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Tuition & Fees for the 2017/2018 School Year

Lower School

Tuition and fees cover textbooks, classroom materials, student accident insurance and activity fees (field trips, auxiliary learning experiences, etc.)

K4 - Half Day
$4,500
K4 - Full Day  
$5,800
Kindergarten
$7,900
Grades 1-5
$9,200

Middle School

Tuition and fees cover textbooks, classroom materials, student accident insurance and activity fees (field trips, auxiliary learning experiences, retreats, etc).

Grades 6 - 8
$10,650

Upper School

Tuition and fees cover textbooks, classroom materials, student accident insurance and activity fees (field trips, auxiliary learning experiences, retreats, Senior Trip, etc.)

International Student:  For international student tuition and fees, please contact Julie Rasku, International Admissions/Program Coordinator at julie.rasku@acalion.org.

Grades 9 - 12
$11,750

OTHER GENERAL INFORMATION

Non-Refundable Application fee per family............... $200.00
The application fee covers the admissions process and is non-refundable unless ACA is unable to enroll the student.

Enrollment Deposit.......................................................... $1,000.00 ($500 for K-4)

Upon acceptance new families will be given 30 days to acknowledge placement and remit the deposit. The deposit is applied toward tuition costs. 

Parent-Partners Academy Fee..................................... $400.00
New families enrolling at ACA are charged a $400 Parent Partners Academy fee. ACA believes so strongly in the parent/school partnership that upon enrollment, new parents are required to participate in a Parent-Partners Academy. The $400 is credited back to the family's account upon completion.

Payment Options: The Business Office will issue to new families a tuition contract for the remaining balance upon receipt of the Enrollment Deposit. Payment options are:

  • Annual Payment of the full amount payable by August 1 of the current school year.
  • Semi-Annual Payments (first half payable by August 1; second half payable by January 1)
  • 10 monthly payments beginning in July through May with no payment due in February. A late fee of $35 will be charged to your account for every month you are late with payment. 

OPTIONAL SERVICES AND FEES

2017-18 Upper School Elective Course Fees

AP Biology      
$225.00
AP Calculus   
$225.00
AP Chemistry
$225.00
AP Language & Composition
$225.00
AP Latin
$225.00
AP Literature & Composition
$225.00
AP Music Theory
$225.00
AP Physics
$225.00
AP Statistics 
$225.00
AP US History
$225.00
Advanced Art
$100.00 
Art   
$50.00
Anatomy/Physiology I Honors
$125.00
Anatomy/Physiology II Honors
$125.00
Band
$50.00
Band Honors
$50.00
Biotechnology Honors
$100.00
Ceramics
$100.00
Choir    
$50.00 
Choir Honors
$50.00 
Computer Programming
$100.00
Conceptual Physics 
$100.00 
Engineering Honors 
$125.00 
French III Honors 
$50.00
French IV Honors
$50.00 
Latin III Honors   
$50.00
Microbiology
$125.00 
Pre-Calculus Honors   
$75.00
SAT Prep Class
$200.00
Spanish III Honors
$50.00
Spanish IV Honors
$50.00
Yearbook
$100.00

Learning Connections services are available for students who have been diagnosed with a learning disability, processing deficits, an attention deficit disorder or other health impairments by a licensed psychologist or physician. Entrance into the program is based upon a diagnosis and a recommendation by the Director of Academic Support. Please see the Learning Connections section of our website and contact the school for program details and costs.

Miscellaneous Services: Fees are associated with the following services and interested parties should contact the school for details.

  • Bus Service (North, South and West Asheville)
  • AfterCare (3:30-5:30 p.m. for Lower and Middle School students)
  • Flik lunch services (Monday-Friday)
  • Winterim (costs vary according to options chosen)
  • After school Excel Programs (Fine Arts, Sports, Academic)
  • Middle and Upper School Fine Arts (including 5th grade band)
  • Athletic fees vary by sport

Part-Time Enrollment: ACA welcomes homeschooling part-time students to join our learning community. Enrollment is open to students entering grades 9-12 and is dependent on space available. Please contact the school for details and costs.