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Application and Tuition

Apply to The Academy


  Apply NOW for Fall 2017

Visit our Forms & Resources page to download a printable version of our application to apply.

Applications for enrollment are received and reviewed by our admissions staff.  A letter of acceptance will be mailed out within 14 business days of receipt of student application and all student transcripts* and records.  A Records Release Form must be submitted with all student applications for Grades 1 - 12.  

Forms are PDF format & may be printed, completed & mailed or faxed to:

  • The Academy
  • P.O. Box 1988
  • Shallotte, NC 28459
  • FAX(910)-754-9630

2017-2018 Tuition and Fees:  Apply or Re-enroll by March 15 & take 5% off tution rates listed below:

 Three Year Old Program:  

  • Curriculum Fee $ 150.00
  • Tuition: Half Day 4 Days/Week $2,640.00  (Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday -Thursday)
  • Tuition: Half Day 5 Days/Week $3,300.00 (Monday - Friday)
  • Half Day Program hours are 8:00 am - 11:45 am
  • No discount for less than 4 days per week.

Transitional Kindergarten (4/5 year old) - 

  • Curriculum Fee $ 250.00
  • Tuition: Half Day 5 Day/Week $3,300.00
  • Half Day Program hours are 8:00 am - 11:45 am
  • No discount for less than 5 days per week.

Kindergarten (5 year old)

  • Curriculum Fee $ 350.00
  • Technology Fee $ 25.00
  • Tuition: Full Day 5 Day/Week $ 5,280.00
  • Tuition:  3 Full Days/2 Half Days  $4224.00
  • Tuition: Half Day 5 Day/Week $ 3,300.00
  • Half Day Program hours are 8:00 am - 11:45 am

First Grade - Second Grade

  • Curriculum Fee $ 350.00
  • Technology Fee $50.00
  • Tuition $ 5,280.00

Third Grade - Fifth Grade

  • Curriculum Fee $ 400.00
  • Technology Fee  $50.00
  • Tuition $ 5,500.00

Sixth Grade - Eighth Grade

  • Curriculum Fee $ 400.00
  • Technology Fee $50.00
  • Tuition $ 6,050.00

High School

  • Curriculum Fee $ 600.00
  • Technology Fee $100.00
  • Tuition $ 6,600.00

Other Discounts and Fees:

  • 100.00 Application Fee for NEW Students only (This is a one time fee)
  • Yearbook Fee (Optional):  $20.00
  • Referral Discount: $ 250.00
  • Late Enrollment Fee: $ 125.00
  • Early Withdrawal Fee: $ 50.00
  • Active Military Discount: 10%
  • Multi-Child Tuition Discounts: 15% for 2nd Child, 20% for 3rd Child, 25% for 4th Child

Payment Schedule:

  • $100.00 New Student Application Fee due with New Student Application
  • $250.00 Deposit for Early Enrollment (now thru June 2)
  • $500.00 Deposit Due after June 2
  • Curriculum and Technology Fees Due May 15
  • FACTS Tuition Management Enrollment Deadline June 3
  • Late Enrollment Begins June 3

Tuition Payment Options:

Annual Payment in Full Due July 1

Semi-Annual Installments Due July 1 and January 15

Installment Payments (FACTS*) Payments Begin in August

Low Annual Fee for FACTS Tuition Management

 Please visit our Forms & Resources page for information on FACTS.

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding tuition, fees, payment options or policies and procedures.


Tuition and Fees: Policies and Procedures

Annual Tuition:

Tuition is calculated on the basis of the entire year, therefore no reduction can be made for vacations, school holidays or days missed due to inclement weather.  Tuition is not based upon daily attendance.  The Academy is a private non-profit organization supported entirely by tuition and donations.  In our attempt to keep tuitions low, all operating expenses may not be covered entirely each year by tuition alone

Enrollment Deposit:

$500.00 Deposit is due with the Student Application.

The Enrollment Deposit is non-refundable after  July 1 or after 15 days of acceptance for enrollment (if enrolling after June 15)

Curriculum Fees:

Includes consumable curriculum, annual updates to non-consumable curriculum, some classroom teaching supplies, benchmark and end of grade/end of course testing and scoring, music and art supplies and student yearbook.  If a student withdraws prior to the end of the academic year, he/she will forfeit any consumable curriculum, and will be asked to return all other school property and curriculum. Curriculum Fees are non-refundable after July 1 and are not pro-rated for late enrollment.

Technology Fee:

Technology fee covers maintenance on school technology hardware. Technology fees are non-refundable after July 1 and are not pro-rated for late enrollment.

Yearbook Fee:  This fee covers the cost of one yearbook per student. This fee is due with Curriculum Fees and is non-refundable after January 1st.

Referral Discount:

We encourage existing families to refer new students to The Academy. Upon application and acceptance for enrollment, the referring family will receive a$250.00 Referral Discount applied to their account. One referral discount per enrolled family will be credited.

Multi-Child Discount:

Multi-child discount is available to families with multiple siblings enrolled at The Academy.

Active Military Discount:

10% discount on tuition only if either custodial parent is on active military duty.

Late Enrollment Fee:

There will be a $125.00 Late Enrollment Fee added to any student(s) enrolling after June 1. The fee is due along with the Student Application and $500.00 Enrollment Deposit. This fee is non-refundable. Tuition will be pro-rated on a nine-month schedule. Curriculum and technology fees are not pro-rated for late enrollment.

Early Withdrawal: 

If a student withdraws after the first day of classes, the annual tuition (less $500.00 deposit and curriculum fee) will be pro-rated and refunded based on the following schedule: All unpaid tuition and fees will be due on the date of student withdrawal. Student records will not be released until all tuition and fees are paid in full.

            Withdrawal Date is before October 31:                                              75% Tuition Refunded
            Withdrawal Date is after October 31, before December 31:                 50% Tuition Refunded
            Withdrawal Date is after December 31, before March 1:                     25% Tuition Refunded
            Withdrawal Date is after March 1:                                                         0 Tuition Refunded
  There will be a $50.00 withdrawal fee applied to cover administration and transfer of records.

Delinquent Tuition Payments:

It shall be the responsibility of each school family to keep the school administrator informed of their need to make any changes in their preferred tuition payment plan or adjustments in the amount of tuition expected to be paid. Without such information, the following policy will apply when tuition payments are delinquent: There will be a $25.00 per month late fee on all delinquent accounts.  In addition, if the party financially responsible misses two consecutive monthly payments and has not made suitable arrangements with the school ofice within fourteen (14) calendar days of the second missed payment,  they will be notified that their child(ren) wil be withdrawn from The Acaddemy in ten(10) calendar days unless payment or payment arrangements have been made. Requests for special payment arrangements must be submitted in writing prior to the designated withdrawal day and approved by the School Administrator and Board of Directors. In addition, The Academy has the right to turn delinquent accounts over for collection. The Academy has the right to withhold testing, report cards and/or student records until all delinquent tuition is paid in full. The Academy has the right to refuse admittance or re-admittance based on failure to pay or late tuition payments.

Program Changes:

The Academy reserves the right to change, delete or combine any of the programs offered at any time during the academic year due to space and enrollment minimums and limitations. The Academy of Coastal Carolina also has the right to modify the school calendar and make all decisions regarding total school days and make up days.  Parents will be notified in writing of any and all changes

Please visit our Forms & Resources page for a printable version of our tuition schedule.