AACS offers some automatic tuition discounts to a few narrowly defined groups:
Multi-Child - A 10% reduction for the 3rd or more concurrently enrolled student, applied to the youngest students.
Alumni -10% reduction for the children of someone who earned an AACS diploma.
Pastor - 25% for students with a parent who is a full time, vocational pastor.
There is some prior attendance and pastoral service that does not meet these strict definitions. In such cases, families are encouraged to make an application for need based assistance, highlighting these factors in their application for consideration by the committee.
Need Based Assistance Annapolis Area Christian School offers tuition assistance to families with demonstrated financial need. The FACTS system used for tuition payment management is also used for tuition assistance assessment. Once you have completed your tuition assistance application online, FACTS will verify it along with your supporting documents to provide a need assessment to the school. Please note that you must have a completed application for admission on file before a tuition assistance decision will be made.
Tuition assistance applications are not considered until the admissions application has been completed and the requested tax documents have been received by FACTS. It can take FACTS up to two weeks to process the information and supply AACS with a need assessment. The AACS assistance committee’s goal is to turn that assessment into a decision within ten days. Schedule disruptions such as Christmas and spring break may preclude reaching this goal from time to time.
Application for tuition assistance does not affect the admissions decision. Should the amount of assistance offered be insufficient for the family to continue with the student's enrollment, enrollment may be withdrawn and the tuition deposit refunded.
Applying for Tuition Assistance You may fill out the FACTS application during the same timeframe that you are completing your application for admission. However, your tuition assistance application will not be considered until your application is complete and accepted.
The FACTS online application will open for the 2019-20 school year on December 1, 2018. (2019-20 tuition rates will be available in early December). If you apply for financial assistance prior to February 15, 2019, you may supply your 2017 tax return to FACTS plus your end-of-year pay-stub/s or W-2 for 2018.
Click here to sign-up or sign-in to apply for tuition assistance through the FACTS website. After you are logged-in to your FACTS account, your home page will be on your screen. To the right side of your screen you will need to click on the option to "Apply for Financial Aid with FACTS." Continue to follow directions and answer questions as you are prompted.
For assistance you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 866-441-4637. Tuition Assistance applications must be re-submitted annually.
Other Financing Options
In addition to our Tuition Assistance Program, the following are two educational payment/financing options that have experience with Annapolis Area Christian School families. This by no means represents an exhaustive list of your financial options. For more options, please consult your bank, or financial planner.
FACTS Tuition Management: This company automates your tuition payment process over 11 months, linking it to a bank account or credit card, adding only a small administrative fee.
Your Tuition Solution: This company provides k-12 educational loans, and operates similarly to a credit card with a low, fixed APR. Please note that your child will need to first be officially enrolled at AACS before your application with Your Tuition Solutions can be processed.
2-Hour Delay Friday, January 18, 2019
To allow additional time for travel and for our facilities team to clear any ice/snow that formed overnight, Annapolis Area Chrisitan School is opening two hours late today, Friday, January 18, 2019.
Although there is no classroom instruction for students K-12, faculty and staff are working and several clubs and athletic-team meetings and practices are scheduled today.
Inclement Weather Delays US Exams and K-12 Electronic Report Card Release
Due to the inclement weather that caused AACS to close on Monday, January 14, the Upper School first-semester exam schedule will not finish until Tuesday, January 22. All electronic second-quarter report cards for grades kindergarten through 12 will be available for review on Veracross by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 28.
NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS Thursday and Friday, January 17 and 18
NO SCHOOL Monday, January 21, MLK, Jr., Holiday
Tuesday, January 22:
Upper School First Semester Final Exams Periods 7 and 8
Upper School Exam Schedule Notes
First exam: 8:15—10:00 am (Extended Time Students: 7:45-10:15 am)
Second exam: 10:45—12:30 pm (Extended Time Students: 10:45—1:15 pm)
There is no SAGE lunch service on January 22. Please arrange transportation for your Upper School student following his/her last exam on Tuesday. Students who must stay after exams conclude are encouraged to bring a bag lunch and will be supervised until bus pick-up at 3:15/3:45 p.m.