FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AGREEMENT
Students are enrolled full time for an academic year of ten months and the entire tuition is payable in ten equal installments, for the period August 16 to June 15. Parents are not exempt from their tuition obligations as a result of the student’s absenteeism from school due to sickness, truancy, suspension, extended class trips, other travel, or due to school closures for Christmas and Easter vacations, or for any other reason.
Tuition can be paid in cash, check, automatic withdrawal, or credit card. For credit card payments, information must be provided to the school treasurer’s office (will incur a 2% charge for each transaction). A service charge of $25 will be assessed for checks returned for “not sufficient funds” or for credit card charges declined.
Tuition installments are due on the 16th of every month beginning the month of August. For late payments the following apply:
Past Due: A student’s account is past due if the monthly tuition is not received five days after the due date. A monthly statement stamped “Past Due” will be issued to the parents as a reminder.
Overdue: A student’s account is overdue if the monthly tuition is not received one month after the due date. A monthly statement stamped “Over Due” together with a letter will be issued to the parents stating that the account is referred to the School Board for collection.
Delinquent: A student’s account is delinquent if the monthly tuition is not received two months after the due date. A monthly statement stamped “Delinquent” together with a letter issued to the parents stating that the student is placed on financial probation. During the financial probation, the school reserves the right to take any and all of the following actions to secure the unpaid tuition:
- Require the parents to charge the balance on a credit card
- Stop allowing the student financial privileges such as discounts and awards
- Stop allowing the student from participating in the school’s extracurricular activities including long field trips
- Stop allowing the student from participating in the school’s sports activities
- In the absence of a satisfactory resolution, terminate the student’s enrollment as follows:
- Refer the account to a collection agency.
- A student with an outstanding balance of two or more months at the end of the first semester will not be accepted to class the beginning of the second semester. Accordingly, the student’s name will be removed from the class roster.
- A student with any balance will not be allowed to register for the next academic year.
Textbooks, standardized test fees, uniforms, picture and photograph costs, locker fees, field trip and sports related fees, are the financial responsibility of the parents.