Tuition and Payment Options
All fees must be paid prior to August 1st to secure enrollment. Tuition may be paid on a monthly installment plan or up front for a 5% discount. Any prepaid tuition unused may be refunded. Tuition is charged for any month a student is present. Refunds are made in the form of a check, no credit card or debit card will be reverse charged or credited. Checks will be available 30 days after written notice of withdrawal is received.
Up-Front Payment Plan – Pay the entire annual tuition by August 1st to receive a 5% discount
Academic & Book Fees by Grade Level
*NO discounts are available on Academic/Book fees
*Book fees are all inclusive of fees and dues charged for academic charges
*Sports fees are over and above the listed fees
Explanation Of Fees
Tuition – the tuition helps to cover the expense of staff salaries. The tuition can be paid in full in August for a 5% discount or it may be paid in ten (10) monthly installments. The first month’s installment is due before attending the first day of school. The remaining installments are due by the 1st day of each month. A $10.00 charge per child will be added to each account that has not had a payment made on it by the 10th. There is a $30 NSF fee for all returned checks. Any student with an account balance over 60 days will be asked to withdraw until arrangements can be made to pay the account in full.
Registration Fee – the non-refundable registration fee helps cover the cost of the school’s ACTS membership and annual testing. This fee is due once the student has been accepted to MVCA. The student’s position will not be secured until this fee is paid. Any student with an outstanding balance will not be allowed to register for the upcoming school year until their account has been paid in full. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE!
The registration fees are $55.00 if paid by 4/1; $65.00 if paid before 5/1; $75.00 if paid before 6/1; $85.00 if paid before 7/1; $95 if paid before 8/1; and $105 after 8/1.
Academic/Book Fee – this non-refundable fee will cover the cost of books, year books, locker fees (grades 7th – 12th), insurance, technology fees and graduation fees (grades K5 and 12th). This fee is due once the student has been accepted to MVCA. The student’s position will not be secured until this fee is paid. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE!
Communications Fee – a $2.00 fee is charged monthly for each student to cover the cost of communications made available through paper and electronic means. This fee is charged directly to the accounts and may be paid in full at the beginning of the year. This fee is non-refundable.
Testing/Placement Fee – the testing/placement fee covers the cost of Stanford test in April, any testing that may be necessary upon entry to MVCA or when a question arises as to whether or not a student should be promoted to the next grade. This fee is due only when applicable and is non-refundable.
Extra Curricular Fee – this non-refundable fee helps to cover the expense of sports equipment, uniforms, referees, etc. It is due before a student is allowed to practice, play or participate with a team. The fee is $25.00 for the first elementary sport and $35.00 for the first junior varsity/varsity team sport and $5.00 for each additional sport. These fees are due at the beginning of each sports season.
Up Front Payment – If a student’s tuition is paid in full by August 1st, then there is a 5% tuition discount. This discount is in addition to any other discounts for which the student qualifies. This discount is forfeited if a student withdraws, and accounts will be prorated to include months attended.
Multiple Children – a $10.00 discount is given for each additional school age child enrolled per household up to two children. Families with more than three children only pay for the first three.
NOTE: The fees are intended to help defray expenses. There may be expenses to the student associated with school life through the course of the year that are not included in these fees.