Tuition Terms & Schedule
Thank you for taking the time to fill out the Tuition Terms & Schedule for the 2019-2020 school year. This contract sets out the terms of enrollment, tuition, and fees for the 2019-2020 school year, as agreed by The Forest School and the parent or caregiver who is financially responsible for their child or children.
Tuition for the 2019-2020 school year:
$9975 per child
($8975 for Pinewood residents)
$975 per child, non-refundable (This will apply to the first month’s tuition)
Tuition payment plans:
The Forest School offers three payment schedules:
Payment in full—by July 1, 2019
2 Payments—by July 1, 2019, and January 1, 2020
Plan B is subject to $97.50 fee per payment (i.e., 2% of annual tuition)
12 Payments—paid on the first of every month beginning July 1, 2019
Plan C is subject to $32.50 fee per month (i.e., 4% of annual tuition)
Note: The fact that The Forest School offers a monthly payment plan does not imply a fractional or monthly contract.
Pinewood residents: Our admin, Sarah, will email you revised totals.
Direct deposit (not yet available)
For a limited time, checks can be made out to “The Forest School” and mailed to 1065 Hood Road, Fayetteville, GA 30214
Paying tuition with a credit card also is an option, and the credit card fees (~3%) will be covered by to the payer
Late payment fees—A late fee of $30 per month will be assessed on unpaid balances due after the 5th of the month allowing a 5-day grace period.
Bad check/card/ACH fees—A fee of $30 will be assessed for any payment returned. Any subsequent returned payments will result in only the acceptance of cash, money orders, certified checks, or cashier's checks for payment.
Note: If any outstanding payments are due after the above mentioned dates, the learner may not be permitted to join the Studios at the discretion of the school.
Special Needs Scholarship Program (status pending):
The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (GSNS) Program is a school choice program available for special needs students attending Georgia public schools who are served under an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The Forest School has applied for this program and will receive status news in June 2019, at which point we will email families. If The Forest School joins the GSNS Program—For the processing of tuition for GSNS students, parents should pay the full tuition amount to The Forest School. When The Forest School receives payments by the GaDOE, then The Forest School will deposit that amount in its accounts, and then reimburse (from the school’s account) the payments that were made.
Electronic Signature Agreement. By selecting the "I Accept the Parent-Owner Contract" button, you are signing this Agreement electronically. You agree your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this Agreement. By selecting "I Accept the Parent-Owner Contract" you consent to be legally bound by this Agreement's terms and conditions. You further agree that your use of a key pad, mouse, or other device to select an item, button, icon or similar act/action, or in accessing or making any transaction regarding any agreement, acknowledgement, consent terms, disclosures or conditions constitutes your signature (hereafter referred to as "E-Signature"), acceptance and agreement as if actually signed by you in writing. You also agree that no certification authority or other third party verification is necessary to validate your E-Signature and that the lack of such certification or third party verification will not in any way affect the enforceability of your E-Signature or any resulting contract between you and The Forest School. You also represent that you are authorized to enter into this Agreement for all persons who own or are authorized to access any of your accounts and that such persons will be bound by the terms of this Agreement. You further agree that each use of your E-Signature constitutes your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of The Forest School Agreements as they exist on the date of your E-Signature.