SCHEDULE OF FEES AND FINANCIAL SERVICES 2014 - 2015

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NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT FEE

Day Students:

A non-refundable acceptance fee of $2,000 and a $2,500 deposit towards tuition fees for day students must accompany the application form. Upon the application being accepted by Trafalgar Castle School, the $2,500 deposit becomes non-refundable and will be applied to the tuition fees for 2014-2015 and will be forfeited should the applicant not attend. In making this application the student agrees to follow the rules and regulations of the School.

Boarding Students:

A non-refundable acceptance fee of $2,000 and a $4,500 deposit for boarding students must accompany the application form. Upon the application being accepted by Trafalgar Castle School, the $4,500 deposit becomes non-refundable and will be applied to the tuition fees for 2014-2015 and will be forfeited should the applicant not attend. In making this application the student agrees to follow the rules and regulations of the School.

RE-ENROLLMENT FEE - Due Date – February 1, 2014

Day Students:

A non-refundable deposit of $2,000 for day students must accompany the re-enrollment form. The nonrefundable deposit will guarantee a place being held for the student. This non-refundable deposit will be applied to the tuition fees for 2014-2015, but will be forfeited should the student not attend. In making this re-application the student agrees to follow the rules and regulations of the School.

Boarding Students:

A non-refundable deposit of $4,000 for boarding students must accompany the re-enrollment form. The non-refundable deposit will guarantee a place being held for the student. This non-refundable deposit will be applied to the tuition fees for 2014-2015, but will be forfeited should the student not attend. In making this re-application the student agrees to follow the rules and regulations of the School.

Tuition and Boarding Fees 2014-2015

Day Students
Grades 5 to 8 $ 21,640
Grades 9 to 12 $ 23,975

International Boarding Students
$ 51,710

Canadian Boarding Students – 7 day
$ 46,740

Canadian Boarding Students – 5 day*
$ 43,135

*Student must be a Canadian Citizen and Resident whose parents live in Canada

Other Fees

New Student Acceptance fee
$2,000

Technology Fee (grade 5 students only)
$400.00

The parents or guardians agree to be financially responsible for all tuition fees and acknowledges that upon Trafalgar Castle School accepting the student for enrolment or re-enrollment, that no refund of any tuition fees paid shall be given and shall be forfeited to Trafalgar Castle School if the student at any time fails to attend, the student withdraws or is withdrawn by the parents or guardian or Trafalgar Castle School asks the student to withdraw.

The tuition fees include:

  • Tuition – academic programs
  • Room and Board – for all boarding students
  • Lunch – for all students
  • Student Activities: all compulsory travel and compulsory activities, I.D. Cards, yearbook, films/videos, some entertainment, educational, sports and cultural activities, including transportation, and the Parents’ Guild Annual Membership Fee.

The School cannot accept a day student unless she resides with a parent or guardian.

School fees are due and payable as specified under the various payment options outlined on Page 4. Fees are billed 30 days in advance. School fees that are outstanding at the time of billing will be subject to late payment interest charges at a rate of 1.5% per month or 18% per annum.

Payment methods include cash, post-dated cheques, on-line banking, and wire transfers. Payment may also be made by Visa, MasterCard or American express via Plastiq at www.plastiq.com (third party processor fee will apply).

OTHER CHARGES AND MONTHLY STATEMENTS

Other charges incurred by the student, including but not limited to: textbooks, School Store purchases, personal supplies, uniform and taxi services may be charged to the student's account. A statement will be forwarded to parents/guardians on a monthly basis. Payment is due upon receipt of the statement. Accounts that are outstanding at the time of billing will be subject to late payment interest charges at a rate of 1.5% per month or 18% per annum. Parents/guardians who are financially responsible for the student and live outside of Canada are encouraged to leave a deposit on account ($500.00) with the school to cover these extra costs.

LATE PAYMENTS / OVERDUE ACCOUNTS

Failure to comply with the agreed terms of payment outlined herein may result in the student not being admitted to the School for the subsequent term or academic year. In addition, the School may not permit students to attend classes, write exams or may withhold marks and exercise other sanctions as it deems necessary for the collection of overdue accounts. No student will be permitted to re-enrol until all fees, expenses and interest charges from the previous year are paid in full.

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS AND HEALTH INSURANCE

Under Ontario law all students are required to have the appropriate immunization prior to entering school. The Medical Officer of Health is required to enforce this regulation. Medical and Health forms must be completed by all students and are to be handed in upon arrival. All Canadian students must be covered by the Ontario Health Insurance.

International students are required to enrol in the health insurance plan as prescribed by Trafalgar Castle School. The fee for this health insurance plan is approximately $750 and will be billed to the student’s account. This coverage is mandatory for all international students.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT VISAS

All students who are not Canadian citizens or who do not have Landed Immigrant status must have a valid Student Visa before entering school.

NEW STUDENT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION AWARDS

Day Students: Trafalgar Castle School presents an opportunity for new Day students entering Grades 5 through 9 to write an Entrance Scholarship Exam. These one-year Scholarships are valued at $2,000 for each grade.

Boarding Students: Trafalgar Castle School provides an opportunity for a new Boarding student to receive our one-year Boarding Scholarship valued at $6,000.

Anyone wishing further information on these Scholarships should contact admissions@trafalgarcastle.ca.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME

The Trafalgar Castle School Financial assistance program has been developed to assist families who believe in the education experience which is provided by the School, but who are unable to meet the full financial commitment. Need and merit awards may be available to students who contribute in a significant way to life at Trafalgar Castle but whose financial resources limit the possibility of their attending. Please note that only those students whose complete application has been received will be considered for assistance.

Application for financial aid is made annually to a third party assessor (Apple Financial Services/ FACS) who make a recommendation to the School. Applications can be completed online at www.applefinancialservices.ca.

Applications are dealt with on a first-come first-serve basis and should be received no later than February 1, 2014. However, we recommend that those interested in applying do so at their earliest convenience. All financial aid award decisions are made by the School’s Financial Assistance Committee. All requests for financial assistance are kept strictly confidential.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Piano and Voice lessons are available upon request. Payment is made directly to the service provider by the student or parents/guardians.

DISCOUNTS

Trafalgar Castle School offers a 10% discount on the tuition fee (excludes the boarding component) to alumnae daughters, granddaughters, great- granddaughters and to sisters of student’s currently enrolled in the School.

LAPTOP COMPUTERS

In addition to the fees and service charges set out in this schedule, parents of all students in Grades 6 through 12 will be required to provide a laptop computer for their daughters to support curriculum delivery. The School will recommend a specific make/model of laptop to be purchased from a designated company at a competitive price.

REFERRAL APPRECIATION

Recognizing the value and importance of student referrals, Trafalgar Castle School has put in place a “Referral Appreciation Program”. Contact admissions@trafalgarcastle.ca

PAYMENT OPTIONS

All payment of fees should be made payable to Trafalgar Castle School. Payment methods include post-dated cheques, on-line banking and wire transfers. Payments can be made by Visa, Mastercard, or American Express via our third party processing company, Plastiq at plastiq.com(subject to an administration fee).