Fees and Tuition


2017-2018 Rates

Application and Enrollment Fees

New Students
The application and evaluation fee for each new student is $100.

Returning Students
The re-enrollment deposit for each returning student will go toward their cost of tuition.

If received on or before March 3, 2017 – $75/ current student
If received March 4, 2017 or later – $175/ current student

Note:  These fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Tuition Rates

Grade Level Tuition Activity Fee Tech Fee Annual
Pre 3-4 yr olds
5 Days/Week $4,911 $59 N/A $4,970
3 Days/Week $3,683 $59 N/A $3,742
2 Days/Week $2,456 $59 N/A $2,515
K – 1/2 Day $5,961 $84 $200 $6,245
Gd 1-5 $8,368 $96 $200 $8,664
Gd 6-8 $9,301 $191 $350 $9,842
Gd 9-12 $9,838 $321 $350 $10,509

Extended Care Fees

Pre & K Before School Care
(6:30 AM – opening)
  Extended Care
(12:30 – 3:00 PM)
  After School Care
(12:30 – 6:00 PM)
5 Days/Week $755 $1,987 $3,242
3 Days/Week $514 $1,351 $2,205
2 Days/Week $377 $994 $1,622

 

Lower School  (Grades 1-5) Before School Care
(6:30 AM – opening)
After School Care
(3:00 – 6:00 PM)
5 Days/Week $755 $2,445
3 Days/Week $514 $1,834
2 Days/Week $377 $1,223

Miscellaneous Fees

Miscellaneous items that may be purchased apart from tuition and fees include: PE uniforms, student pictures, and yearbooks.

Payment Options

We offer families two methods to pay their school bill:

  • Annual Pay

    July 1st Payment Discount Plan -  Payment in full of all tuition and fees on or before July 1, 2017. Payment can be made by check directly to FCS. Starting January 17, 2017, if you prefer to pay by credit/debit card, you will need to create a FACTS account no later than June 20, 2017. There is no payment plan fee for a one-time payment through FACTS but you will be charged a 2.85% convenience fee by FACTS.

  • FACTS Monthly Payment Plan

    Starting January 17, 2017, payments can be made by ACH or by credit/debit card. FACTS charges an annual fee of $45 for monthly payment plans and there will be a 2.85% convenience fee charged by FACTS for credit/debit card payments.

    10 Monthly Payments – July through April with no payment in May or June
    12 Monthly Payments – July through June

Advanced payment of tuition and fees is due by July 1, 2017.  Monthly payments must be made through the FACTS Management Company.  Enrollment in the FACTS plan must be completed by June 5, 2017.  Families whose students are accepted for enrollment after July 1, 2017 must pay their balance in full or enroll in the FACTS monthly payment plan within 7 days of acceptance.

Withdrawal Policies

Once enrolled and accepted, students that withdraw between July 2, 2017 and the last day of the school year will:

  • Be assessed one month’s tuition for each month or portion of a month in attendance.
  • Be assessed a withdrawal fee of $450 for grades K-12 and $350 for Preschool.  Deposits and fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

School records and transcripts may be held until all balances have been paid in full.

Discounts

Multiple Child Discount

Families with two or more children will receive a tuition discount for each child as follows:
(Student in the highest grade level is considered the first child.)

2nd Child – 10%           |  3rd child – 20%           |  4th Child – 25%

Alumni Discount

All children of FCS alumni – in grades Pre-K3 (5-day) through 12th grade – will qualify for a $600 discount after all other applicable discounts have been applied.  To qualify for this discount at least one parent must have graduated from Fredericksburg Christian School after attending for at least two years (K5 – 12th grade). Only one alumni discount per child is allowable. (Maximum – $600 per child)

Advance Payment Discount

A 1.75% tuition discount only applies if tuition and fees are paid in full on or before July 1, 2017.

Transportation

Bus Fees

# of Children
Riding
AM & PM
King George N. Stafford S. Stafford
(Upper School Only)
Regency Park Chancellor W. Culpeper
1 $2,353 $2,395 $838 $838 $1,700 $2,395
2 $2,587 $2,634 $922 $922 $1,870 $2,634
3 or more $2,704 $2,753 $964 $964 $1,954 $2,753
# of Children
Riding AM Only
or PM Only
King George North Stafford South Stafford
(Upper School Only)
Regency Park Chancellor West Culpeper
1 $1,501 $1,529 $537 $537 $1,122 $1,529
2 $1,652 $1,682 $590 $590 $1,240 $1,682
3 or more $1,719 $1,750 $614 $614 $1,292 $1,750

 

Shuttle Bus Fees

Upper School – Lower School Shuttle Bus Lower School – Upper School Bus Shuttle
$277 $277

For those who only ride the bus on occasion, there is a $10 fee one way and a $20 fee two ways per child per day.

Please note that shuttle bus fees are per family, per route used.  The fee is the same whether your child(ren) ride one-way or two-ways.  If your child rides on one of the regular bus routes and needs to ride the shuttle bus as well, there will be no additional charge for the shuttle.

Bus fees for students riding the Shuttle Bus on an occasional basis will be $7 one way per student or $14 two ways per student per day.

If gasoline prices continue to rise, these fees may need to be adjusted.

If you have additional questions about tuition and fees, please email Mrs. Baughman at pbaughman@gofcs.org.