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. 

TUITION RATES

 

 

 

ANNUAL

MONTHLY

PRESCHOOL HALF DAY

8:15am - 12pm

$6,875

$572.92

PRESCHOOL FULL DAY

8:15am - 3pm

$9,875

$822.92

KINDERGARTEN

8am - 2:30pm

$9,975

$831.25

LOWER SCHOOL
(Grades 1-5)  
         

8am - 2:30pm

$10,275

$856.25

MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 6-8)

8am - 2:45pm

$11,975

$997.92

UPPER SCHOOL
(Grades 9-12)

8am - 2:45pm

$12,975

$1,081.25

 
*Additional fees not included in tuition rates above. Monthly rates are divided into twelve equal payments.
*Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years of age on or before September 1 of the intended enrollment year.


ENROLLMENT DATES

  • Re-enrollment for current students begins on November 15, 2022. 
  • Enrollment for siblings of current students begins on December 1, 2022. 
  • Preschool Open Enrollment: remaining seats open to the public on December 15, 2022. 
  • K-12 Open Enrollment: remaining seats are open to the public on January 15, 2023.

REQUIRED TO SECURE SPOT

  • $250 Enrollment Fee per student is required upon signing a contract. All fees are non-refundable.
    • Fee is reduced to $150 for each additional sibling enrolled at Beaufort Academy.
    • Fee is reduced to $150 for new applicants who paid the $100 application fee.
  • To secure a spot, the following deposit is required with your signed enrollment contract. All deposits are non-refundable.
    • Current families enrolled by December 16, 2022: Enrollment fee secures your spot.
    • December 15  - February 28, 2023: 5% of tuition deposit + enrollment fee.
    • After March 1, 2023: 10% of tuition deposit + enrollment fee.

 

TUITION PAYMENT PLANS
We offer flexible payment plans to meet each family's needs. Please review the following options carefully before selecting your payment plan. All enrollment contracts must indicate which plan has been selected. Monthly payments can be divided into twelve equal installments starting May 1, 2023.
If you have further questions, please contact the Business Office.

  • PLAN A (PAY IN FULL) 
    •  Deposit due at enrollment, with the balance due by June 1, 2023.
    • Tuition Refund Insurance is optional, but recommended.
    • 2% Discount if paid in full by December 31, 2022.

  • PLAN B (SEMI-ANNUAL)
    • Deposit due at enrollment. Half of remaining tuition is due May 1, 2023, and the balance on November 1, 2023.
    • Tuition Refund Insurance is required, and must be paid in full by July 1, 2023.
    • Auto-draft payments are required and account information must be on file in the Business Office.

  • PLAN C (MONTHLY)
    • Deposit due at enrollment followed by equal monthly payments beginning in May, 2023 (or month of enrollment) and continuing through April, 2024.
    • Tuition Refund Insurance is required, and must be paid in full by July 1, 2023.
    • Auto-draft payments are required, and account information must be on file in the Business Office.
 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

  • Beaufort Academy accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, cash, check and qualified 529 savings plans for payment.
  • Payments can be set up to draft your bank account monthly using an ACH checking account or credit card.
  • ACH checking payments incur a .50 processing fee per transaction.
  • Credit card payments incur a 3% processing fee per transaction.

 

ADDITIONAL FEES

  • CAPITAL ASSESSMENT FEE
    $450 per student up to two students per family, per year.
    The capital assessment fee contributes funds toward the physical and mechanical needs of the campus. The needs may include such projects as repairs, replacements, improvements, etc. This fee is billed on the same schedule as tuition.

  • TECHNOLOGY FEE
    $550 per student (Grades K-12) *Not applicable for Preschool students.
    The technology fee contributes funds towards technology and database needs on campus. These needs include 1:1 Chromebook devices, parent portals, computer labs and printers. This fee is billed on the same schedule as tuition.
  • TUITION REFUND INSURANCE
    Your financial obligation to the school is for the full annual tuition as stated in this enrollment contract and may not be cancelled if your student withdraws at any time. The school cannot refund tuition or cancel unpaid obligations if your child withdraws for any reason during the academic year. In the event of a covered withdrawal or dismissal, Tuition Refund Insurance 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. Please note; enrollment fees, deposits, tuition or fees paid upon withdrawal are non-refundable. Tuition Refund Insurance is effective for the entire academic year after meeting the fourteen-day attendance requirement. Tuition Refund Insurance is required unless the tuition is paid in full. Tuition Refund Insurance is 2% of the full tuition rate and will be billed to your account on June 1, 2023 and must be paid in full by July 1, 2023 or time of enrollment.

    Please see below for tuition refund rates broken down by school level:

PRESCHOOL HALF DAY

$137.50

PRESCHOOL FULL DAY

$139.50

KINDERGARTEN

$199.50

LOWER SCHOOL (Grades 1-5)         

$205.80

MIDDLE SCHOOL (Grades 6-8)

$239.50

UPPER SCHOOL (Grades 9-12)

$259.50

 
  • ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION FEE 
    $100 per student athlete, per season. Athletic participation fees will be charged to the student’s billing account and must be paid in full prior to the team’s first contest. Athletes may enroll in annual accident insurance for $40.

  • EAGLE’S NEST AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
    Eagle's Nest After-careis available for students in grades Pre-K2 through 5th.
    Refer to program registration for full list of fees.

  • NEW STUDENT APPLICATION FEE
    An application fee of $100 is required to process a new student application. The fee must be paid online at the time of submission and is non-refundable.

  • 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 before school starts. 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
 
  • K-12 families requesting financial aid information should contact the Admissions Office before applying.
  • Families must apply for aid directly through School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS) online: https://sssandtadsfa.force.com/familyportal and pay the $60 application fee.
  • Financial aid is available for qualified students who demonstrate academic promise and financial need.

    DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE
    • Current family priority review: November 15, 2022 - January 15, 2023.
    • New applicants: December 1, 2022 - April 1, 2023 (based on available funds)