Financial FAQs


FINANCIAL FAQs


Starting the 2016-2017 school year: We accept automated payments only. Parents may select either automated ACH from a checking/savings account or automated charges to a Credit or Debit card.
Starting the 2016-2017 school year:

Parents may choose to have their payments processed on either the 1st or the 15th. Tuition payments will be processed each month on the date parents initially selected.

The first tuition payment is due on August 1st or 15th, based upon your elected payment date. The last tuition payment is due by May 1st or 15th. Accounts must be paid-in-full by May 1st or 15th respectively, or a $100 late charge will be applied to your child’s account and the student may not remain in class. Students will not be allowed to take their second semester final exams until their account is paid-in-full. Additionally, all miscellaneous charges must be paid-in-full by May 23rd. Please be sure to check your account balance to ensure that your balance is zero.

Starting the 2016-2017 school year: Parents may change their payment processing date one time during the year. Future changes will incur an additional fee.
If payment is not made by the selected payment date, your account will be delinquent and charged a $30.00 late fee the following day, respectively.
Starting the 2016-2017 school year: If your account is delinquent as of the last day of the month, with the exception of May, your child will be required to stay out of school until the account is made current. You will have 10 days from the date of withdrawal to bring your account current, or your child will not be allowed to return to Faith Baptist. A $100 reinstatement charge per child will be added to your account upon the return of your child. If payment has not been made at the end of the 10th day, collection procedures will be initiated.
Yes. Statements are sent home each month from SMART Tuition. You may choose to receive your statement by mail or email.
No. Unless you pay for your tuition in full by August 1st, all families must pay each month. Whether you receive a statement or not, you are still responsible for making sure your tuition is paid by the selected payment date. You should contact Smart Tuition regarding your receipt of statements.
All accounts must be up-to-date before a report card will be sent home during the school year. Students in grades 6-12 with an outstanding balance on their school account will be not be allowed to take their 1st and/or 2nd semester finals until their account is made current.
Faith Baptist has budgeted the tuition for each child so that, whether you use the books or the activities included in the tuition cost, the same tuition rate applies. We are not be able to pro-rate any tuition fees.
In the event of a lost or damaged rental book, the parent will be billed the full cost of the book in addition to the rental fee. In the event of a lost consumable book, the parent will be billed the full cost of a replacement book.
Before-and after-school daycare is included in the annual tuition. However, because of our conditional use permit, we must charge $10 for every 5 minutes to any students staying past 6:00 PM. A child who is repeatedly left in daycare past 6:00 PM will lose his privilege to be in that program.
Financial assistance is available to families who qualify. For more information, please review the Financial Assistance page.

Yes, Faith Baptist offers the following discounts:

 
  • Founder's Award: 100% Tuition. Must have received the Founder's Award from either the 6th or 9th grade graduation ceremony. Award is applied only to 7th or 10th grade year respectively. Recipients are responsible for Book Fees ($320).
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  • Pastoral Discount: 50% Tuition. Must be a full-time Senior Pastor with a single source of income from ministry. Pastoral Discount application must be submitted with required documentation no later that July 1. Family is responsible for Book Fees ($160 K3&K4 / $320 K5-12th grade per student).
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  • Sandra Torigian Award: 50% Tuition. Must have received the Award from either the 6th or 9th grade graduation ceremony. Award is applied only to 7th or 10th grade year respectively. Recipients are responsible for Book Fees ($320).
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  • Alumni Discount: 15% Tuition.  Must be a Faith Baptist student graduate. Family is responsible for Book Fees ($160 K3&K4 / $320 K5-12th grade per student).
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  • Payment in Full Discount: 5% Tuition (applied on the net tuition due if other discounts apply). Full tuition payment must be paid in full prior to or on August 15, 2016. Family is responsible for Book Fees ($160 K3&K4 / $320 K5-12th grade per student).
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  • Financial Aid: Variable Award. Must complete the Financial Aid application and submit requested documentation. Applications for the Fall semester must be received no later than June 1. Applications for the Spring semester must be received no later than December 1. Please call the Administration Office to receive a Financial Aid application.
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  • Multi-Sibling Discount: See the Tuition Schedule. Students must be dependents residing together with the account holder.

Accounts may not receive multiple discounts with the exception of the Payment in Full Discount. The greatest awarded discount will be applied to the family account as appropriate.