Make A Payment

This page is for enrolled families who wish to pay for Tuition, Lunch Program, PM Afterschool Care, Summer Camp and/or other preschool fees. Do not pay for Gift Cards or Fundraising on this page, please.

For Gift Cards, see Gift Card Program.

For Donations, see Donate Now.

Four Ways to Pay

1. Cash or Personal (paper) Check

  1. Make your check payable to Cherry Preschool.
  2. Be sure your child’s last name appears on the check.
  3. Please mail your check to us at 1418 Lake St., Evanston, 60201, -OR- drop it in the payment box in the school lobby.
  4. 4. DO NOT MAIL CASH. Cash payments should be placed in an envelope with the child’s name and dropped at the office. The office staff will provide a cash receipt.

2. Bank Bill Pay

  1. Your bank can mail a check to Cherry. See your bank’s online system to set it up.
  2. Recurring payments may be created on these systems for the school year.
  3. 3. These checks usually take about one week to arrive at the school.

3. eCheck (electronic funds transfer or autodebit)

  1. Cherry can process an eCheck for no additional charge.
  2. Recurring payments may be set up for the school year.
  3. Please complete this form. Withdrawals will be effective the Friday following receipt of the form. No receipts or notifications will be sent automatically; you may request a receipt or notification from

4. Online through PayPal (you do not need a PayPal account for this)

  1. A 2% processing fee is added to your payment, in order to defray part of the cost of this service.
  2. PayPal will accept credit cards or eChecks for payment, but the processing fee applies to both.

Make a Payment Now with PayPal

Make a one-time payment HERE for Tuition, Lunch, Camp, PM Afterschool Care or other preschool fees. Do not use this for Gift Cards payments. For donations, please click here.

Cherry Preschool ensures your online payment is secure with our payment processor, PayPal.

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This is a one-time payment. For recurring payments, please sign up for Option 3: eCheck by completing this form.