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This information is up to date as of June 1, 2024

2024 CYS Fee Schedules

and Military Fee Assistance


This information has been collated from memos released surrounding the updates to the SY 2023-2024 Department of Defense Child Development Program Fee Policy. While this information is not classified, it is challenging to locate due to a lack of transparency.


As Operation Child Care Project™ becomes more aware of updates to these Fee Schedules, they will be provided here. Please see if your current duty station is considered High Cost or Standard to ensure you are selecting the correct fee schedule. 

High Cost Installations

1. Determine if you are stationed at a High-Cost duty station or Standard. If your installation is listed below, then you are at a High-Cost installation, if not, then you are at a Standard installation.

  • Air Force Academy

  • Andrews AFB

  • Beale AFB

  • Buckley AFB

  • Camp Pendleton


  • Creech AFB

  • Davis-Monthan AFB

  • Edwards AFB

  • Eglin AFB

  • Eielson AFB

  • Fairchild AFB

  • Fort Belvoir

  • Fort Meade

  • Fort Schofield-Shafter

  • Fort Snelling

  • Francis S. Gabreski Air

       National Guard Base

  • Hanscom AFB

  • Hurlburt AFB

  • Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling

  • Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord

  • Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

  • Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

  • Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

  • Los Angeles AFB

  • Luke AFB MacDill AFB

  • March AFB Marine Corp Base

  • Quantico MCAS

  • Miramar MCBH

  • Kaneohe Bay McClellan AFB

  • MCRD San Diego

  • NAB Coronado

  • NAB North Island

  • NAB San Diego

  • NWS Seal Beach

  • National Geospatial-

       Intelligence Agency (HQ-VA)

  • National Naval Medical

       Center Bethesda

  • NAVDIST Washington, DC

  • NAVMEDCEN San Diego

  • NAVSTA San Diego

  • NAVSUBASE Point Loma

  • Nellis AFB

  • NS Chollas Heights

  • NS Murphy Canyon


  • Office of Naval Intelligence

  • Pentagon

  • Peterson AFB

  • PMRF Barking Sands

  • Portland Air NG Base

  • NSU Saratoga Springs

  • Schriever AFB

  • Scott AFB

  • Travis AFB

  • Vandenberg AFB

  • Washington Navy Yard

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CDC Fee Schedule

2. Open the applicable CDC Fee Schedule and determine, based on your Total Family Income (TFI), how much you would pay monthly at the CDC. Please use the two-week vacation option for this calculation.

3. Use our built-in calculator under the CDC Fee Schedules and enter your weekly childcare cost in the first box, and the estimated amount you would pay monthly at the CDC in the second box labeled Monthly CDC Rate. 

4. This tool is for estimating purposes only. There are other factors that could affect your TFI calculation or civilian childcare costs. The amounts listed under the Estimated Monthly Family Responsibility is the amount you would pay based on the information you offered and current rate caps.

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