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2017-18 Tuition and Fees

Prices are for individual courses.

  • Full-year Course Tuition: 
    • History & Literature, Once Weekly, Capped at 20 Students, $599
    • Writing, Math, & Science with Lab, Twice Weekly, 12-15 students, $649
    • Foreign Languages, Thrice Weekly, Capped at 15 students, $699
    • Intensive Small Classes, Twice Weekly, Capped at 6 students, $899
  • One-semester Course Tuition: 
    • Summer Reading Club, Once Weekly, Capped at 20 students, $224
    • History, Science, & Study Skills, Once Weekly, Capped at 20 students, $299
    • Math, Writing, Reasoning, & Test Prep, Once Weekly, Capped at 15 students, $324
  • Fees:
    • Student Registration Fee – $60 per student
      • Non-refundable, Charged Once per Academic Year
      • This fee covers administrative costs related to student enrollment and retention.
    • Technology Fee – $40 per student
      • Refundable, Charged Once per Academic Year
      • This fee covers server costs and classroom access licensing through Blackboard.
      • The technology fee will be refunded in full if a student withdraws from all courses at the Academy.

Our primary goal is the successful education of our students; we want to make sure that all students are working at the appropriate level. As such, no fee will be charged for changes from one section to another in the same course, nor will a fee be charged for changes from one course to another.

Notes:

  • One-semester courses will meet twice a week during the summer session. Full-year courses will meet four times a week during the summer session.
  • Students will be responsible for obtaining copies of all required course texts.

Refund Policy

Our refund policy is very simple and aims to benefit our students and families.

If a student withdraws from a course before the end of the withdrawal period (listed below), he will receive a full course tuition refund.

  • Fall and Full-year courses – September 30th 
  • Spring courses and Full-year transfers only – February 28th
  • Summer courses – June 30th 

Course or Section Cancellation Refund Policy

The Well-Trained Mind Academy retains the right to cancel sections which do not meet minimum enrollment. If sections are canceled, all tuition for the affected sections will be refunded to the student.

Please see our Handbook for more details.

Payment Plans

We offer several options for tuition payment:
  1. Pay in full
  2. Full-year Courses (Monthly):
    • 20% due at checkout + 8 additional (10% each, Sep – Apr)
    • Spring Transfers: 20% at checkout + 4 additional (20% each, Jan-Apr)
  3. One-semester Courses (Monthly): 
    • Summer: 20% due at checkout + 4 additional (20% each, May-Aug)
    • Fall: 20% due at checkout + 4 additional (20% each, Sep-Dec)
    • Spring: 20% due at checkout + 4 additional (20% each, Jan-Apr)

Tuition plan payments will be automatically drafted on the 5th day of the month.

Charter Schools

If you live in California, you may be eligible for tuition reimbursement through your local charter school. Please see our Charter School page for more information.

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