Kindergarten fees include the parents’ share, the private care financial aid from Kela (174,59 €), and the financial aid to residents of Lahti.
The residents of Lahti are able to receive 400 € per month of financial aid for children over the age of three and 520 € per month for children under the age of three. Kela financial aid for preschoolers is 64€ and the financial aid to Lahti residents 450€.

A family discount of -50% of one daycare fee is given for having two or more children attend LEK. (Please note that no family discount is available if a sibling is in the After-School group). Families may apply for income based financial aid ranging up to 146,64 €.

Fees as of 01.01.2021

Childcare contracts are made annually. Below are the fees that include Kela and Lahti Resident discounts.

Day care options Time Includes Fee
Over 35h per week (full day) 07.00 - 17.00 Breakfast, lunch, snack 350 € / month
25h-34h per week 07.00 - 13.00 Breakfast, lunch 240 € / month
Preschool Afternoon 12.00 - 17.00 Snack 160 € / month
First Grade Afternoon 13.00 - 17.00 Snack 227 € / month

Application form

You may apply to the Lahti English Kindergarten with the application form below.
Your application is valid when you have paid a queue fee of 50 €.
Our bank account number is FI08 4212 1120 0803 32.
Add the text “queue fee” and the child’s name in the additional information field.

The queue fee is Refundable when your child starts in Kindergarten.
Pre-school and 1st Grade groups are picked up from Tiirismaa school.

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