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Tuition and Fees

2020-2021 Preschool Tuition & Fees

Tuition for 2-year olds (non-potty trained) is $205/week for 3 days a week, $215/week for 4 days a week, and $225/week for 5 days a week. Tuition for 3 & 4-year olds (potty trained) is $185/week for 3 days a week, $195/week for 4 days a week, and $205/week for 5 days a week.  A $75 application fee is due with turn in. A $100 non-refundable tuition deposit is required for new students.  Enrollment will not be complete until all items are received.

2020-2021 Pre-Kindergarten Tuition & Fees

The pre-kindergarten tuition amount is $205 per week. A $75 application fee is due with turn in. A $100 non-refundable tuition deposit is required for new students.  Enrollment will not be complete until all items are received.

2020-2021 Kindergarten through 12th Grade Tuition & Fees

Donelson Christian Academy tuition includes books and curriculum materials in all grades and an iPad for each student in grades 6-12. The tuition varies by grade and payment plan chosen. For kindergarten through 12th grade students, the online enrollment process, including a non-refundable tuition deposit ($225 per student to be applied to tuition), must be complete within one week of notification of acceptance. Registration will not be complete until all items are received.

Tuition Amounts

Kindergarten: $9,665
1st-5th Grades: $11,271
6th-8th Grades: $12,770
9th-12th Grades: $13,316
 

Payment Schedules

(after the $225 deposit and including any applicable payment plan service charges)

Annual Payment Schedule (due July 6, 2020)
Kindergarten: $9,440
1st-5th Grades: $11,046
6th-8th Grades: $12,545
9th-12th Grades: $13,091
 
Semester (due either July 6 or 20, 2020 and January 5 or 20, 2021)
Kindergarten: $4,786 x 2
1st-5th Grades: $5,589 x 2
6th-8th Grades: $6,339 x 2
9th-12th Grades: $6,612 x 2
 
Monthly (due either June 5 or 22, 2020 through May 5 or 20, 2021)
Kindergarten: $806 x 12
1st-5th Grades: $939 x 12
6th-8th Grades: $1,065x 12
9th-12th Grades: $1,110 x 12
 

DCA Graduate Alumni Discount

Students of DCA graduates receive an ongoing (yearly) $500 per child tuition discount beginning in the Fall of 2020 for students in grades K-12.
 

DCA Graduate Alumni New Student Discount

To celebrate “DCA at 50,” for the Fall of 2020 DCA is offering students of DCA graduates a one-time $1500 tuition discount for each new K-12 student.  For further questions and specific details contact the Director of Admissions, Mrs. Molly McPeak at mmcpeak@dcawildcats.org.

 

Field Trips

Field trips are a required part of the curriculum at DCA. Field trips introduce, reinforce and culminate the learning concepts introduced throughout the year. Below is an estimate of the annual costs per student. Beginning in the 5th grade, field trips could include out-of-town or overnight activities.
Pre-Kindergarten - 3rd grade: $30-$50
4th, 5th, 6th & 8th grade: $100-$250
7th & 9th grade: $500-$1,000

Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities may have costs associated with them. These costs are communicated by the faculty sponsor to the parents. Please understand your financial obligation prior to your child’s participation. 

Uniforms

Uniforms are not included in tuition and are purchased through Educational Outfitters (EO) of Nashville at 3205 Powell Ave., Nashville, TN 37204. Every student must purchase the required uniform items from Educational Outfitters. Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten students are only required to wear uniform shirts.