Tempe Elementary District employees, Teen Parents, and students and staff of Arizona State University have priority for enrollment at Next Horizons. Community (all other) families are admitted to Next Horizons only when the prioritized populations do not use childcare slots. Next Horizons operates a waiting list based on affiliation and sequence of application. Next Horizons enrolls children beginning at 2 weeks of age, through the kindergarten-ready age.

Transition Plan

 Into The Progoram

 o   A guided tour with one of the Co-Directors (Harveen Sethi or Robin West).

o   Tour of at least two other child care facilities

o   Observation of classroom and teachers

o   $125 non-refundable registration fee

o   Parent Handbook


o   Enrollment Application

o   Emergency Information

o   Allergy Form

o   Payment Contract

o   Child Information Sheet

o   General Consent Form

o   Immunization Records (all children must provide up-to-date immunization records before attending the center.)

Additional forms may be required. All forms must be completed and returned to the center on or before the child’s first day. Parents are responsible for notifying Next Horizons staff immediately of changes in the emergency information on file at the center.

Timeline – Minimum of one week prior to child starting school, through the first week of school.

Activities – Tour, classroom visit, introductions, observations, forms and welcome. Next Horizons provides services for special needs children on a case by case basis.

Tuition Schedule

Next Horizons Child Development Center

Tuition Schedule January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019


Rate per month


 Ratios and group size




1 caregiver to 3 infants

Max group size – 9

*One year olds*



1 caregiver to 4 toddlers

Max group size – 13

Two Year olds



1 caregiver to 5 toddlers

Max group size – 15





1 caregiver to 6 children

Max group size – 18




1 caregiver to 6 children

Max group size - 18



* This tuition rate for the infants and ones room is only for nine hours.  You may choose any nine hour block you need from 7am – 5:30pm.*


A 10% discount is given to families with multiple children in the program.  The discount is taken off the tuition of the older child.

Registration Fee

Next Horizons Child Development Center will charge an annual registration fee of $125.  The registration fee is due with the application of enrollment.

Payment Option

Tuition as listed above is paid monthly, each month at the same rate.  Credit is not issued for days missed due to illness, vacation or scheduled closures (please see the calendar for breaks and holidays).  Tuition is due the first of each month.  A $25.00 late fee will be assessed for any balance past due on the 15th of each month.  Enrollment will be terminated for non-payment after 30 days. 

Late Pick Up

Parents who pick up late (after 5:30) will be charged a $5 fee for every 5 minutes that they are late.

Withdrawal Policy

All Families must give written notice 30 days prior to withdrawing their child from the center.  Failure to do so will result in a fee of a month’s tuition.

Changes in Fees

Next Horizons reserves the right to change fees at any time and will provide a 30 day written notice to all enrolled families.


*Any checks returned from the bank will result in a $25.00 fee in addition to a $12 bank fee.