What Sets Alexandria Country Day & Independent Schools Apart?
Tuition for 2018-2019: $5,990
Tuition Assistance is available and is awarded on the basis of need. Please call for more information.
A Meal Plan is available from Piccadilly or students can bring a packed lunch.
Non-refundable registration fee: $250.00
Activity fees vary from $315 - $365 depending on grade level (fee includes a technology fee, art fee, yearbook fee, Parent Club dues, and classroom fees, which go toward fees and activities throughout the school year).
2018-2019 Enrollment Information
SCHOOL STUDENT FEE POLICY
The following page shows the table for our yearly tuition and student fees being charged, including an explanation of how fees are utilized. The table shows current fees and will be updated as needed when fees change.
The Classroom Fee includes the cost for field trips, class parties, a school carnival booth, and teacher appreciation luncheon/gifts. All other fees are self-explanatory, i.e., Art Fee for art supplies.
There are 2 options available when paying online application fees.
* Credit Card with a 3.6% fee
* ACH (checking account) with no additional fees assessed
Economic Hardship Waivers include either a reduction or waiver of fees dependent upon documentation verifying the need for assistance. Examples of such documentation include: proof of unemployment benefits or public assistance, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Medicaid, or documentation showing children in foster care. Each waiver request will be reviewed on a case by case basis, based upon documentation submitted. No records will be withheld for failure to pay a fee.
Open Enrollment Begins February 21, 2018
Registration fee: $250
The link below will take you to our online Application for Admission. This link is for students who are new to ACDS. You will need to choose the Apply Now button. You will need to provide some personal information and choose Applying for Year: 2018-2019.
Once you get logged in, choose the form titled “18-19 Application for Admission”. Fill in the requested information. To navigate through the form, use the next button at the bottom of each page. You will be required to pay $259.00 application fee. You may use a credit card or click the radio button next to CHECK and enter the credit card information OR your banking information.
You will be notified of the date/time for the required screening or placement test, depending on the age of the child you are enrolling.
Once your child is accepted to ACDS, you will receive a link to another form to finish the enrollment process. This form will allow you to pay the classroom fees, etc.
Please let us know if you have any problems with the forms.
In the meantime, please send copies of birth certificate, social security card, and current shot record to the school by mail or you can drop them off to the school.
Thank you so much and we look forward to having your family join our ACDS family!
• The following documents are required to complete the online application:
Please mail or deliver the below items to ACDS (5603 Bayou Rapides Rd.-Alexandria, LA 71303).
-Copy of Birth Certificate
-Copy of Social Security Card
-Copy of current shot records
-Copy of report card (current and last school year)
-Copy of standardized test scores are required for grades 1 through 8
• We will review all of your documentation along with your application. There may be a short interview or evaluation with your child to determine academic need. Students in second through eighth grades will be required to take a placement test, which will be administered at the school. There is a fee associated with the placement test.
• The admissions process for PK3 - 1st grade includes a screening for developmental readiness. The screening is done on our campus by certified teachers.
Placement tests and screenings will scheduled by the school after your registration is complete.
After School Programs
• ACDS offers After-School Care for PreK3 – 8th grade students. The hours are 3:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
• Study Zone is an after-school tutorial program which is available for 3rd – 8th grade students. The program is under the direction of ACDS teachers.
Alexandria Country Day School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, disability or any other type of protected category in violation of state or federal law or regulation in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
ACDS Director of Admissions
5603 Bayou Rapides Rd.
Alexandria, LA 71303