Tuition and Fees at The First Academy

Tuition cost includes most textbooks, technology, and lab use. Non-US residents pay an additional annual fee of $3,500.

2019-2020 Tuition:

  • K4 (3-Day, Tues-Thurs): $9,000
  • K4 (5-Day): $10,120
  • Transitional Kindergarten: $11,250
  • Kindergarten: $12,380
  • Grades 1-4: $15,020
  • Grades 5-6: $16,440
  • Grades 7-8: $17,890
  • Grades 9-11: $19,490
  • Grade 12: $19,880

What an excellent school, with its great administration, excellent teachers, top notch academics and extra curricular activities, TFA is easily our top choice in Central Florida. Our family couldn’t be happier! Yes it’s an investment, but the return on investment is very high… worth every penny.”

– J. Wheeler, Lower School Parent

Fee Details & Optional Charges

Please review the grade specific activity fees below or view the The First Academy Fee Sheet for a helpful list of most fees and optional charges that may apply to you.

New Students

After notification of acceptance, new students pay two non-refundable fees: the Enrollment Deposit of $1,000 (K4-TK pay $650) and the New Student Fee of $1,000. Additionally, the Tuition Refund Program Fee of $250 is added to your Tuition Invoice to be paid via your payment plan.

Returning Students

Returning students pay a $1,000 re-enrollment deposit annually, which is applied to tuition. This non-refundable deposit reserves a student’s place for the upcoming school year, subject to the student’s satisfactory completion of the current year. If a returning family elects to participate in the Tuition Refund Program, the $250 is added to your Tuition Invoice to be paid via your payment plan.

Payment Plans

Families may choose one of the following tuition payment plans: Annual payment with a 1% discount for tuition paid in full by deadline or Monthly.

Please visit the Payment Plans, Service Fees and Payment Dates page for more information.

Tuition Assistance

Please visit the Tuition Assistance page for further information.

Tuition Refund Program

Please visit the Tuition Refund Program page for further information.

Not looking for The First Academy? Go to The Classical School Tuition or First Hope Tuition or Preschool Tuition

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