Financial Information

Financial Information for the 2020-2021 School Year

Registration:

$75 Non-Refundable Registration Fee. All registration fees must be submitted with the application.

Tuition and Fees

Gospel of Grace Christian School has partnered with Smart Tuition to handle tuition and fee collections. Smart Tuition charges a yearly fee of $50 that will be added to your account once enrolled.

You can pay tuition by check or money order, by paying online at www.smarttuition.com, calling the 24 customer service center or by having your tuition deducted from your bank account or credit card.

The cost to educate one student for one school term at Gospel of Grace Christian School is considerable. Those who wish to enroll their child must assume responsibility for their child’s education. Tuition is paid August 1st through June 1st. The following terms have been outlined for payment:

GradeYearly TuitionMonthly Payment
Pre-School (3 yrs old)$4,950$450 x 11 payments
Pre-K (4 yrs old)$4,950$450 x 11 payments
Kindergarten$4,950$450 x 11 payments
Grades 1-8$4,345$395 x 11 payments

Family discounts apply as follows: If you have two children enrolled, you may deduct $880 off the annual combined tuition (i.e. $80 per month). If you have three or more children enrolled, you may deduct $1,650 off of the annual combined tuition (i.e. $150 per month).

Parents must purchase their children’s books each year. The school will order the books at the discounted prices and then charge the parents via Smart Tuition. Certain other fees apply as follows, depending upon grade level and classes elected:

Book Fees: Client will provide these fee #’s

Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Grade of ClassSubjectAmount
ElementarySupply Fee$20
All GradesSchool TripsPaid per Trip
K-8Standardized Tests$45
K-6Summer Vacation Stations$20
Graduates (Grade 8)Cap, Gown, Diploma$40
Graduates (Kindergarten)Cap, Gown, Diploma$30
Electives
ElementaryDrums$90 monthly
Before & After School Care
Before Care6:30am-8:00 am$4 per hour per student
After Care3:40pm-6:00 pm$4 per hour per student

Financial Aid

The State of Pennsylvania has allowed a program called the EITC so that students may have school choice. EITC stands for Educational Improvement Tax Credit, and it is through this program that scholarship foundations exist so that you may receive financial assistance in paying tuition. The following is a list of foundations with their contact information. Please take advantage:

ACSI Children’s Tuition Fund of PA
845 Silver Spring Plaza, Suite B
Lancaster, PA 17601
www.acsi.org 717-285-3022

Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO)
1207 Chestnut Street (2nd Floor)
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-851-1795

Bravo Foundation
20 N. Market Square (Suite 800)
Harrisburg, PA 17101
www.thebravofoundation.org
Yanich@thebravogroup.org
717-214-2200 (Dawn Yanich)

Bridge Educational Foundation Inc.
909 Green Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-214-6792
www.bridgeedu.org ( Click “For Parents”)

Capstone Legacy Foundation
900 West Valley Road (Suite 203)
Wayne, PA 19087
www.capstonelegacy.org
610-608-2119
Awilson@capstonelegacy.org

Charles Ellis Grant & Scholarship Fund for Girls
White-Williams Scholars
215 South Broad Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-790-1666, ext. 444
ellitrust@philadelphiafutures.org
www.wwscholars.org
(8th-12th grades)

Children’s Jubilee Fund
3901 B Main Street (Suite 103)
Philadelphia, PA 19127
215-233-9866
Information@jubileefund.org
(Member Schools Only)

Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia
P.O. Box 22463
Philadelphia, PA 19110
215-670-8411
www.csfphiladelphia.org
Zlyon@csfphiladelphia.org

Faith First Educational Assistance Corporation
C/O Dr. Alberta C. Wilson-deceased
7035 Key Lime Ct.
Dover, DE 19901
www.faithschoice.org
A.wilson@faithschoice.org

Family Choice Scholarship Program
23 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-743-1146
www.pafamily.org

Free Enterprise, Inc.
123 North Market Street
Selingsgrove, PA 17870
570-713-7765
Freeenterprise@gmail.com
www.freeenterpriseinc.org

Henkels Foundation
985 Jolly Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422
215-283-7600

The Philadelphia Foundation Community Scholarship Fund
The Philadelphia Foundation
1234 Market St. (Suite 1800)
Philadelphia, PA 19107
info@philafound.org
www.philafound.org (Limited Funds; also includes college scholarship)

Go Forward Education Foundation Inc.
P.O. Box 1307
Newtown, PA 18940
Or fax your application to:
215-860-7870
Questions? Call 215-860-7800 or contact us at www.goforwardeducation.org

Note: When calling have paper and pen so that you can take down vital information. Have a calendar to mark dates and deadlines. When filing taxes, have several copies to send with applications as requested. Also, copy W2 Forms and Federal Tax Return Long Forms, Recaps, and /or Summary Forms ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Any additional income documentations, as well as Interest/Dividend/Pension/Annuities, and /or Miscellaneous documentation may be required as well. When calling, keep the volume on televisions and radios down while speaking. Speak clearly, articulately, and kindly. If leaving a number for a return call, speak loudly and clearly. Speak slowly and repeat the number.

For a complete listing of all Scholarship Organizations (SO) under the EITC/OSTC program, go to www.newpa.com