Tanaina is licensed by the Municipality of Anchorage Child Care Licensing department. Currently, the program runs a 12 month waiting list. To find out more information about placing your child on the wait list, please click on our "Wait List" tab.


Tanaina offers 4 or 5 day programs only. Rates are as follows and are subject to change. Tuition is due by the first of each month.  Child Care Assistance from the State and Cook Inlet Tribal Council is also accepted.

                                                                                         4 Day                  5 Day

Preschool  (18 months-3 years old)                                          $810                    $930

Preschool (3-5 years old)                                                           $785                     $900

School Age-SUMMER ONLY (5-10 years old)        Weekly: $240    Monthly: $900

Enrollment Application 

Family Handbook


 In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, Tanaina Child Development Center is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complain of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.