Frequently asked questions

Thank you for your interest in applying to be one of WeGrow’s Founding Families. We’re excited to have passionate and committed families join us on a journey of growth and connection for the 2018-2019 school year.

Our application is live and we invite you to apply! Applications for the first round are due by January 12, 2018

For any additional questions, please contact [email protected]

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For the 2018-2019 school year, the annual tuition for full-day students (all ages) is up to $36,000. We will also offer half and full-day programs for 3s. The half-day program is up to $28,000.

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We will be accepting applications on a rolling basis.

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Yes, financial aid is available.

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We will use a need-based sliding scale.

ui accordion buttonui accordion buttonui accordion buttonui accordion buttonWhat are the plans for expansion beyond 4th grade?

It is our intention to continue to add a grade each year, until we reach 12th grade.

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For the 2018-2019 school year, we are focused on perfecting our first school, but yes we intend to expand internationally.

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Yes, mini-creators from all walks of life are welcome.

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WeGrow is uniquely positioned within the WeWork community, giving our students access to an amazing network of mentors who will encourage our children to pursue their passions creatively through mentorships catering to their interests and superpowers. The connection with WeWork will also allow employees and members to engage with their children on a regular basis, enforcing our belief that we all learn better together. This is a family affair!

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Yes, please! We would love all the support of our families and community to help these children unleash their superpowers.

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We plan on having classes of 12-15 students, with at least two teachers per class, bringing our school to an average student:teacher ratio of seven students to one teacher.

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No, but we will help families work together to create workable and convenient transportation options.

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For the 2018-2019 school year, WeGrow will provide a variety of healthy snacks to choose from throughout the day, many sourced from the WeGrow farm. We ask that each student bring their own lunch of conscious (preferably vegetarian) choices from home.

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We will provide a robust offering of academic support services depending on the individual needs of each child. We look forward to supporting your child in all aspects of their development.

ui accordion buttonui accordion buttonui accordion buttonui accordion buttonWhat is the general daily schedule?

The projected schedule for the 2018-2019 school year is as follows:

  • 3s: 9 AM-12 PM (half-day option), 9 AM-2:30 PM (full-day option)
  • Pre-K: 9 AM-2:30 PM
  • Kindergarten-4th Grade: 8:30 AM-3:30 PM

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Yes, we will provide a variety of after-school options.

ui accordion buttonui accordion buttonui accordion buttonui accordion buttonWhat is the school's commitment to diversity?

WeGrow’s commitment to diversity is strong and our mission calls on us to celebrate our communities’ differences and teach our children to become conscious humans. We are proud to be part of such a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive community.

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For the 2018-2019 school year, students must be turning three to nine years old by September 1, 2018.

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We will have mixed-age classrooms, each with a one grade span, aside from the 3s classroom which will be grouped independently.