Tuition & Fees

Fee Schedule 2021-2022

Baby Gate (M-F)
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Baby Gate Extended (M-F)
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
5-day full day (M-F)
Ones, Twos & Threes
7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3-day full day (M,W,F)
Ones, Twos & Threes
7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
2-day full day (T, Th)
Ones & Twos
7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
2-day half day (T, Th)
Ones & Twos
7:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

All programs listed above follow the McGehee school calendar and operate from mid-August to late May. Summer camp and holiday camp are available to students once they have completed a year at Little Gate.

Payment Options 2020-2021

Billing begins May 1
Payment Plan
Due Date
Full Payment
Due by June 15
2 Payment Plan (50/50)
50% due by June 15 / 50% due by December 15
10 Payment Plan
Due by the 15th of each month; Requires tuition insurance
12 Payment Plan
Due by the 15th of each month; Requires tuition insurance
First-round admissions decisions were announced on January 21, 2021. Applications received after this date will be considered in the second round of decisions. At this time, applications received for the infant program will most likely remain in the wait pool until the 2022 school year. Please contact Melissa Toups, Little Gate Admissions, at with any questions you might have.  

Other Fees

Supplies, materials, and classroom enrichment costs are included in tuition rates.

Available for half day students wishing to stay through lunch and nap
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
$35 per day, includes lunch, billed monthly

After Care
Available for Ones, Twos and Threes
3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Plan Cost
Annual $2,550
Per Quarter $675
Wednesdays Only (Per Quarter) $200
Emergency After Care (Per Day)* $40
Enrichment Add-on Courses $100

*To use Emergency After Care parents must be signed up by noon the day of use.

Available for Ones, Twos, and Threes in the full day program. Billed in conjunction with the payment plan selection on the enrollment contract.
5 Day: $975 per year
3 Day: $575 per year
2 Day: $400 per year

Contact the Admissions Team

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Melissa Toups

    Melissa Toups 

    Little Gate Admissions
    Louisiana State University - B.A.
    Appointed: 2001
  • Photo of Megan Wills

    Megan Wills 

    Lower School Admissions
    University of Mississippi - B.A.
    University of Mississippi - M.Ed.
    Appointed: 2008
  • Photo of Julee LaPorte

    Julee LaPorte 

    Director of Enrollment Management
    Louisiana State University - Honors College - B.A.
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - M.A.
    Appointed: 2009
McGehee's Little Gate
1538 Philip Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Little Gate is a co-ed pre-school open to all qualified boys and girls regardless of race, religion, national or ethnic origin.