Elementary and Middle School

School calendar Chicago 2017 - 2018

26 August
First day of school
26 August
Cultural Day
21 October
Cultural activity: children's book week
25 November
No school: Thanksgiving Break
3 December
Sinterklaas Celebration
30 Dec & 6 Jan
No school: Christmas Break
31 March
No school: Spring Break
28 April
King's Day Celebration
2 June
Last day of school

All events mentioned are tentative and subject to change. Parents are invited to join their children on the cultural events.

In order to comply with the regulations of the Dutch government and to obtain sufficient school hours, all of the cultural events are official school hours and are part of our school program.

Tul(i)p School tuition 2018-2019 - Open

Tul(i)p School tuition 2018-2019 - Close

Every year the students need to be registered. If you have registered before, it's a simple process for the new school year to re-register.
For the entire school year PAID FOR by the employer of parents/guardians
$ 1835.00
For the entire school year NOT paid by the employer of parents/guardians
$ 1460.00*
Chicago, installments*
For the entire school year NOT paid by the employer of parents/guardians
$ 1460.00
Term fee minus the deposit
$ 302.50 x 4

* Families, who will not receive any support from their employer, are eligible for the reduced rate, the amount with the asterisk. (If your company pays part of the tuition, the Tul(i)p School expects you to pay the difference).

An extra 5% discount is given for children, not supported by the employer of parents/guardians, if tuition is paid in full/annually, before September 15th 2017.

Non-refundable deposit: $250.00 per student (check to be sent with the registration form). The school will use this money for necessary investments before the school year starts, e.g. school material and books.

The school year consists of 9 months. Please indicate on the registration form your preference of payment; annually or in 4 installments. Installment payments are only possible if a student has been enrolled prior to September 1st, 2017.

The annual payment is due on September 15th, 2017. The installment payments are due on: September 15th, 2017, November 15th, 2017, January 15th, 2018 and March 15th, 2018.


Cancellations after September 1st, 2017 but before December 31st, 2017 will receive 50% restitution of the tuition. Cancellations after January 1st, 2018 will not receive restitution of the tuition.

An invoice will be sent to you through e-mail, and on request only, by regular mail. 

Checks can be made payable to 'TULIP SCHOOL'.

Location and class times

Classes will be held at the site of Lycée Francais de Chicago where our school has rented some space. Lycée Francais de Chicago between N. Damen Ave and N. Wilcott Ave. Classes take place every Saturday morning from 9 am - 12 O'Clock midday.

Drop off and Pick up point map.pdf 


Lycée Français de Chicago
1929 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640