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TUITION & FEES (2024-2025)

 

New Student Application Fee

All new students are required to pay a non-refundable $75 fee upon submission of the admissions application.

Enrollment Fee

All students are required to pay the non-refundable enrollment fee prior to the start of the school year. It is charged for them using the payment method on file once their enrollment is confirmed for the 2024-2025 school year. Once a student is enrolled, the enrollment fee will be automatically charged for the following year unless a student Intends to Discontinue their enrollment (as per the Save-Your-Spot policy).

Enrollment Period

Toddler & Pre-K

K-8

High School 

Early Enrollment

Through  January 31, 2024

$510 

$850

$1,275

Regular Enrollment

February 1, 2024 to June 15, 2024

$600 

$1,000

$1,500

Late Enrollment

After June 15, 2024

$1,100

$1,600

Annual Tuition

Tuition is due in full at the start of the school year. As a convenience to families, it can also be paid in 10 equal monthly installments (from August 1, 2024 to May 1, 2025).

Toddler

Pre-K

K-8

High School 

Annual Cost

$14,000 per year

$13,000 per year

$10,000 per year

$11,000 per year

Monthly Installment

$1,400 per month

$1,300 per month

$1,000 per month

$1,100 per month

If Paid by August 15*

$13,300 upfront

$12,350 upfront

$9,500 upfront

$10,450 upfront

 

Tuition Discounts

  • *Upfront Payment Incentive: 5% upfront payment incentive for families that pay the full amount of the tuition due by August 15, 2024
  • Siblings: A 10% tuition discount is available for families with multiple children enrolled at the school.
    • If a family has multiple students enrolled, a 10% sibling discount is automatically applied to the K-8 students. ECE and High School students will pay the full tuition. 
    • If a family has only K-8 students in a family, the 10% sibling discount is automatically applied to the younger K-8 students. The oldest K-8 student will pay the full tuition.
  • ECE: Toddler and Pre-K students will not receive any discounts except for the Upfront Payment Incentive and the Early Enrollment Fee Discount.

Staff: RISE Academy staff members can receive a discount up to 50% on their child’s tuition, depending on their employment status. Staff discounts cannot be combined with other discounts or financial assistance except for the Upfront Payment Incentive.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

A financial aid application for the 2024-2025 school year is available upon request from financecoordinator@riseschools.education. Students that receive financial assistance will follow the tuition schedule on their financial aid contract. Discounts cannot be combined with financial assistance, except for the Upfront Payment Incentive. Financial aid is only available to students in grades K-12.  The deadline to apply is June 15, 2024. 

If a family wishes to apply for financial assistance after the deadline, they can apply and be put on the waiting list. If their financial aid status is still pending by the first day of school, they will be required to begin paying the full tuition in order to begin attending school. If the financial aid is granted, they will be credited or refunded for the difference. Please note that financial assistance does not roll over automatically from one academic year to another. Families must re-submit an application in order to qualify for the next academic year. 

The full Financial Aid Policy is available for review at www.riseacademy.education/financial-aid

FINANCIAL AGREEMENT:

  1. Full payment of yearly tuition is due at the time of enrollment. While the option of paying in installments is offered as a convenience to parents, the full tuition amount is still required regardless of whether or not school is in session for the entire month. Failure to meet payments may result in dismissal of students from RISE Academy.

     

  2. Students that at RISE Academy after September will pay tuition at a prorated cost based on their first day of school. Their first tuition payment is due before they begin attending school.

     

  3. The application fee and enrollment fee are both non-refundable

     

  4. In the event of early withdrawal, tuition is not refunded for time the student was enrolled

     

  5. Parents must give at least 15 days notice prior to withdrawing to avoid being charged for the month

     

  6. Tuition is still due in the event of student absences in order to maintain their enrollment status

     

  7. If a student pays upfront tuition and withdraws through the year, they will be refunded for the days the student will not be attending as long as 15 days notice is given. If 15 days notice is not given, tuition due for that month will not be refunded.

     

  8. Tuition can be paid through Credit/Debit Card or ACH/Bank Transfer. Credit/Debit Card transactions will incur a 3% processing fee.

     

  9. It is the responsibility of the parent to ensure the payment method on file is up-to-date. If a tuition payment is declined on the first day of the month or tuition is not submitted, there will be a $25 late payment charge issued if it is not resolved by the 3rd business day of the month.

     

  10. The payment method on file may be used to charge other incidental fees during the school year such as special in-class activities, field trips, or late pick-ups.

     

  11. RISE Academy reserves the right to dismiss any student whose individual needs cannot be met by the school.

     

  12. RISE Academy reserves the right to refuse service if there is a dispute or violation of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

     

  13. RISE Academy reserves the right to change the fees and programs offered without prior notification.

     

  14. RISE Academy will bill tuition in accordance with the advertised amount on our website and indicated above.

TUITION & FEES (2023-2024)

 

ECE: Toddler, Pre-K 1 & 2

Enrollment Fees:

$500 for each student (non-refundable) $250 due at application and $250 due at enrollment.

Tuition:

Toddler (Ages 2-3):  $14,000 per year, $1,400 per installment payment (10 payments total)
Pre-K 1 (Ages 3-4):  $12,500 per year, $1,250 per installment payment (10 payments total)
Pre-K 2 (Ages 4-5):  $12,500 per year, $1,250 per installment payment (10 payments total)

Installments for ECE are made from August 1 to May 1.

Kindergarten-Grade 8

Enrollment Fees:

$1,000 for each student (non-refundable). $250 due at application and $750 due at enrollment.

Membership Fee per family based on Parent Agreement.

Tuition:

1 Student:  $9,500 per year, $950 per installment payment (10 payments total)

2 Students:  $17,100 per year, $1710 per installment payment (10 payments total)

3 Students:  $25,650 per year, $2,565 per installment payment (10 payments total)

High School 

Enrollment Fees:

$1,500 for each student (non-refundable). $250 due at application and $1,250 due at enrollment.

Membership Fee per family based on Parent Agreement.

Tuition:

1 Student:  $10,500 per year, $1,050 per installment payment (10 payments total)

FINANCIAL INCENTIVES:

1.  A 10% tuition discount is available for families with multiple children enrolled at the school.  Please note the sibling discount will apply to students in grades K-8 if you have an ECE or high school student.
2.  A 5% incentive will be applied to the tuition payment if the full-year amount is paid in one installment upon enrollment.
3.  RISE Academy staff members can receive a discount on their child’s tuition ranging from 15% to 50%, depending on their part-time or full-time employment status.
4.  Enrollment fee discounts are available for early birds.

Please note that discounts cannot be combined or used in conjunction with financial aid.

ADMISSIONS POLICY

 

Acceptance of applicants will be based on the following criteria:

  • Our school is grounded in community values, and we prioritize admission for children who meet our criteria and have a connection to the RISE community.
  • We welcome all qualified applicants and will consider them if space is available.
  • We interview families of potential students to assess their commitment to their child’s education and to determine if our programs can fulfill the individual requirements of the student.
  • The school administration will monitor the academic and behavioral progress of new students during their probationary period. If a student fails to meet the expectations set forth by the school, the administration may ask the student to leave the Academy and pursue other educational opportunities.

 

Academic Readiness

Academic and social preparedness is evaluated through a combination of placement/screening tests, teacher assessments, and a review of past report cards/progress reports from the student’s previous school.

Age

Students entering Kindergarten must be five (5) years old on or before September 30th of that year.