Applications for Admissions

City Garden boasts a free, K-8 public charter school and a tuition-based, primary (preschool) program. To apply for either program, for either the 2020-21 school year, or the 2021-22 school year, please click the buttons below.

If you have any questions, please contact our School Secretary & Admissions Coordinator, Liz Harris, at or (314) 320-9032 (Direct) or (314) 664-7646 Ext. 200

Primary (Preschool) Program Application
Kindergarten through 2nd Grade Charter School Application

Tuition Information

Our Primary program offers financial assistance through sliding scale tuition. Discounted tuition is dependent upon funds available.

Please use the chart below to determined whether you are Income A, B, C, or D.If you are income A, B, or C, City Garden requires you to submit tax forms in order to apply for the sliding scale tuition discount.

The tuition rates and income guidelines for the 2020-2021 school year are available to download here. Rates generally increase 2% each year.

Financial Aid Information

City Garden is able to offer additional financial aid to Catchment One students. Please contact Tiffany Whitlock Murphy for more information at 314-664-7646 or