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Tuition

2019-20 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. Tuition figures below do not include Fall Project Week expenses.

Grade
Yearly Tuition
Monthly Tuition
5th & 6th Grades

$18,490

$1,520*

7th & 8th Grades

$20,746

$1,708*

9th - 12th Grades

$22,870

$1,885*

*When monthly tuition is multiplied by 12, it is $250 lower than the annual tuition total. A $250 deposit is required with the enrollment contract. This deposit reduces total tuition by $250 and is not an additional fee.

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

  • extended care from 7:00 a.m. - 4:50 p.m.
  • after school academic help sessions
  • most athletic uniforms
  • 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)
    • P.E. uniforms, testing, photography, lab fees, etc.
    • Fall Project Week

    Fall Project Week and Fees 2019-20

    Grade
    Fall Project Week and fees
    Monthly Cost
    5th Grade $480 $40
    6th Grade $756 $63
    7th Grade $624 $52
    8th Grade $1,104
    $92
    9th Grade $948
    $79
    10th -12th Grades varies depending on trip selected N/A


    Payment Options

    We offer several payment options. All of our payment plans are administered by FACTS, which is the nation's leading provider of tuition management for private schools. To learn more about FACTS, please click here for an informational flyer.

    One payment: Full payment is due by April 1 for the school year beginning the following August. A $200 discount is given for full payment. Families selecting the one payment option will automatically receive an invoice from FACTS in March.

    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. Families selecting the two payment option will automatically receive an invoice from FACTS in March.

    Monthly payments: Payments are due on the first day of each month beginning April 1 for a period of twelve months for the school year beginning the following August. Families selecting the monthly payment plan must enroll in FACTS.

    Questions? Contact:

    Amber McKowen
    Director of Finance
    amckowen@altamontschool.org
    205-445-1202

    Emily Scruggs
    Senior Accountant
    escruggs@altamontschool.org
    205-445-1255