FAQs on Variable Tuition
Must every New or Returning family submit an application for Variable Tuition?
No. Only families who feel that they are not able to pay full tuition should submit an application.
Is there a Variable Tuition application fee?
Yes. The fee is $35 and due at the end of the process online. Credit cards are accepted for payment.
Are there deadlines for submitting a Variable Tuition application?
Yes. Below are the specifics:
- Returning families must complete the Variable Tuition Application process no later than May 30th to be considered for a tuition discount.
- New families must complete the Variable Tuition Application process no later than June 30th, or within 15 days from submitting your enrollment, to be considered for a tuition discount.
Should I apply for Variable Tuition every year?
Yes. A new application must be submitted every year if you want to continue to participate in this program.
Do I have to complete a student application prior to applying for Variable Tuition?
Yes. A student application must be submitted before the Variable Tuition application will be considered.
If I do not qualify for the program this year, can I apply again next year?
Yes. A family that does not qualify is welcome to reapply the following year.
Will applying for Variable Tuition affect my child’s admission?
No. Admission applications and Variable Tuition applications are evaluated separately, and an application for Variable Tuition has no bearing on the admission process.
What kind of economic situation is typical of a family who qualifies for Variable Tuition?
A wide range of families with a variety of circumstances can qualify for the program, from those who are able to pay close to full tuition to those who are able to contribute minimally. Many factors are evaluated, including income, assets, unusual expenses, and the size of the family.
Are some families awarded full tuition?
No. Every family is required to make a financial investment in their child’s education. Our commitment to providing Variable Tuition means that we are sharing in that investment with you. There are some limited need-based grants that can also be applied to tuition in special cases that drop tuition even further than listed.
Who should I contact with questions about Variable Tuition?
Questions about Variable Tuition should be directed to:
Superintendent – Al Stefan Or Director of Admissions – Rich MartinReturn To Tuition and Aid