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Rise is a tuition based program that serves children 18 months to 6 years old. 
Prior to enrollment, parents must tour the program.  When space is not available, families are placed the Rise School wait list.
Prior to admission, parents must also provide:

  • a current physical examine including a statement that their child is able to participate in a school-based program.

  • current immunization record

  • current vision and hearing screening for children 4 years and older

  • if applicable, parent must provide copies of current IFSP or IEP and therapist evaluations


Children are enrolled based on their age, individual needs, and availability of space in the classroom, and must be able to benefit from participation in a group setting.

All eligible children are admitted independent of race, color, abilities, and national or ethnic origin.


Prior to enrollment each family must participate in Rise Parent Orientation.

After enrollment each child will receive a comprehensive assessment and a individualized instruction plan.

Tuition and Fees for 2022-2023 School Year


Based on current Rise enrollment, the total cost to educate each student is over $20,000 yearly. The difference between Rise’s tuition/fee receipts and the cost to operate the school is covered by fundraising, parent volunteerism, grants and the generous financial support of the Rise community and its friends around the Coastal Bend. We are incredibly grateful to all those who volunteer and give, which allows Rise to continue providing a superior inclusive education at a competitive price.


Monthly Tuition (8:00 AM- 2:30PM)
$735* per student

After Care (7:45AM drop off – 5:20PM pickup)
 $200 Monthly in addition to the $735


The Rise aftercare program is available to families currently enrolled in The Rise School program. It is a service geared towards working families that require childcare beyond 2:30PM.  

Tuition Assistance

Please note: applications may only be submitted by families who have been accepted into the program

Your dedication to Rise is extremely valuable and appreciated. We are committed to you, our students, our teachers, staff, and community. Your tuition is a commitment that support teachers, maintains facilities, and provides your children with a superior inclusive education. If the cost of tuition is a concern, please consider applying for tuition assistance. A portion of the school’s budget is dedicated to financial aid. The school desires to serve all families and provide a life changing foundation for their children.
The Rise School of Corpus Christi offers tuition assistance to families who are in need. Families may apply for this assistance though our new online platform (Blackbaud Smart Aid). Applications can be accessed by visiting There will be a $35 dollar application fee paid directly to the contracted company. Financial aid is awarded as funds are available.

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