FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR THE 2013-14 SCHOOL YEAR
TUITION AND FEE SCHEDULE
Registration (non-refundable)..............................$ 100
Fees (non-refundable)........................................$ 450
Note on Fees: This includes any and all course fees, activity fee, student planner, grade reporting, educational field trips (does not include non-educational optional outings) graduation fees, library fees, testing fees, (those administered during regular school days, e.g. PSAT and ACRE), retreat fees, student insurance, Parents' Guild and Class dues, photo ID, one student ticket to all fine arts performances, and student admission to all non-tournament home athletic events.
Not included are charges due to other entities (e.g. SAT and AP Test fees, College Dual Enrollment Tuition), and non-academic optional items (Class Rings, yearbook, dress-down days, etc.) nor items that are mandatory, but purchased through the Campus Store (e.g. locks and PE uniforms). Textbooks and workbooks are purchased separately and vary by class schedule and are NOT included in this Fee. Private Music Lessons are not included.
Re-registration of Current Students:
April 8, 2013 Non-refundable Registration Fee, non-refundable Fees, Tuition Deposit $1,150
July 15, 2013 First Semester Tuition $5,900
January 15, 2014 Second Semester Tuition $5,300
REGISTRATION AND TUITION DEPOSIT
The $100 registration fee and a $600 tuition deposit is required in the semester preceding enrollment or re-registration. These payments are non-refundable. Incoming freshmen must make an additional tuition payment and pay fees by May 6, 2013.
Charges are posted to
student accounts by semester. Standard payment terms are by semester.
Full Payment and Monthly Payment plans are also available (see below).
The first semester tuition and fees are due before the start of the
first semester; second semester tuition is due before the start of the
second semester. See the deadlines above.
Full payment and
semester payments can be made directly to ACHS either in person or by
U.S. mail to the Business Office. Families opting for the monthly
payment plan must set up an account and pay their tuition through FACTS
Tuition Management. FACTS will charge each family a $35 set up fee if
you choose to pay monthly. By using FACTS you will be required to use
automated debits (ACH payments) from your checking or savings accounts.
NO monthly tuition payments can be made directly to ACHS. ALL monthly
tuition and fee payments must be made through FACTS Tuition Management.
To set up your FACTS account, click on the FACTS icon.
FULL PAYMENT DISCOUNT
Tuition accounts paid in full for the entire year by July 1, 2013 receive a $200 discount. Tuition accounts paid in full by August 1, 2013 receive a $100 discount. If full payments are not received by July 1st or August 1st they will NOT be eligible for this discount.
MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN
The monthly payment plan through FACTS distributes tuition charges over a ten (10) month period beginning in June 2013 and made on either the 1st or 15th day of the month. All accounts must be paid in full by March 2014. Monthly accounts must be established with FACTS by May 1. Monthly accounts established after June 15 must be brought up to date including any late charges.
Families with more than one son in attendance at ACHS receive a $500 discount on each additional son's tuition; such credits are posted to the first semester tuition.
Parents/guardians of a student who withdrawals from or must leave ACHS for any reason are financially responsible for tuition and any other expenses incurred by the student up to and including the entire semester during which the student leaves. Tuition paid in excess will be refunded.
Accounts that are past due are subject to the following penalties:
1. Semester payment plans will be charged a late fee of $60 for every month that the account is in arrears.
2. Those paying monthly, should be aware of the late fees and charges that FACTS will apply to your account with them.
Please note that late fees apply to all tuition payments as well as all fees.
RETURNED CHECK FEES
A charge of $35 will be added to your account for any check returned by the bank.
CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS
Full and semester tuition payments as well as deposits of $500 or more may be paid using American Express, Discover, Visa or Master Card. A non-refundable surcharge of 3% is required when using this form of payment.
All available tuition assistance, in the form of grants and/or work study is awarded to students who demonstrate satisfactory academic achievement and financial need based upon the family's resources and obligations. Some scholarships, according to the criteria specified by the donor, are awarded in view of both academic accomplishment and financial need. Returning students who are not registered and the tuition deposit is not received by the April 18, 2013 deadline risk losing their financial aid. Late fees also apply.
Application for tuition assistance is made via FACTS Tuition Management. Applications for the 2013-2014 school year must be completed by March 8, 2013. The application is to be accessed on-line at www.factstuitionaid.com.
WORK STUDY PROGRAM
A program to allow students to diminish financial obligations to the school by engaging in on-campus employment during the summer and/or academic year is available to eligible students who have demonstrated need through the FACTS application.
Questions concerning accounts and payments may be directed to Mrs. Winpigler in the Business Office at 410-485-5000, ext. 205 or email@example.com. The Business Office is open 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you need to discuss matters please call in advance to arrange a meeting time.