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Variable Tuition FAQ's

New Families

Should every new Horizon Christian family submit an application for Variable Tuition?
No. Only families who feel that they are not able to pay full tuition should submit an application.

Do I need to apply for Variable Tuition every year?
Yes. A new application must be submitted every year.

If I do not qualify for the program this year, can I apply again next year?
Yes. A family that does not qualify is welcome to reapply the following year.

Do I need to apply for admission separately from applying for Variable Tuition?
Yes. For new students, an application for admission to the school must be submitted before an application for Variable Tuition.

Will applying for Variable Tuition hurt my student’s chance of being admitted to the school?
No. Admission applications and Variable Tuition applications are evaluated separately, and an application for Variable Tuition has no bearing on the admission process. Horizon Christian practices need-blind admissions.

What kind of economic situation is typical of a family who qualifies for Variable Tuition?
A wide range of families with a variety of circumstances can qualify for the program, from those who are able to pay close to full tuition to those who are able to contribute minimally. Many factors are evaluated, including income, assets, unusual expenses, and the size of the family.

Are some families awarded full tuition?
No. Every family is required to make a financial investment in their child’s education. Our commitment to providing Variable Tuition means that we are sharing in that investment with you.

Will Variable Tuition lead to larger classes?
No. The Horizon Christian School Board has established student to teacher ratios and maximum class sizes that cannot be surpassed. Within those limits, we will continue to accept qualified, mission-appropriate students.

Who should I contact with questions about Variable Tuition?
Questions about Variable Tuition should be directed to:
Dan Clements, Head of School
Tiffany Redwing, Admissions Coordinator

Current Families

Should every returning Horizon Christian family submit an application for Variable Tuition?
No. Only families who feel that they are not able to pay the full tuition should submit an application.

Do I need to apply for Variable Tuition every year?
Yes. A new application must be submitted every year.

If I do not qualify for the program this year, can I apply again next year?
Yes. A family that does not qualify is welcome to reapply the following year.

Do returning students receive priority over new students when applying for Variable Tuition?
Yes. Re-enrolling Horizon Christian students who submit an application by the published deadline will receive priority consideration.

Do I need to apply for re-enrollment separately from applying for Variable Tuition?
Yes. For returning students, the re-enrollment agreement must be completed before the application for Variable Tuition can be considered.

What kind of economic situation is typical of a family who qualifies for Variable Tuition?
A wide range of families with a variety of circumstances qualify for the program, from those who are able to pay close to full tuition to those who are able to contribute minimally. Many factors are evaluated, including income, assets, unusual expenses, and the size of the family.

Are some families awarded full tuition?
No. Every family is required to make a financial investment in their child’s education. Our commitment to providing Variable Tuition means that we are sharing in that investment with you.

Will Variable Tuition lead to larger classes?
No. The Horizon Christian School Board of Trustees has established student to teacher ratios and maximum class sizes that cannot be surpassed. Within those limits, we will continue to accept qualified, mission-appropriate students.

Who should I contact with questions about Variable Tuition?
Questions about Variable Tuition should be directed to:
Dan Clements, Head of School
Tiffany Redwing, Admissions Coordinator