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Hongwanji Mission School Tuition Schedule

The following information shows all fees associated with attending HMS during the current school year.

Tuition Information

2023 - 2024 Tuition: $12,600

All grade levels

Tuition Payment Options:

• Annual Payment(August)
• Semiannual Payment (Aug & Jan)
• 10 Montly Installments (July-April)

Sibling Discounts:

• Oldest Child: None
• Second Child: 5%

PTO Dues:

PTO dues for each student are included in the tuition. As membership is required, the dues are $30.00 per student for the entire school year. As a member, participation in the annual PTO fundraiser is obligatory.

Tuition Assistance

Other Fees/Charges

Copies of Report Cards:
$1 each

Changes in After-School Program:

$30 each

Lunch Purchase, K-8th:

$5.50 per lunch or $850/year

Iliahi Street Access:

$30 penalty for non-emergency access

Late Pickup Fee:

$30 every 5 mins or fraction thereof starting at 5:00pm

Administrative Handling Fee:

$150 for monthly billings

Tuition Refund Plan (TRP):

2.1% of tuition - required for monthly & semi-annual payment plans

Late Payment | Returned Check:

$35 per child, per month | $25 per check

*Note the Head of School has been delegated certain discretionary authority with regard the above fees.

After School Enrichment

Each year an enriching selection of after school classes are made available to Hongwanji Mission School students. Payments for these activities are due in full regardless of incomplete attendance or termination of attendance by the student.

Payment Schedule:

Fall Session
1st payment due by 4:00pm, September 20th

Spring Session
1st payment due by 4:00pm January 17th

Withdrawal Policy:
Prior to the 1st day of the program, 100% refund given.
Classes will be pro-rated after the program begins.

Financial Aid to Hongwanji School

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This website for School & Student Services (SSS) by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) has easy to follow instructions and the information needed to complete financial aid applications.

• Deadline for filing application requests if May 31.
• Submit all required documentation to SSS. The evaluation will not be able to be completed until all documents have been submitted.
• HONGWANJI MISSION SCHOOL (HMS) is a SSS Subscriber School. Ensure HMS is a recipient of your information by entering our: HMS Subscriber Code: 1245
• Analysis of the data by SSS will take about four to six weeks. However, the process may take longer to process requests closer to the start of the new school year.
• The HMS Finance Committee will meet during the summer to make recommendations.
• The Committee distributes awards based on the following criteria:
   1. Availability of funds
   2. Demonstrated need relative to the other applicants
   3. The information provided by SSS
   4. Timeliness of the application
• All financial aid information is confidential and is kept separate from the admissions process.

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