School Schedule and Cost
Important Notice: Out of an abundance of caution, the Austen Riggs Nursery School is delaying re-opening this fall. In the meantime, nursery school staff will be working to develop creative ways of engaging preschoolers via Zoom. If you have any questions, please contact Director Sarah Muil (firstname.lastname@example.org / 413.931.5288).
The Austen Riggs Nursery School school year runs from September through June, with a July Summer program available. Enrollment for this school is closed, but if you are interested in being on a waiting list, please contact Director Sarah Muil at  931.5288, email@example.com, or fill out a waiting list form. Please email or mail the form to Sarah Muil.
Your child must be at least 2.9 years old to be able to attend the school. Half-day and full-day enrollments are available. We ask that your child sign up for a minimum of three half days or three full days.
In general, the Austen Riggs Nursery School follows the Berkshire Hills Regional School District calendar. When the Berkshire Hills Regional School District closes due to inclement weather, the Austen Riggs Nursery School will be closed.
Drop off: 8:15-8:45 a.m.
Morning session: 8:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Half-day pick up: 12:15-12:45 p.m.
Afternoon session: 12:45-3:30 p.m.
Full-day pick up: 3:30-4:00 p.m.*
*Please pick up your child prior to 4:00 p.m.
$32.00/day for half-day enrollment
$42.00/day for full-day enrollment
Tuition is billed monthly for scheduled enrollment days, even if your child is absent. For any issues related to finances, please contact Donna Plankey in the Austen Riggs Center Business Office at  931.5207.
Please make checks payable to: The Austen Riggs Center, Inc.
Scholarships and fee reduction forms are available upon request.