Tuition

2018/2019 Tuition Rates at Sunlight Christian Academy

 

Rates for Elementary Programs:

Sunlight Christian Academy of Early Learning offers a full-day elementary program for children who turn 5 before 9/1 of the current school year. A registration fee of $150.00 and a book/technology fee of $250 is required. Elementary classes are held from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm.  Our pricing structure is listed below:


Full Day Elementary

Five full days

$6850

(M-F 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Precare

$15/week

(M-F 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.)

Extended Care

$25/week

(M-F 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

 

Scholarships
Sunlight Christian Academy accepts the following state funded scholarships to pay for annual tuition:  Step Up for Students, McKay & Gardener.  State scholarship students are accepted based on the specific needs of each child and classroom availability.  Scholarship award amounts are determined by the state governing agency.  For more information visit the following link:  ww.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/.

Sunlight Community Church also offers student scholarships opportunities for self-pay families.  See the front office for details. 

 

VPK Program:

The VPK program is free of charge and there aren’t any enrollment fees. Apply for your voucher at Florida's Early Learning Family Portal.

State-funded, half-day prekindergarten program offered to all children who turn 4-years-old on or before 9/1 of the current school year.  Free of charge for students who abide by the VPK attendance policy, requiring attendance for at least 80% of the 540 hour school-year program.
 

VPK ONLY

Five half days

FREE

(M-F 8:20 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.) OR
(M-F 12:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.)

VPK PLUS

Five full days

$100/week

(M-F 8:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.)

 

Cultural Enrichment Program:

All preschoolers enrolled in our Full Day programs experience a journey around the world!  They travel to a new country each week from the classroom, enjoying fun, developmentally appropriate activities with a focus on early literacy, language, art-history, global ecology and cultural diversity.  Students pack lunches to enjoy with their friends and also have a time of rest leaving them refreshed for the rest of the day!

 

Rates for 3-year-old Classes:

Young Threes
For children who are fully potty trained and turn 3-years-old before 12/31 of the current school year.

Bridge Class
For children who turn 4-years-old between 9/2 and 12/31 of the current school year.

All programs are subject to $150 registration fee.


Full Days

Five full days
Three full days
Two full days

$140.00/week
$115.00/week
$90.00/week

(M-F 8:00-3:30)
(M-W-F 8:00-3:30)
(T-TH 8:00-3:30)

Half Days

Five half days
Three half days
Two half days

$100.00/week
$85.00/week
$70.00/week

(M-F 8:00-11:30 or 12:30-3:30)
(M-W-F 8:00-11:30 or 12:30-3:30)
(T-TH 8:00-11:30 or 12:30-3:30)

 

Additional Care for ALL Programs Above:

 

Precare

Five days
Three days
Two days

$15.00/week
$12.00/week
$10.00/week

(M-F 7:00-8:00)
(M-W-F 7:00-8:00)
(T-TH 7:00-8:00)

Lunch Buddies (PreK Only)

Five days
Three days
Two days

$15.00/week
$12.00/week
$10.00/week

(M-F 11:30-12:30)
(M-W-F 11:30-12:30)
(T-TH 11:30-12:30)

Extended Care

Five days
Three days
Two days

$25.00/week
$22.00/week
$20.00/week

(M-F 3:30-5:30)
(M-W-F 3:30-5:30)
(T-TH 3:30-5:30)

 


More About Us

Discounts

Discounts are available for members of Sunlight Community Church, military, sibling tuition and 5-day bundled services. Inquire at the school office.

Fees

Tuition must be paid weekly, no later than Tuesday. Checks should be made out to Sunlight Christian Academy. Delinquent payments will be subject to a late payment fee of $10 per day. Repeated failure to make payments on time will result in a denial of service.

If a check is returned for non-sufficient funds there will be a charge of $35 for our bank fee, and we will ask that the next two payments be made with cash or money order. If a check is returned a second time, we will ask that payments be cash or money order only.

Refunds

Voluntary withdrawal of a student must be preceded by at least two weeks notice in writing to the director. Inadequate notice will result in no refund of pre-paid monies.

No refund will be given for days when children do not attend due to illness. There is no fee reduction for holidays with the exception of Christmas break and Spring break.

 

About Us

We strive to provide a loving and safe environment in hich children can explore God and His world from a distinctively Christian point of view.

Voluntary Pre-K

If you live in Florida and have a child who turns 4 years of age by September 1, your child is eligible for Florida’s FREE VPK program.

Contact Us

Sunlight Christian Academy
477 SW Cashmere Boulevard
Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986

sarah@sunca.org »
(772) 446-7363

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