Answers to some of our most asked questions?
1. WHAT DOES IT COST TO ENROLL MY CHILD AT CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY FOR LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP?
The Middle School enrollment fee is $300 per student, the Elementary enrollment fee is $250 per student, and the Early Childhood Education enrollment fee is $200 per student. These fees are due at the time you submit your enrollment application paperwork, and they are non-refundable. There are discounts available. Click this link to view Elementary/Middle School Tuition costs and discounts and click this link to view Early Childhood Education Tuition costs and discounts.
Tuition may be paid in either ten or twelve monthly payments for Elementary and Middle School students, ECE tuition is billed monthly. You may also make a full tuition payment by August 28th and receive a $200 discount per child.
Applications for enrollment in the Early Childhood Education program are reviewed throughout the year, and children are enrolled throughout the year based on space available.
For more information on fees and tuition, call the Elementary and Middle school office at (360) 256-9715, or the Early Childhood Education office at (360) 256-9714, or contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Does Cornerstone administer placement testing for new students?
All new Cornerstone students are tested for overall ability level.
3. Do you have Financial Assistance available?
Yes, financial assistance is available for qualifying families of enrolled, full-time students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. For additional information and application instructions Click Here.
4. Are your teachers certified?
Yes, all of our Elementary and Middle School teachers have been awarded teaching certificates from accredited institutions and the majority have fifth year or Master’s degrees.
5. What are your class sizes?
Class sizes range from 18 to 25 per teacher. Early Childhood Education class ratios are predetermined by the Department of Early Learning.
6. What elective classes do you offer?
Students have opportunities each year to take various elective courses including music, art, Biblical entrepreneurship & leadership, media tech, Photoshop, photography, band, worship team, choir, language arts enrichment, and math enrichment.
7. Do you offer before and after school care?
Yes, our Extended Care program offers before and after school care to children Kindergarten through age 12, Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM. To use the Extended Care program, you must first complete and return enrollment paperwork and the $125 enrollment fee to the Early Education Office. This permits your child to attend before and after school care each day there is school as well as during Elementary/Middle school holiday closures when Early Childhood Education is open.
8. Do you have a lunch program?
At this time, lunch is only available for Early Childhood Education children. K-8 students must bring a lunch to school. We do offer weekly opportunities to purchase pizza on Wednesdays and hot dogs on Fridays.
Cornerstone Christian Academy for Learning and Leadership is active in an ongoing accreditation plan. We have earned the distinction of accreditation by AdvancEd, the global leader in accreditation services working with over 32,000 schools. We were recognized through this accreditation for strong spiritual and academic development while exceeding the national average in every category evaluated (academic, leadership, fiscal, policy, parent and community input, and impact). Click Here to learn more.
A detailed description of this accreditation process can be found at the AdvancEd website.
We are also members of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).
Working hand-in-hand with these educational associations helps us ensure that Cornerstone meets recognized standards of excellence. It also helps us maintain fellowship with leading authorities in both Christian and secular education, to help us make sure we are achieving the goals we have set for our school.