    • Afterschool for Paul Dunbar, Cleveland (funded by Say Yes!)
    • Afterschool for Ben Franklin, Cleveland (funded by Say Yes!)
    • Afterschool for Wilbur Wright, Cleveland (funded by Say Yes!)

*Enrollment Contract required for additional discount

** Advance arrangement required and subject to availability

*** Full tuition must sign up and pay for entire week to include field trips and activity fees. Less than full week or discounted tuition will result in additional field trip and activity fees.

Child Care Financial Aid

Family Income-Based Help

Horizon offers financial aid based on family incomes up to 400% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG). The FPG is published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Scholarship Aid

Horizon offers scholarship aid for families up to 400% FPG or a family of four (4) with an annual income of $95,400 or below (based on 2014). Families receive the aid in the form of a discount. Funds for this program are provided through grants, donations and government sources. To qualify, your family must be at or below 400% FPG, sign an enrollment agreement and be enrolled 5 days per week. Complete application at time of enrollment or contact your center director.

Mary Smith Scholarship

Horizon provides quality on-campus programs to enrich, challenge, and keep students learning all summer long.  In addition, Horizon provides supplies, field trips, and off-campus experiences each week that not all families can afford.  The Horizon Board of Trustees has set up the Mary Smith Scholarship Fund to provide for these experiences.

Publicly Funded Child Care Program

This program provides childcare for working families at or below 150% FPG to enter program and can remain until they reach 200% FPG or a family of four (4) with an annual income of $33,075 or less, and can remain until they reach 200% FPG. It covers the majority of child care tuition, minus a co-pay. This Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services Program is administered through Lorain County Department of Jobs and Family Services at 440-323-5726 and Cuyahoga County Health and Human Services at 216-987-6640.

View Federal Poverty guidelines

48 Contiguous States, which includes Ohio

Persons in Family
or Household

Child Care Payment Options

Online Bill Pay

Horizon Education provides its customers with an easy and secure way to manage and pay their Horizon bills online.

While you certainly have the options to pay your bill via standard mail delivery, many people prefer the convenience of paying their bill online from their home.

Why Pay Online?

Given convenient online access 24 hours a day - 7 days a week, paying online can help make life easier for you - and also better for the environment.

Secure electronic payment processing.

Mail in Payment Option

If you were to choose this option please write account number of child’s name and Center on the check. Send all payments via mail to:

Horizon Education Centers
Administrative Offices
25300 Lorain Road
North Olmsted, Ohio 44070

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