2017-2018 TUITION

You are about to make an important decision about your child’s education. We understand that the cost of an excellent independent school education requires a financial commitment. We are here to help you understand the value of an Altamont education. Figures below do not include Fall Project Week expenses.


Yearly Tuition

Monthly Tuition

5th & 6th Grades $17,424


7th & 8th Grades $19,548


9th - 12th Grades $21,552


At Altamont, basic tuition covers many things that are additional costs at other schools:

  • extended care from 7:00 am - 4:50 pm
  • after school academic help sessions
  • most athletic uniforms
  • student activity fees
  • yearbook
  • healthy lunches offering hot food, soup and salad bar, baked potato bar, sandwich bar, and vegetarian options daily

There are additional charges for things such as:

  • textbooks (which average $500/year)
  • Miscellaneous expenses including P.E. uniforms, testing, photography, and lab fees
  • Fall Project Week

Fall Project Week Costs 2017-18


Fall Project Week Cost

Monthly FPW Cost

5th Grade $708 $59
6th Grade $984 $82
7th Grade $516 $43
8th Grade $1,032
9th Grade $912
10th -12th Grades varies depending on trip selected N/A

We offer several payment options:

Full payment: Full payment is due by April 1 for the school year beginning the following August. A $200 discount is given for full payment.

Two payments: One half of the total tuition is due by April 1 for the school year beginning the following August, and the balance is due on or before September 1. A $100 discount is given for two payments.

Monthly payments: Payments are due on the first day of each month beginning March 1 for a period of twelve months for the school year beginning the following August. Monthly plans are administered by FACTS. Click here to enroll.


total of contract

monthly total

5th Grade$18,132$1,511
6th Grade$18,408$1,534
7th Grade$20,064$1,672
8th Grade$20,580$1,715
9th Grade$22,464$1,872
10th-12th Grades$21,552$1,796


Amber McKowen
Director of Finance
(205) 445-1202