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Fees & Payments

A child's education is an important investment, and we strive to provide exceptional value for your child's tuition dollars. All costs are listed below. Calgary Academy encourages electronic payments – please do not mail cheques to the school due to delays in mail pickup and processing.

Tuition and Supply Fees

Our tuition and supply fees are outlined below for the September 2021 – June 2022 school year.

Academy
Collegiate
Blended+
Kindergarten

Assessment Fee

Non-refundable, included in Admissions Deposit.

Academy:
$ 250
Collegiate:
$ 250
Blended+:
$ 250
Kindergarten:
N/A

Application Fee

$150 non-refundable (Kindergarten)
$250 non-refundable (Grades 1-12)

Academy:
$ 950
Collegiate:
$ 950
Blended+:
$ 950
Kindergarten:
$ 950

New Family Initiation Fee

Academy:
$ 1,500
Collegiate:
$ 1,500
Blended+:
$ 1,500
Kindergarten:
N/A

Tuition

Academy:
$ 18,885
Collegiate:
$ 13,900
Blended+:
$ 13,900
Kindergarten:
$ 13,900

Supply Fee Kindergarten – Grade 6

This fee includes a school provided device, technology support, school supplies, yearbook, standard class field trips, awards and recognition nights, gym strip, and some retreats.

Academy:
$ 1,100
Collegiate:
$ 1,100
Blended+:
N/A
Kindergarten:
$ 850

Supply Fee Grade 7 – Grade 12

Includes technology support, school supplies, yearbook, field trips, awards and recognition nights, gym strip and some retreats (excluding Grad). Blended+ does not include field trips or retreats.

Academy:
$ 550
Collegiate:
$ 550
Blended+:
$ 250
Kindergarten:
N/A

Mid-Year Applicants

If enrolment/re-enrolment occurs after Sept 1 but prior to Nov 30 of the school year, payment of full tuition and all fees are required. If enrolment/re-enrolment occurs after Nov 30 of the school year, payment of tuition will be prorated for the number of months in which enrolment/re-enrolment occurs to the end of the school year plus two months divided by ten. All fees are still required and will not be prorated.

Tuition & Supply Fee Contract Options

Calgary Academy offers three payment options for tuition and supply fee contracts:

Full Payment

Payment must be received on/before September 15.

Split Payment

50% of the fee paid on/before September 15 and the remaining balance paid on/before January 15.

There is a $250 finance fee for this option.

10 Monthly Payments

Ten equal monthly payments due on/before the 15 of each month commencing September 15 with the final payment deadline June 15.

There is a $500 finance fee for this option.

Transportation

First Child
Additional Child
Additional Stop/Child

Bussing (Optional)

Services are provided by First Student. Forty per cent (40%) of this fee is refundable if canceled prior to January 1. This fee is non-refundable after January 1.

First Child:
$ 2,500
Additional Child:
$ 2,000
Additional Stop/Child:
$ 500

Available Payment Methods

Online Bill Payment e-Transfer Enrolment Portal Cheque

Other Fees

Additional fees apply for some clubs, teams, offsite activities, athletics, and curriculum specific activities. Fees vary and are established at the beginning of the activity and due upfront. Non-refundable. Fees can be viewed and paid online through Rycor, Calgary Academy’s online form and fee management system. Rycor is accessed through PowerSchool.

Medical Tax Letters – $100

Payment is due prior to issuance. Letters will be emailed within 10 business days after receipt of payment. Request Tax Letters through Rycor in PowerSchool.

Supplemental Funding Fee – Varies

Calgary Academy relies on provincial funding to support the education of our students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Funding is essential to offer our specialized programs and services to meet the needs of our diverse learners.

If your child is not eligible for funding due to their residency status or right of access to education in Alberta under Section 3 of the Education Act, or for any other reason, an additional payment of $4,245 will be charged for any child who has not been diagnosed with a specific learning disability or any condition that may affect their learning; or $11,639 for a child who has been diagnosed with a specific learning disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, language disorder, anxiety, or any other documented condition that may affect their learning.

All Supplemental Funding fees are non-refundable and will not be prorated.

Available Payment Methods

e-Transfer Online Credit Card (Rycor) Credit Card (Plastiq) Cheque

Castle Café

The Castle Café provides fresh, healthy meals to our school community throughout the year. We offer many pre-order meal selections which includes a drink (milk or juice) and a dessert. Our menu is populated approximately six weeks in advance on a rolling forward basis. Flexibility is provided to order for as many days in advance as available or daily before 11:59 p.m. for next day service. Due to COVID-19 our lunch à la carte service has been suspended until further notice, however we still offer à la carte breakfast from 8:10–8:25 a.m. daily.

Castle Café is a cashless operation using an online program called LunchTime which charges all pre-order selections and à la carte services to pre-paid lunch cards. Parentc can log in to LunchTime directly or through PowerSchool to manage pre-orders, view their child’s purchases, and make payments.

Available Payment Methods

e-Transfer Online Credit Card (Rycor) Cheque

Receipts

Receipts for current tuition, related fees, and bussing will be emailed within 10-15 business days.

Requests for past receipts must be made in writing by emailing ar@calgaryacademy.com and must specify the Student Name and years for which receipts are required. We encourage parents to setup a “Calgary Academy Receipts” folder within their email account to store all receipt emails received from Calgary Academy.

School Years – 2019/2020 and Forward

Receipts will be provided within 10-15 business days.

School Years – Prior to 2018/2019

Receipts may take up to 30 business days to process.

Financial Aid

The Calgary Academy Parents Association (CAPA) strives to provide as many opportunities as possible to students with a demonstrated need to attend Calgary Academy. Since 1986, CAPA has provided over $5 million in student bursaries. If you require bursary support, please submit the CAPA bursary application forms along with your admissions application.

For more information, visit the CAPA website.