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 **
Kindergarten 6,300 630.00 525.00
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.

Optional Fees:

Before Care  7:00am to 7:30am
   No Charge.
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.

 Financial Assistance

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


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