• Online Payment for Preschool Fees

    ACS Preschool Program uses Smartcare for online tuition payment and payment tracking. Smartcare is also used for aftercare fee payment for the full-day option at Asheville Primary School. 

    Families with fees receive a billing agreement and information about accessing their Smartcare accounts at enrollment.

    Current families: To access your account, go to Smartcare.com and Log In using the information emailed to you by Smartcare after your account is activated.


    2020-2021 Preschool Fees


    ACS Preschool Program offers fee-based enrollment for children who are not eligible for no-cost programs such as Head Start and NC Pre-K.  Fees are subject to change with notice.

    Tuition Option

    School Options

    Monthly Fee

    School Day (8:00-2:30)

    Asheville Primary,  Dickson, Hall Fletcher, Jones


    Staff Day - ACS Staff Only (7:30-3:30)

    Asheville Primary,  Dickson, Hall Fletcher, Jones


    Preschool @ Primary Full Day (7:30-5:30)

    Asheville Primary


    Preschool @ Primary Summer 

    Asheville Primary

    $525 or $775

    Extended Day Options at Asheville Primary

    Full-day options at Asheville Primary School include full-week and part-week aftercare tuition enrollment.  Wrap around aftercare enrollment (private pay or with Childcare Subsidy) is also an option for students in no-cost school-day programs.

    Asheville Primary Only, Extended Day Options:

    • Full-day Tuition, 7:30-5:30 (includes Aftercare 5 days/week): $775/month
    • ACS Teacher Tuition (ACS staff only), 7:30-4:30: $565/month or 7:30-5:30: $630/month
    • Aftercare 2:30-5:30, 1 day/week: $65/month
    • Aftercare 2:30-5:30, 2 days/week: $130/month
    • Aftercare 2:30-5:30, 3 days/week: $195/month
    • Aftercare 2:30-5:30, 4 days/week: $260/month
    • Aftercare 2:30-5:30, 5 days/week: $325/month
    • Aftercare 2:30-5:30, 5 days/week with Subsidy: parent fee determined by Childcare Subsidy