The COMMUNITY ACADEMY MICROSCHOOLHOW TO APPLY
The Community Academy Microschool
In the Fall of 2022, students in grades K-8 will have the opportunity to become deeply connected to their peers, their teachers, and their community through an immersive community-project-driven educational experience. Learning is through personalized, interdisciplinary, place-based, nature-focused projects and experiences that foster relationships, critical thinking, and citizenship.
The Community Academy Microschool is an independent private school, that will add a grade level in each of the subsequent school years, so that students will be able to attend until they graduate.
Due to recent generous donations, tuition rates for TCA students will range from $5,900 to $14,900 per year ($492 – $1,242 per month), depending on a families financial situation and other factors.
Families qualify for tuition rates by submitting a financial aid application.
Family Income is calculated through our Financial Aid Service, and is roughly equal to line 9 on the families tax return, without negative business income included. Although the Financial Aid Service calculates an estimated family need based on many factors including assets, debts, etc.
Here is an overview of the Student Admissions Process
- Admission Offered: If your child is offered a spot in The Community Academy Microschool, we will issue you an Enrollment Contract and your tuition assistance amount (if applicable).
- Waiting List Notification: If your child is accepted, but we do not currently have an opening for your child, you will be placed on the waiting list.
- Admission Denied: If your child is not accepted for admission, you will be refunded your $55 application fee.