Tuition and Fees Information
Tuition is often one of the most important factors in choosing a private school, and at Wake Christian Academy we strive to be transparent and accommodating when it comes to cost. Wake Christian Academy also offers need-based tuition assistance for families. Families who qualify can receive up to 25% of the tuition amount. To learn more about assistance, to see if your family qualifies, or to apply for financial aid, visit here.
Tuition and Fees Schedule for 2019 – 2020
Application Fee for New Students -Due with Application – $200 Per Student
|2019 -2020 Annual Tuition & Fees|
|10 Monthly||12 Monthly|
|Grade||Tuition||Payments *||Payments **|
|Elementary (1st – 5th Grade)||7,400||740.00||616.67|
|Middle School (6th – 8th Grade)||8,300||830.00||691.67|
|High School (9th – 12th Grade)||8,700||870.00||725.00|
Enrollment Fee for Returning Students – Due at Re-enrollment
$125 per Student by February 1st
$225 per Student beginning February 2nd
International Student Fee- $3,000
* Payments are made in May 2019 and August 2019 – April 2020.
** Payments are made from May 2019 – April 2020.
Full Payment option is due by April 30th and is discounted $100 if paid by date due.
Tuition includes the following items:
- Academic classes and academic services
- Student accident insurance (school-sponsored activities on and off-campus)
- One yearbook per student
- K-5 and Elementary – Field Trips, Crafts, T-Shirt, and other curriculum-related activities
- Middle School – Field Trip, Fall Festival, Class T-Shirt, and end-of-semester activities
- High School – Field Trip (see below for Jr. & Sr. Trips), Homecoming, and Class T-Shirt
Enrollment and Application Fees are non-refundable. For all payment plans, 10% of the total tuition is nonrefundable. If a student withdraws or is expelled during the first semester, 50% of the total tuition and 100% of all fees are due to WCA; 100% of the annual tuition and all fees are due to WCA if a student withdraws or is expelled during the second semester.
|Before Care||7:00am to 7:30am|
|After Care||3:30pm to 6:00pm|
|Daily Rate – $17|
|Monthly Rate – $180|
|Annual Rate – $1500 (Selected by Aug. 31st)|
|Late Fee – $1.00 per minute after 6:00 PM.|
|AP Exams||AP Exams are $100.00 – $110.00 per class.|
|Athletic Fees||Participation fees are per sport and range from $100 to $275|
|depending on the team level -Middle School, Junior Varsity or Varsity.|
|Other reimbursable fees may apply.|
|Elementary After School Clubs||Price range is free to $140.00 depending on the Club. Sign-Ups in fall and spring|
|Field Trips||Included in Tuition except for the Junior (Washington D.C.) and Senior Trip (New York City).|
|Junior Trip is approximately $550.00 – $600.00|
|Senior Trip is approximately $1,500.00 – $1,600.00.|
|Fine Arts||Elementary Chorus, Strings, Hand Chimes – $12.00 – $15.00|
|Middle School Strings, Chorus, Band, Hand Bells – from $25.00 to $75.00.|
|High School Band, Chorale, Chorus, Strings, Hand Bells – from $25.00 to $100.00|
|Marching Band – $450.00 plus uniform costs.|
|Milk (for year)||Eligible for Grades K-5 through 5th grade.|
|Sign up on line at beginning of year – Cost is $100.00.|
|Parking (Student)||$50.00 – $60.00. Purchase online.|
Tuition Payment Plans
1) Full Payment is due by April 30th and is discounted $100.00 per student paid in full.
2) Monthly Payments – For monthly payment plans you must sign up with Facts. You may choose either the 5th or 20th of the month for your draft.
Wake Christian Academy offers need-based tuition assistance for families. Families who qualify can receive up to 25% of the tuition amount. If you have questions about tuition assistance or would like to apply, go to FAST and click on the online application. The application fee of $45 is non-refundable and payable by MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover.
For more assistance with specific financial questions, contact:
Ricky Hering, Director of Finance
For questions about Admissions, contact:
Dawn Currin, Director of School Advancement