Tuition and Finances

Tuition and Fees Schedule 2018-2019

High School (9-12) $7,891
Middle School (6-8) $7,686
Elementary (K-5) $7,442

Pre-K, 5 Full-Days $6,649
Pre-K, 5 Half-Days $5,315
Pre-K, 3 Full-Days (M-W) $4,513
Pre-K, 3 Half-Days (M-W) $3,452

International Student Fee: $1500


Application Fee: $250 per family. This fee is non-refundable. A late fee of $50 is added if the application is received after August 15.

New Student Testing Fee:  $30 (per student)

Re-Enrollment Fee: $175 (yearly, per family) / Late fee of $75 if paid after re-enrollment period

Facilities Maintenance Fee: $100 (yearly, per family, billed in July)

Athletic Fee:  Varsity $75 (per sport, per child) / Junior Varsity & Middle School $55 (per sport, per child)

4th & 5th Grade Band Fee: $75 per quarter for beginning band instruction (4th and 5th grade)

Extended Care: Pre-registered (per student, per day): $3.00 morning/$6.50 afternoon; Unregistered (per student, per day): $4.00 morning/$8.50 afternoon

Student Parking Fee:  $15 yearly

Additional fee charged for Resource services.


Bus Service

Registration Fee: $50 (yearly, per family)

Yearly Rider Fee: $530 one rider, $819 two riders, $1,020 three or more riders

Bus Safety Guidelines

Sussex County:


Dorchester County:


Special Bus Rider Form


Tuition Payment Options

  • Pay in full on June 1 or upon acceptance (a 1% discount is offered for this option)

  • Monthly payments 

  • Bi-monthly payments


Financial Assistance

As SCS is able, we offer financial assistance on a limited basis for kindergarten - twelfth grade. The amount of financial assistance provided is based on the need of the applicants.  Contact our business manager, Mrs. Sallie Magee (x157), to receive instructions about applying.