Registration

2020-21 Classes

New Students
All new families are required to complete a pre-approval interview with our Directors once all forms have been completed and submitted. For each new student you plan to register, please download the appropriate Registration form, the New Student Application form, Letter of Recommendation, and the Commitment & Expectation form along with the Excelsior Handbook. All forms are avilable below in the Downloadable Forms section of this page.

Students and parents need to read the Handbook before signing the Commitment & Expectation form. After completing all required forms for each student, please mail them along with applicable registration fees to Excelsior, POB 3116, Irmo, SC 29063. Interviews will be scheduled once we have received your completed registration information.

Registration will not be considered completed for a student until all forms are received including applicable registration fees. Tuition is due by Orientation, August 18, 2020. Tuition payment plans may be arranged at Orientation, by paying the first month and completing the Tuition Installment Plan and ACH Authorization form.

  1. New Student Application
  2. Registration Form
  3. Letter of Personal Recommendation from Non-family member
  4. Commitment & Expectation Form
  5. Registration Fee
  6. Family Interview with student and parents

Returning Students
For each returning student you plan to register, please download the appropriate Registration Form, the Returning Student Application Form, and the Commitment & Expectation Form along with the Excelsior Handbook. All forms are avilable below in the Downloadable Forms section of this page.

Students and parents need to read the Handbook before signing the Commitment & Expectation Form. After completing all required forms for each student, please mail them along with applicable registration fees to Excelsior, POB 3116, Irmo, SC 29063.

Registration will not be considered completed with a spot held for a student until all forms are received including applicable registration fees. Tuition is due by Orientation, August 18, 2020. Tuition payment plans may be arranged at Orientation, by paying the first month and completing the Tuition Installment Plan and ACH Authorization form.

  1. Returning Student Application
  2. Registration Form
  3. Commitment & Expectation Form
  4. Registration Fee

Downloadable Forms (click on form to download)
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Fees & Tuition

Registration Fees

$100 per student, $125 after June 1st

Academy Tuition (K4 – 8th Grade)

  • Academy Tuesday Core Tuition: $695 (1st child), each additional child $675 each
  • Academy Elective Tuition: $375 per class
  • Early Drop-off & Study Hall: $150 per child
  • Academy Thursday Optional Program: $695
  • Science classes will have an extra $60 lab fee
  • Tuition is due no later than the first day of class via check or credit card (5% transaction fee applies to all credit cards), unless a tuition payment plan is arranged at Orientation.

*Please note that Students that are registering for the Tuesday Program are not required to pay an additional registration fee to register for elective courses, or the Thursday Program.

High School Tuition

  • High School (1 day/week classes): $455 per class
  • Study Halls: $100 per period
  • University Model (2 days/week, 3 credit hours): $1,300
  • Honors fee: $50 per class taken with Honors component (paid directly to teacher)
  • High School science classes will have an extra $50 lab fee (subject to change based on which class your student is enrolled)
  • Tuition is due no later than the first day of class via check or credit card (5% transaction fee applies to all credit cards), unless a tuition payment plan is arranged at Orientation.

Tuition Payments
All registration fees are required to be paid when you submit your application. You will receive your tuition bill by July 1, 2020.  Tuition is due by Orientation, August 18, 2020. Tuition payment plans may be arranged at Orientation, by paying the first month and completing the Tuition Installment Plan and ACH Authorization form.

Tuition Installment Plan
Our tuition installment plan divides your tuition bill into 10 (ten) equal installments. To participate in the tuition installment plan we will need the first payment via check at Orientation on August 18, 2020 along with a signed Tuition Installment Plan and ACH Authorization form. Installment payments will be debited from your account on the 1st business day of each month beginning in September and will end after your last installment in May. There is a $1.00 installment fee added to your payment each month.

Financial Policy
We seek to be good stewards of that which has been entrusted to us. Therefore, for us to plan accurately, we ask each family to view their involvement as a commitment for the entire year. No refunds will be given, and all tuition must be paid in full except for the following reasons:

  1. Death of a parent
  2. Loss of a job
  3. Moving out of state

No transfers of tuition to other families are allowed.