Tuition and Fees
New Downtown Academy Families: all applications for children who do not currently attend or have a sibling attending Downtown Academy require a non-refundable $25.00 application fee (deposit). The application fee (deposit), upon the child’s acceptance will be applied toward the child’s tuition. Applications will not be processed until the fee (deposit) has been received.
Reenrolling Downtown Academy Families: the application fee has been waived for all returning children and newly enrolling children of Downtown Academy families.
Annual Tuition at Downtown Academy after Scholarship: $215.88 (Average of 2013-14)
Annual Tuition at Downtown Academy before Scholarship: $6,500
An excellent education is costly. It is costly because it is valuable. Providing your child with a high quality education that will prepare them to succeed anywhere they go is a gift of immeasurable worth. We and many others want to help provide your child with that gift. We want to remove the economic barrier that keeps so many children from that gift.
We strive to ensure every child who attends Downtown Academy will qualify for a scholarship to make tuition work for any budget.
Tuition in Monthly Installments after Scholarship: $19.55 (Average of 2013-14)
Tuition in Monthly Installments before Scholarship: $590.90
Some children may qualify, based on house-hold income and the number of individuals supported in the home, for scholarships up to 98% of the tuition.
Annual Payment Option: A discount of 5% will be put toward the balance due after the scholarship if tuition is paid in full before August 1st or within 5 business days of acceptance.
Multi-child Discount: Each additional sibling (same household) attending Downtown Academy will qualify for a the next highest scholarship according to the Scholarship Scale 2014-15.
Downtown Academy accepts tuition in cash, check, or money order either annually or monthly. Tuition may be deposited in clearly labeled and sealed envelopes with the front office.
Annual: A discount of 5% will be put toward the balance due after the scholarship if tuition is paid in full before August 1st or within 5 business days of acceptance.
Monthly (11 Installments): Payments are due on the first Monday of each month and late on the following Friday. Each day tuition is late, a 10% late fee will be added to the monthly balance due up to an additional $25.
Downtown Academy will make tuition work for any budget.
Income-based scholarships are available for any applicant. Our scholarships remove the economic barrier between many children and a private education.
All fees are non-refundable. In the case of withdrawal, tuition must be paid through the current month. For any additional questions or information, please contact the school office:
Patrick Ennis, Head of School