New Families Financial Policy
In order to facilitate the understanding of the Financial Policies at Robinson School, Inc., we are detailing the same for the knowledge and understanding of all parents. These policies will be enforced to the maximum, and the cooperation of all parents is requested in order to keep the finances of the School in order.
1. The following are the Enrollment School Fees to be paid for the School year 2017-2018, these fees are non-refundable:
a) Entrance Fee – new families only
b) Registration fee
c) Class Dues
for students grade 6-12th
d) Technology Fee
2. New Millennium Fund per student:
a. PPK – $500.00 per child upon enrollment
b. PK – $ 750.00 per child upon enrollment
c. K – $ 1,000 per child payable $750 upon enrollment and $250 on Nov 1
d. 1st–12th grade – $1,250 per child payable $750 upon enrollment and $500 on Nov 1
For families with more than two kids maximum amount per family is $2,500.
* Registration fees include one yearbook per family and the PTO organization fee.
3. Tuition is paid on annual basis. To facilitate the finances of some parents, we are making available three additional modes of payment. When a semi-annual or monthly mode of payment is chosen, payments are due on the first day of the month due. A service charge of $25.00 will be added to all tuition payments received after the 10th day of the month due. If payment is not received by the 20th day of the month due, student will not be permitted to enter the classroom until full payment of the amount in arrears is paid. Students in grades 7th through 12th will not be allowed to take the Quarterly or Final examinations if payment is not received before the date of the exams. If payment is not received by the 30th of the month due, student will be dropped from the School roles. Emphasis on these standards is of great importance for the well being of the School, and the policy will be strictly enforced.
4. Partial months attended by students shall be paid as full months. If a student withdraws, reimbursement will be made for month or period pre-paid in which the student will not be attending classes from the day parents officially notifies the School of the withdrawal.
5. For families with more than one child attending School at Robinson, the following tuition discounts will apply:
a) Second child 10% discount
b) Third child 20% discount
c) Fourth or more 30% discount
CAVEAT: The oldest child or the one attending the Pathways Program will be considered the first student.
6. All payments made at the Business Office will be made by Check, certified check, ATM or money orders. For payments made by VISA or Master Card you should pay online through the payment portal. Wire Transfers and Direct Debits are available too – contact the Business Office. Payments in cash will not be accepted.
7. Students whose accounts are in arrears will not be permitted to attend classes at the beginning of the new academic year until all obligations are paid in full.
8. If the bank returns a payment check, payment will be considered as in arrears. Returned checks will not be re-deposited and the debt must be paid within the next 7 calendar days, including a $100 returned check fee. After the 7 calendar days, if the payment in full is not received, students will not be allowed to attend classes. The payment by check privilege will not be available after one returned check, parents will be required to make further payments by Certified Check, Money Order or accepted credit card only.
9. Families with payments in arrears will be subject to one or more of the following:
a) Report Cards and Transcripts withheld.
b) Students in grades 7th through 12th will not be allowed to take Quarterly or Final examinations.
c) Students may be denied re-admission.
d) An arrears report forwarded to Credit Bureaus.
e) Legal procedures for collection of debt.
f) Payment plan at the discretion of the School only.
10. Any returning family that has been absent from the School for a period of three (3) years or more shall be considered a new family and will be required to pay all fees as a new family.
The following are the only modes of payment for tuition:
Annual: 14,995 | Semi-annual: 7,875 | 10 Months: 1,650 | 12 Months: 1,375
Annual: 7,050 | Semi-annual: 3,695 | 10 Months: 780 | 12 Months: 650
Annual: 9,360 | Semi-annual: 4,950 | 10 Months: 1,040 | 12 Months: 870
Annual: 10,530 | Semi-annual: 5,520 | 10 Months: 1,160 | 12 Months: 970
Annual: 11,110 | Semi-annual: 5,815 | 10 Months: 1,225 | 12 Months: 1,020
Annual: 11,375 | Semi-annual: 5,940 | 10 Months: 1,245 | 12 Months: 1,040
Annual: 11,645 | Semi-annual: 6,080 | 10 Months: 1,280 | 12 Months: 1,070
Annual: 11,900 | Semi-annual: 6,215 | 10 Months: 1,320 | 12 Months: 1,100
Annual: 12,540 | Semi-annual: 6,540 | 10 Months: 1,395 | 12 Months: 1,160
12 Monthly payments are due the 1st day of:
May, June, September, July, August, September, October
November, December, January, February, March, April
10 Monthly payments are due the 1st day of:
July, August, September, October, November,
December, January, February, March, April
Semi-annual payments are due the 1st day of:
Annual payments are due on July 1, 2017
11. Parents who choose the Annual or Semi-annual mode of payment and do not comply with the due date, will be placed automatically in the monthly mode after 15 days in arrears and will abide by the monthly rates for the remainder of the School year.
12. Families receiving financial aid are required to pay on the monthly mode only. If payments are in arrears for two consecutive months, the School reserves the right to withdraw the financial aid and regular rates will apply for the remainder of the School year.
13. Parents applying for financial aid will notify their intention to the Admission Office upon enrollment. All forms completed with all written requirements including 2016 tax return are due in the Admission Office no later than the March 20, 2017. There will be no exceptions.
14. In the event that a family is unable to meet the selected payment plan, it is the family’s responsibility to contact the Business Office immediately to restructure payment alternatives.