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Pay Tuition

Parents of tuition students in Elizabethton City Schools

**** Beginning in August 2023, there will be three payment options available from which families may choose.

The options are as follows:
1. Full tuition for the entire academic year can be paid in full prior to the first day
of school;
2. Tuition payments may be broken into two (2) equal payments:
a. first payment due prior to the first day of school in August, and
b. second payment due prior to the first day of the second semester in
January, or
3. Tuition payments may be broken into four (4) equal payments:
a. first payment due prior to the first day of school in August,
b. second payment due prior to the first day of the 2nd nine-weeks,
c. third payment due prior to the first day of the second semester in
January, and
d. fourth payment due prior to the first day of the 4th nine-weeks.


*Additionally, cash and check payments will be available for all three options.
*Should we receive a second check returned due to lack of funds, cash payments will be
required for all future transactions.
*There will also be an online payment option as well, but keep in mind that there will be
a processing fee assessed for all online transactions.

Tuition Fee Rates & Ways to Pay for 2023-2024 SY

Parents of tuition students in Elizabethton City Schools may pay tuition online  and they now have access to a monthly payment option. This is offered as a convenience to parents to help make payments easier throughout the school year.

  • Lump-Sum – due by the first full day of school, payable at school or online
  • Twice annual – due by the first day of school or the first day of the semester, payable at school or online
  • Monthly – due by the first day of the month (or the first day of school), payable online

 

 

Home Address (Grades K-5) (Grades 6-8) (Grades 9-12)
Carter County $800 $400 $300
Outside Carter County $1,600 $1,600 $1,600

 

*The family cap for families living in or outside of Carter County is $2,200.

 


Family Cap

If the cost of tuition for your family exceeds $2,200, please checkout using the Family Cap option, rather than selecting each option from the schools below. The family cap applies to families inside and outside of Carter County. You must list each child and his or her school in the text box below the Family Cap dropdown menu

Pay Online

If you choose to pay online, you will be charged an additional PayPal convenience fee of approximately 5% which is already factored into each price displayed in the drop down menus below. 

It is the parents’ responsibility to ensure payment is made on time. Parents will not be notified when the monthly payment is due, and students may be removed from school if payment is not made on time. For more information, reference Board Policy 6.204.

 Parents, please select the appropriate option from the drop down menus for each of your tuition students. Click "Add to Cart." This will add the cost of each of your student's tuition payments to a cart, which you may pay with a credit card or with your PayPal account. Include your child's name in the "Student's Full Name" line or we will not be able to file payment with the appropriate student. Please contact the Finance Department at Central Office with questions at 423-547-8000.