Tuition

Choosing an independent school is an investment in your child’s future.  A few of the many advantages of sending your child to an independent school are high academic standards, individual attention, an inclusive environment, and a lifetime of dividends. See below for Beaufort Academy's flexible tuition options.

SCHEDULE OF TUITION AND FEES
Through careful and prudent management of budgeting, we are pleased to share that there is no increase in tuition for the 2020-2021 school year. 


TUITION RATES 2020-2021

Preschool Age 2 only (3 Half Days) 8am - 12pm             $4,895
Preschool Age 2 only (3 Full Days) 8am - 2:45pm          $6,490
Preschool (Half Day) 8am - 12pm                                      $6,270
Preschool (Full Day) 8am - 2:45pm                                   $9,570
Lower School (Grades K-4)                                               $10,120
Middle School (Grades 5-8)                                              $11,660
Upper School (Grades 9-12)                                             $12,900

*A $300 deduction applies to each additional sibling attending Beaufort Academy
 
 

DEPOSIT TO SECURE SPOT

  • To secure a spot, a deposit is required with your enrollment contract. All deposits are non-refundable.
      • 5% deposit before March 31, 2020.
      • 10% deposit after April 1, 2020.
  • Current families who are not carrying a balance can pay a flat rate deposit of $250 during the re-enrollment period of February 23, 2020 until March 4, 2020.


 

TUITION PAYMENT PLANS
We offer flexible payment plans to meet each family's needs. If you have further questions, please contact the Business Office. Review the following options carefully before selecting one on your enrollment contract. All enrollment contracts must indicate which plan has been selected.

PLAN A
  • Deposit due at enrollment, with the balance due by June 1, 2020.
  • Tuition Refund Insurance is optional, but recommended.

PLAN B
  • Deposit due at enrollment. Half of remaining tuition is due May 1, 2020, and the balance on November 1, 2020.
  • Tuition Refund Insurance is required, and must be paid in full by August 1, 2020.
  • Auto-draft payments are required and account information must be on file in the Business Office.

PLAN C
  • Deposit due at enrollment followed by monthly payments beginning in May, 2020 (or month of enrollment) and continuing through April, 2021.
  • Tuition Refund Insurance is required, and must be paid in full by August 1, 2020.
  • Auto-draft payments are required and account information must be on file in the Business Office.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

  • Beaufort Academy accepts American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash, and check for tuition and fees.
  • Credit card payments can be set up to draft your bank account, or one time charges.
  • All credit card payments incur a convenience fee by the credit card processing vendor.
  • A 1.5% late fee will be assessed monthly on any past due amounts.


FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Financial aid is available for qualified students who demonstrate academic promise and financial need.
  • Financial aid is granted based on available funds.
  • Families requesting financial aid information should contact the Admissions Office and apply online at School and Student Service for Financial Aid at their website http://sssbynais.org/.

 

FEES

  • Capital Assessment: The capital assessment fee contributes funds toward the physical and mechanical needs of the campus. The needs may include such projects as roof repairs, HVAC replacements, new windows, etc. The fee is $450 per student up to two students per family, per year.

  • Tuition Refund Plan: Your financial obligation to the school is for the full annual tuition as stated in the enrollment contract. Beaufort Academy cannot refund tuition or cancel unpaid obligations if your child withdraws during the academic year. If your son or daughter withdraws, the Tuition Refund Plan will pay benefits (subject to the terms of the policy and the amount insured) to the school, which provides substantial assistance in meeting your financial obligation.

    The tuition refund plan insurance is 2% of the full tuition, and must be paid in full by August 1, 2020. Insurance is required unless the tuition is paid in full by June 1 (Plan A.)  Note: Insurance is optional with Plan A.

    Please see below for rates broken down by school level:
        • Preschool Age 2 only (3 Half Days) 8am - 12pm           $97.90
        • Preschool Age 2 only (3 Full Days) 8am - 2:45pm        $129.80
        • Preschool (Half Day) 8am - 12pm                                   $125.40
        • Preschool (Full Day) 8am - 2:45pm                                 $191.40
        • Lower School (Grades K-4)                                               $202.40
        • Middle School (Grades 5-8)                                              $233.20
        • Upper School (Grades 9-12)                                             $258.00

  • Books: Lower School books are included in tuition. Middle and Upper School books are purchased by parents prior to the first day of school. Textbook lists can be found on our website.

  • Athletic Participation: There is an athletic participation fee of $100 per student, per sport. This fee must be paid in full prior to joining a team.

  • Student Accident Insurance: Students may enroll in annual accident insurance for $40. Please contact the Business Office for more information.

  • Technology Fee: The technology fee contributes funds toward technology needs of the campus. These needs include the technology resource center, computer labs, science labs and printers. This fee is billed on the same schedule as tuition.
      • Grades 1-4: $315
      • Grades 5-12: $550