Tuition and Fees Overview

Bell Shoals Academy


All Grade Levels

All families will be required to complete a tuition contract form for each enrolled student.  BSA  is pleased to offer a safe and flexible and convenient payment option through FACTS.  Tuition for Kindergarten - 8th grade includes books, insurance, specialists' fees, local field trips, a yearbook as well as other resource fees.  It does not include (but not limited too) out-of-town field trips, athletics fees and cafeteria charges.  

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Jr. K - 8th Grade Tuition
Tuition & Fees

Jr. K - 8th Grade Tuition

JUNIOR K - 5th GRADE

Annual: $7,195

11 Payments: $654.10

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Annual: $8,025

11 Payments: $729.55

Middle School iPad Program

The Middle School students will all participate in our one to one iPad program. The iPad program is a separate one time Technology Fee of $650.  The $650 will be billed along with your tuition payments during your student's first year of middle school.  If you have additional questions about this program you may contact, Cyndi Holcombe,

ipad program

PreK 2- PreK 4 Tuition
PreK 2 - PreK 4 tuition and fees
2's and 3's PROGRAM

FULL DAY (8:15AM-2:30PM)

HALF DAY (8:15AM-11:45AM)

ANNUAL RATE FULL DAY HALF DAY 
M-T-W-TH-F $7,195 $5,815
T-W-TH $5,695 $4,565
  • Tuition is paid monthly via automatic debits through FACTS. You may choose to have the payments debited on the 5th or the 20th of each month. The annual fee for this service is $50 per family. The first installment is either June 5th or June 20th. The last installment is April 5th or April 20th.   Tuition includes books, insurance, some specialists' fees, local field trips, & other resources.
  • BSA offers a multi-child discount to help enable families to provide Christian education for all of their children. The oldest child will be charged full tuition and each subsequent child will receive a 9% discount. If you have a child in a VPK program, sibling discounts and paid in full discounts are not available.
  • BSA offers a discount of $100 per student if tuition is paid in full prior to June 1.
  • If a student is withdrawn, all payments up to and including the date of withdrawal are forfeited. If a student withdraws after the first day of school, a 15% balance of contract applies.


.VPK (Voucher Required)

Annual Rate

M-T-W-TH-F  

Full Day (8:15am-2:30pm)            Half Day (8:15am-12:15pm)
 $4,795 $3,415

 

  • Tuition is paid monthly via automatic debits through FACTS. You may choose to have the payments debited on the 5th or the 20th of each month. The annual fee for this service is $50 per family. The first installment is either June 5th or June 20th. The last installment is April 5th or April 20th.   Tuition includes books, insurance, some specialists' fees, local field trips, & other resources.
  • BSA offers a multi-child discount to help enable families to provide Christian education for all of their children. The oldest child will be charged full tuition and each subsequent child will receive a 9% discount. If you have a child in a VPK program, sibling discounts and paid in full discounts are not available.
  • BSA offers a discount of $100 per student if tuition is paid in full prior to June 1.
  • If a student is withdrawn, all payments up to and including the date of withdrawal are forfeited. If a student withdraws after the first day of school, a 15% balance of contract applies.
VPK Only – Tuition Exempt (Voucher Required)

Days and Times: TBD, please see our Academy office for more information.

VPK Voucher Information:  

The Florida Department of Education, Office of Early Learning provides free vouchers for families to enroll age appropriate children in VPK programs.  The Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program is a free prekindergarten program for 4-year-olds who reside in Florida and were born on or before Sept. 1 of the year they would enter the program. Parents of 4-year-olds with birthdays from Feb. 2 through Sept. 1 may postpone enrolling their child until the following year when they are 5.  To apply for the voucher you will need proof of Florida residence and proof of child's age.  VPK Voucher Application

items needed for VPK Voucher

Enrollment Fee

A non-refundable or transferable Enrollment Fee, is due upon enrollment to reserve each student's place at BSA.

Enrollment Fee: $300

Enrollment Fee (after April 15): $400

 VPK ONLY students who are using a State of Florida Voucher are exempt from paying the Enrollment Fee.  All other VPK students will pay the Enrollment Fee.  The voucher must be applied for and submitted to guarantee enrollment.  

Discounts and Financial Aid
Discounts and Financial Aid

Option 1: Multiple child discount
Families with 3 or more enrolled students will receive a 9% tuition discount for the second and subsequent children.  Discounts will apply to the child(ren) in the lowest grades. VPK students are not eligible for sibling or paid in full discounts.  If a student withdrawn, all payments up to and including the date of withdrawal are forfeited. 

Option 2: Payment in full discount
$100 off the annual tuition per student if paid in full before June 1.

Families with a VPK enrolled child are not eligible for additional discounts.

Option 3:  Financial Aid
Limited funds are available for annual tuition assistance.  BSA utilizes FAST, a company that provides confidential and objective third party evaluation of financial needs. 

FAST is available to families who have enrolled their students at BSA.  Typically a family whose income is over $45,000 would not qualify, however by documenting extenuating financial circumstances, a family could become eligible to receive financial assistance.  The enrollment fee however is non-refundable even if your financial aid is not approved. 

Please contact the BSA administrative offices once you have applied for assistance.  You may begin the FAST financial aid application process beginning January 15.   There is a $45 application fee due at the completion of the online financial aid application.   Financial Aid applications must be submitted to FAST by April 15 and tax returns post- dated not later than April 20th. These are firm deadlines. 

Full time Bell Shoals Church and BSA staff members are eligible to receive a staff discount.  For more information please contact the BSA administrative offices.

We do not accept McKay, Step Up for Students or other scholarship.

Withdrawal
Withdrawal

Once a child is registered and paid the deposit they are considered enrolled for the entire school year.  If the child is withdrawn after the first day of school, 15% of the total tuition per child  must be paid to BSA.  Once the child's account has been cleared by the finance department, all grades, test scores, report cards, transcripts and cumulative records will be released to the parents or new school. 

If a student is withdrawn from BSA due to financial delinquency; all grades, test scores, report cards, transcripts and cumulative records will be held until the account has been paid and cleared by the finance department.

If a delinquency occurs at year-end, the student will not be allowed to re-enroll for the following school year and records will not be transferred to a new school.

Student Records
Student Records

Student recommendations, records, transcripts, etc, will not be released during the year or at year end unless all financial accounts are current and cleared by the finance department.

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