Monthly payments are due the first of the month, August through May. After the 10th, a late payment change of $10 will be assessed to your account, The second month there will be another $20 assessed to your account, plus you must send a letter to the principal and the school board requesting a variance from school policy and include a plan to bring your account current. IF you still fail to respond, your child will not be able to attend classes until the account is current.
There is a discount for paying an entire year of tuition in full by August 1. This discount is based on the entire year. The discount does not apply to partial years tuition. Should a student withdraw from LCA before the end of the year the discount will bot be given, and settlement of account will reflect the loss of discount.
Tuition is a yearly charge. Tuition may be paid in monthly installments via EFT. A full month’s tuition will be charged regardless off the number of days attended during the month. No discounts will be given for not attending a full month. No partial monthly refunds will begin if a child is removed from the school for any reason. Curriculum fees and registration fees are non-refundable.
If an account is in the arrears at the close of school, or if any fees or charges are due, report cards will not be issued, nor records released. Re-enrollment for the following year will not be possible until the account or fees are paid in full.
There will be a $30 fee for checks that are returned to LCA from the bank. Returned checks must be replaced with cash or a money order.
If it becomes necessary to enlist an outside agency to collect on account balances owed. LCA will add the cost of. Collection to the delinquent accounts including attorney fees.
Special arts fees (Eaglettes, music, etc) are due on the first of the month prior to participation. Should these fees not be paid by the 5th of the month, a $5 late fee will be assessed to your account. Should the account continue in the arrears, participation may be discontinued until the account becomes current. Or in the case of activities with waiting lists, those with accounts seriously in arrears may be required to give up their spot in the activity.
The school cannot operate on tuition alone. The budget requires an additional need each month. The Lord must supply this need through parents and friends of the school. Parents are urged to give monthly along with their payments. Parents are also expected to support and help with fundraisers.