Tuition and Fees

2019-2020 TUITION AND FEES

Grade Level

Annual

Tuition

10 Month Tuition

K4 PT A= Mon., Wed. & Fri. 8:15AM–11:30AM

$2275

$227

K4 PT B= Mon.-Fri. 8:15AM–11:30AM

$3400

$340

K4 Full Day Mon.–Fri. 8:15AM–3PM

$6385

$638

Kindergarten- Full Day

$6600

$660

Grades 1-6

$6775

$677

Grades 7-8

$7250

$725

Grade 9-12

$7250

$725

Tuition prices include enrollment and annual fees which include administrative costs and partially cover the cost of books, resource materials, instructional & classroom materials, instructional & classroom equipment, classroom supplies, and class/school activities & events.  10-month payment plans are available.  See Payment Information for more details.

DISCOUNTS

Annual Payment
Annual payment is recognized when the tuition is paid in full by August 15, 2019.  The annual payment discount is applied after the membership discount and the multiple children discount. 10% discount

Semi – Annual Payment
Semi- annual payment is recognized when 50% of the tuition is paid in full by August 15, 2019 and the remaining amount is paid by January 22, 2020.  The semi-annual payment is applied after the membership discount and the multiple children discount. 5% discount

Church Membership (does not apply to the 4K preschool program)
10 % discount is available when the following criteria is met: Membership is defined by parents or legal guardians regularly attending church (at least 3 times per month), completing Next Steps Discovery 101, and serving consistently on a ministry team at Life Changers International Church.

Multiple Children (does not apply to the 4K preschool program)
Families with more than one child will receive the following discounts off their tuition charges:

Members* 
2nd Child: 7% discount 
3rd Child: 12% discount 
4th Child: 15% discount 

Non-Members
2nd Child: 5% discount
3rd Child: 10% discount
4th Child: 15% discount

The multiple children discount is applied after the membership discount.
*Successfully completing the Next Steps class, attending regularly and actively serving in a ministry at Life Changers International Church.

 EXTRACURRICULAR & NON-ACADEMIC COSTS

Extracurricular and non-academic costs are not included in tuition price. These costs include but are not limited to uniforms, school supplies, projects, sports, clubs, event costs, costumes, field trip costs, lunch program, college entrance testing, and graduation attire and must be paid when requested by Valeo Academy.

PAYMENT INFORMATION

  1. Set Up Fee: A $100.00 set up fee per family is required with each new enrollment. This fee is non-refundable.  
  2. Family Referral Incentive: In order to receive the Family Referral Incentive of $250.00, families must complete and submit the Family Referral Form which is subject to school’s approval. The new family that is referred must enroll and stay in school for the entire academic year. A $250 check will be issued to the referring family following the end of the academic year if the referring family’s account is paid-in-full. Scholarship award recipients are not eligible for the referral incentive.
  3. Event Volunteer Opt Out Fee: The Fundraiser and Event Volunteer Opt Out Fee is a $200.00 non-academic fee charged per student to families who do not complete 10 hours of volunteer time per family between July 1st and May 30th.  Volunteer partnership is key in the advancement of the school and reduces school costs.  Volunteer service must be pre-approved by the school and/or qualify with the school as volunteer service.  The volunteer must log their time in the Volunteer Log Book located in the Valeo office.  The time must be approved and signed by Valeo staff at the time of service.  You must complete the entire 10 hours in order to avoid the $200 fee. The fee will be charged in June of that academic year, and will be added to the final ACH withdrawal of year.
  4. Annual Payment Plan:  Payment is due in the administrative office on August 15th by 4:00pm. Please note that for any payments received after that time, the annual plan discount will be forfeited. Those who qualify for late enrollment status must have payments in the office by the child’s first day of school.  Should payment not be made at that time,   the annual plan discount will be forfeited.
  5. Semi-Annual Payment Plan:  Payments are due in the administrative office on August 15th and January 22nd by 4:00 PM.  For any payments received after that time, the semi-annual plan discount will be forfeited.  Those who   qualify for late enrollment status must have payments in the office by the child’s first day of school.  Should payment not be made at that time, the semi-annual plan discount will be forfeited.
  6. 10-Month Payment Plan:  To participate in the monthly payment plan option, tuition payments must be withdrawn via ACH from either a checking or savings account.  A completed ACH Withdrawal Authorization Form must be submitted by July 1st.   Payments will be withdrawn on a monthly basis beginning July 20th and concluding April 20th.  Withdrawals are made on the 20th of each month, or the next business day if the 20th is a weekend or holiday.  ACH withdrawals that are returned for non-sufficient funds will be charged a $25 NSF fee and will be re-processed on the last day of the month with a $25.00 re-processing fee added.  A consumer credit check may be required for new families.  12-month payment plans may be considered upon request for returning families with a favorable payment history. Monthly payment plans are not available to returning families with delinquent or previously delinquent payment histories; exceptions may be granted by the School Board (a two-month tuition deposit may be required).
  7. Scholarships:  A limited number of need-based scholarships will be available for each school year.  Scholarships range from 1% to a maximum of 50% of total tuition; and Incentives may not apply to scholarship recipients.  For more information and to apply, please contact the Valeo Academy office at 847-645-9300. Families with past due balances are NOT eligible for scholarships. Scholarship application deadline is April 17th.
  8. Financial Policies: Policies can be found in the Valeo Academy Financial Policies Agreement within the enrollment packet.