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Application Process

These steps are for new applicants.  (Existing families re-enroll in February and then remaining seats are offered to new applicants.)   

Step 1

Prayerfully complete an online application. There is a $100 non-refundable application fee for first students + $25 for additional siblings, with a $150 max application fee per family.  In addition, please submit to our office copies of character reference, most recent report card & standardized test scores if available, and if applicable, IEP and documentation of any diagnoses (Agathos Learning Differences policy), & discipline record of any suspensions or expulsions.  You may apply for financial aid after March 1st if desired. 

Step 2

Upon receipt of all requested documentation, the school will contact parents or guardians to schedule an interview with our Head of School.  Any questions about Agathos’ Statement of Faith should be discussed during the interview.  It is preferable for both parents to be present if possible. Schedule-permitting, students will be assessed for grade placement at the time of the parent interview.

Step 3

The admissions team meets weekly to review interview & placement test results.  The Head of School will make a decision on the application.  Parents will be notified by phone or email as soon as possible.  

Step 4

Upon acceptance, please submit or email the following:

  • Copy of the birth certificate
  • Copy of vaccination record (or exemption)
  • Return signed affirmation that you have read and will uphold The Standard (our Student/Parent Handbook.)
  • Agathos will request your child’s official records from his or her prior school.

Step 5

Purchase uniforms from Lands End or the school’s used uniform collection. Obtain supplies. If applicable, start your students on Summer Reading.  New parent orientation will be held near the beginning of the school year.  Watch for Agathos Parent Council (APC) meetings and activities so you can become involved and quickly meet other parents.  Welcome!

Agathos Classical School has a non-discriminatory policy in accordance with the IRS Code describing 501(c)3 organizations and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or teachers on the basis of race, color, or national or ethnic origin.

Agathos Classical School is a non-profit, tax exempt 501(c)3 organization. We ask that you prayerfully seek the Lord to provide the funds necessary for your child(ren) to attend Agathos. Because services are received, tuition payments are not tax deductible. The members and staff ask for His provision daily in order to meet Agathos’ financial obligations. We seek donations, which are tax deductible to the full extent of the law, to fund special projects, future plans, and financial aid.

Tuition Payment Plans for  2021-22

 

 Payment may be made in full at the beginning of the year, split into two equal payments at the start of each semester, or spread into ten equal monthly payments.

 

Grade Tuition
Pre-Kindergarten $5,995
Kindergarten $6,900
1st-2nd Grades $7,330
3rd-4th Grades $7,480
5th-6th – Grades $7,630
7th – 8th Grades $ 7,800
9th – 12th Grades $ 7,995

 

Application Fee : $100 for 1st child, $25 for additional siblings, with a family max of $150.

Student Activities Fees

 

3 equal installments are due in March, June and September

 

Grade Fee
Grammar (PreK-6) $120 (Total $360)
Logic (7-8) $200 (Total $600)
Rhetoric (9-12) $250 (Total $750)

 

Student Activity Fees Cover: Enrollment, Field Trips (including driver costs), Rhetoric School Book Fee, School Sponsored Events for students (Tomb Raider, Bolo Tie Ball, House Activities, Winter Social, Protocol Events, etc.), Classroom Supplies, Yearbook, Art Supplies, and DC Trip Deposit for 8th grade.

Student Activity Fees Do Not Include: School Uniforms, Team Fees, Field Trip Lunches, ACS Family Movie Night, nor
Rhetoric Trips.

Senior Fee: one-time fee of $25 (covers gown rental, school-wide invitations, program printing, and diploma costs) 

 

Financial Aid (Tuition Reduction)

 

Agathos is pleased to offer financial aid to make attendance possible where cost would otherwise be an obstacle.  This program is available for students in grades K-12 (PreK is not eligible because the IRS treats tuition for PreK differently than older grades.) FAST evaluates families’ applications and make recommendations to the school about tuition reduction. This helps the school remain impartial in awarding assistance and protects financial privacy.  There is a non-refundable application fee ($48) and you may apply as early as March 1st for the following school year.  We typically receive an initial recommendation within a day or two.   Click on the FAST logo to apply. 

[Note:  This FAST financial application is separate from the Agathos student application.  If financial aid is a critical decision factor, families may choose to apply for FAST first.  Then, knowing the result, they can choose whether or not to apply to attend Agathos.  Agathos Application fees are $100 for a family’s first child, $25 for each of the next two, and $0 for any additional children.

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