1100 Gumwood
McAllen, Texas 78501

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Phone: (956) 686-3651
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuition & Assistance


Fees
Mandatory Family Fundraiser

Family Service Hours
Tuition Assistance

Annual tuition is to be paid in twelve (12) equal payments with the first payment due on June 1st. The remaining payments are due on the 1st of each month and payable until the 15th. Tuition includes book fees and most supplies.

2016 - 2017 Tuition
U.S. Resident
 
Non U.S. Resident
PRE K - KINDER
1 Year
12 Month
   
PRE K - KINDER
1 Year
12 Month
 
1 - 2 Children $5,400 $450.00     1 - 2 Children $5,520 $460.00  
3 or more $4,860 $405.00     3 or more $4,968 $414.00  
1ST - 8TH GRADE
 
1ST - 8TH GRADE
1 - 2 Children $5,400 $450.00     1 - 2 Children $5,640 $470.00  
3 or more $4,890 $407.50     3 or more $5,106 $425.50  
MEALS
PK - 2nd Grade Meal Card 20 meals $55.00          
3rd -8th Grade Meal Card 20 meals $65.00          
Payments

Payments are to be made at the Registrar's Office. Statements are not mailed unless accounts are delinquent. Students are dropped from the roll if accounts are not cleared by the 30th of each month. There is a 10% discount for three or more children enrolled on tuition only.

Fees
Registration Fee

A deposit fee of $255.00 must be paid at the time of registration. This fee is a non-refundable after the child has been accepted and enrolled. If a student is not accepted and/or a space is not available the deposit is refunded.

After School Care Fee

The After School Care Program provides a safe environment for children of working parents. Priority placement is given to families where both parents are working. Drop-ins are not allowed. Students accepted into the program must complete an enrollment form. Payment for this service is due with the tuition payment at the first of the month. Please note that there is no ASC on 1/2 days or for students who only stay for a 1/2 day.  Registration may be done at morning orientation or the form may be downloaded from the school website and turned in on those day.

The After School Care Program now has one flat rate (payable August through May):

$100 per month 3:30 - 5:30 regardless of pick-up time.
Late Pick Up Fee

Students not registered in the After School Care Program and who are not picked up on time at the regular dismissal site are held in a classroom for a $10 fee. There is an additional charge of $10 for every 15 minutes past 4:00 pm. Students are not allowed to wait in the office area or outside the school building to be picked up.

Returned Check Fee

There is a charge on all returned checks. A returned check constitutes grounds for payment in cash or by cashier's check. This applies to all checks made out to the school, not just tuition.

In order to register for the next school year, all financial obligations must be cleared by June 1 of the current school year. The school reserves the right to block enrollment if there is a documented history of non-compliance with the tuition payment policy.

Educational Trip Fee

Educational trip fees that have been paid to an organization or agency to be visited are non-refundable.

Late Payment Fee

A late fee is added to each payment received after the 15th of the month. If the account is not cleared by the last day of the month, the student is not admitted to class until all financial obligations are met.

Textbook Replacement Fee

Lost, defaced or misplaced textbooks, workbooks or paperbacks must be purchased by the student/parent. Replacement costs are assessed by the front office.

Additional Records Fee

One free copy of the permanent record, health, special education or psychological test records is provided at no charge. Additional requests for any of these records are charged a nominal fee.

Refunds

Registration fees are non-refundable. However, if a student is not accepted and/or a space is not available the registration deposit is refunded. Refunds on tuition are not made after September 1. Unused lunch and drink cards are refundable.

Mandatory Fundraiser

The school conducts two mandatory fundraisers every year. Every family contributes to the Fall Raffle and Spring Raffle by selling raffle tickets. Family commitments not fulfilled by the deadline will be billed for the difference and a late charge will be applied. Families are encouraged to sell additional tickets to support the school.

Family Service Hours

Each family is required to perform hours of service to the school community. This service can be performed at a variety of functions throughout the school year. Mandatory service hours not completed by the deadline will be billed to the family account. Further details are available in the service hour program guidelines.

Tuition Assistance

The Tuition Assistance is a program that is made available only to currently enrolled students. Generally, teachers and staff refer parents to apply for the Program. However, any parent who has a need may apply. Applications are available at the Registrar's Office.

  • Tuition Assistance Amount Allocated: Tuition Assistance provides for a part of current tuition costs. This helps us to provide assistance to as many students as possible.
  • Tuition Assistance Deadline: Application deadline is May 1st of each year.
  • Tuition Assistance Policies & Guidelines: The following are basic guidelines and policies for the Tuition Assistance Program:
    • Tuition assistance is determined solely on the basis of financial need and not race, religion or ethnic background.
    • Any parent may apply for their child or children. However, their application does not pre-determine selection for the program.
    • A Committee consisting of the following reviews all applications: Pastor, Principal, and a community representative.
    • Allocations are made according to financial need.
    • The Committee notifies parents on June 1st.
  • Tuition Assistance Forms: Tuition Assistance forms must be picked up from the school or can be downloaded.


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