1. What does it cost to enroll my child at Cornerstone Christian Academy for Learning & Leadership?
The middle school enrollment fee is $525 per student, the elementary enrollment fee is $440 per student, and the ECE enrollment fee is $310 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 Here to view the tuition, fees, and discounts available.
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 school office at (360) 256-9715 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. ECE class ratios are predetermined by the Department of Early Learning.
6. What elective classes do you offer?
In addition to the core academic subjects, students can take classes in music (choir), band, computer science, library and art. We also offer a variety of activities such as Biblical Entrepreneurship, Chess, Mad Science, Robotics, Math Olympiads, Speech Meet and Science Fair.
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 school holiday closures when ECE is open.
8. Do you have a lunch program?
Yes, we know that our families desire a way to provide a healthy, tasty lunch for their children. Hot lunches may be purchased in the elementary and middle school offices, or online using our point of service lunch system called Mealtime. Early Childhood Education programs' (except infants) food costs are included in tuition. More information including lunch menus can be found here.
9. How do I apply for a job?
Click to download the "Certificated Employment Application" or the "Classified Employment Application " on the Employment page. Please submit your application to the school office.
Cornerstone Christian Academy for Learning & 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.