Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition for the 2017-18 School Year
Grades K-5 $13,600
Grades 6-8 $15,450
Grades 9-12 $17,700
A nonrefundable application fee of $100 per student must be submitted along with the application for new students. A $500 per family non-refundable deposit will be required for returning students. This payment will be applied toward the student's tuition charges. For returning families receiving tuition assistance, a deposit of 10% of the student's tuition will be required, not to exceed $500.
A $400 per student facility fee will be charged to all students in K-8th grade. A $450 security fee is assessed for all students K-12. Please note that tuition assistance may not be applied toward these per student fees.
All incoming 9th graders will have an additional $600 Israel immersion fee. The fee can either be paid out in full during the student's first year or payable over four years ($150 a year.) If a student withdraws, this fee must be paid in full.
As a Jewish school we believe strongly that every Jewish child deserves an excellent Jewish education. We do our utmost to provide tuition assistance for qualified families in need while recognizing that lost tuition revenue dramatically impacts our budget and increases our fundraising needs. Funds from the DAT Tuition Assistance Program are distributed only to families that truly qualify for assistance, as every dollar we give to families in need must be raised dollar-for-dollar through fundraising from generous donors. Therefore, Tuition Assistance is awarded only after thoughtful and meaningful examination of each family’s specific financial circumstances.
All families receiving tuition assistance will be required to volunteer at the school in a way that is substantial and substantive. Tuition assistance is preferentially provided to families who demonstrate that our school is a valued priority as reflected by volunteerism and a positive attitude about the school. Volunteer opportunities include activities within the classroom or front office, coordinating CVA programs, or volunteering for our Annual Dinner. We have multiple opportunities for parents who work as well as those with daytime availability.
Award sizes vary based on family need and extenuating circumstances. Families requiring the greatest amount of assistance must pay a minimum of $1,620 per child for K through 5th grade in addition to fees. The tuition minimum for students in 6th- 8th grade is $2,500 per student in addition to fees. The tuition minimum for 9th-12th grade is $5,000 per student per year in addition to fees. Tuition awards at this level are extremely limited and are only awarded to families demonstrating the greatest level of need.
Tuition Assistance Application Process 2017.2018
February 8, 2017- Tuition Assistance Applications must be completed online at https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/45X68 . Paper applications are not available. Please note that there is a $30 application fee. Families who have submitted applications by the deadline will receive priority. Funding is limited and may not be available after the deadline of February 8, 2017.
If your 2016 tax return is not completed by February 8, 2017 please submit a copy of your tax return to FACTS as soon as possible but no later than April 20, 2017. Tuition assistance awards maybe revoked if substantiating information is not submitted.
March 31, 2017- Signed enrollment contracts are due. Enrollment contracts returned after March 24th may be subject to a $100 late fee.
Questions: Amy Berkowitz Caplan at email@example.com regarding tuition assistance or BJ Eickhoff at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding billing and payment information.
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