Variable Tuition


Let’s make this work.

The purpose of the variable tuition program is to make Christian education accessible to more families, by providing a reduced rate. We base reduced rates on each family’s specific financial situation. Variable tuition is a need-based financial aid structure – similar to those used by other private schools, colleges, and universities. Any family in need of assistance may apply. Preschool families must be in our 5-day program to be considered for variable tuition.

Factors like income, family circumstances, and the cost of living in the Fredericksburg region, are reviewed by a third party: FACTS Grant & Aid. Each request is then reviewed by the FCS Financial Aid Committee, who makes the final award. Currently, 64% of our existing families receive some form of discount or aid. By making a Fredericksburg Christian Schools education more financially possible, we will have the opportunity to utilize our exceptional staff, and available classroom space.

Application Process

Before you begin your application on the FACTS Grant & Aid website, you’ll want to have the following documents ready. They will need to be uploaded or faxed to FACTS Grant & Aid to supplement your application.

  1. Completed 2016 Federal Tax Return including all supporting tax schedules
  2. 2016 W-2 forms for all individuals listed on the tax return
  3. Documentation for Social Security income and Child Support
  4. A letter written to the Variable Tuition Review Committee about your financial circumstances, including the amount that you feel that you can pay monthly

FACTS Grant & Aid Fax  |  1-866-315-9264
FACTS Grant & Aid Phone  |   1-866-412-4637

A processing fee of $30 will be required to submit your Variable Tuition application.




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Important Dates

Application Submission Date Award Notification Letter Mailed
On or before March 15, 2017 By April 30, 2017
On or before April 14, 2017 By May 30, 2017
On or before May 15, 2017 By June 30, 2017
After May 15, 2017 – Contact the Business Office

If you have questions, please contact our Finance Director, Phyllis Baughman, at 540-735-1283 or pbaughman@gofcs.org.