Kindergarten fees include the parents’ share, the private care financial aid from Kela (173,95 €), 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. 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 1st grade After-School group). Families may apply for income based financial aid ranging up to 146,64 €.
Fees as of 01.04.2019
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|
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.
Pre-school and 1st Grade groups are picked up from Tiirismaa school and Onnelantie day care.