What grades will be offered for this coming academic year?
We are offering pre-k through 7th grade for the 2019-2020 academic year. Our desire and plan is to continually add one or more grades each year after that until Valley Classical School offers pre-k through 12th grade.
Are you still accepting application for the 2018-2019 school year?
We will consider applications for the Spring 2019 semester on a case by case basis. All questions regarding mid-year admissions should be directed to: email@example.com.
What is the timeline for Next Year's admission?
Key dates for the 2019-2020 admissions timeline :
October 29th - fall Information Meeting
December 3rd - fall Information Meeting
December 30th Applications become available. The application fee is $150 per family. (see our Admissions Process page for details). Applications for the standard admissions cycle are accepted from January 1st through April 15. Applications received between April 15th and July 15th are considered as part of the extended admissions cycle and are subject to higher enrollment fees.
January through May - Monthly Information Meetings held
February 15 - Family interviews commence
April 15 - Family and Student application deadline for the standard admissions cycle
April 30 - Financial aid application submission deadline
June 1 - Fall tuition due
July 15 - Last day to submit family and student applications for the extended admissions cycle
Where Does VCS hold classes?
VCS holds campus day classes at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2101 Shadow Lake Road in Blacksburg, VA.
What is the cost of tuition?
Tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year is $3080 per student. Families will also need to pay a $150 application fee and a $350 enrollment fee; the application and enrollment fee are per family and are not based on the number of children applying or being enrolled. More information on the admissions process can be found on the Tuition, Fees, and Scholarships page.
Does VCS offer FINANCIAL Aid?
VCS is excited to begin offering need-based financial aid for the 2018-2019 academic year. Aid will be given in the form of a 25% reduction in tuition for families that qualify. We are currently in the process of finding a third-party organization that will partner with us to make the assessment of a family's financial need. Check back in at the website for updates or follow us on Facebook to hear more about the financial aid process. We will make an announcement when the aid applications are live.
IS There a difference between VCS and CLASSICAL CONVERSATIONS™?
This is a great question. We have attempted to highlight some of the primary differences between the two options in the following blog post: How Is Valley Classical School Different From Classical Conversations™?.