Tuition and Registration
Levels of Service and Tuition Provided by the Chrysalis Instructional Team:
- Level One:
Level one services include regular classroom instruction with additional support from Resource Teachers as needed. Level one applies to students who do not have an IEP and to students who do have an IEP but do not require direct instruction from and inclusion teacher, speech and language therapy, or a behavior intervention plan. Level one services include all instruction within the Montessori curriculum including Language Arts, Arithmetic, Geometry, History, Physical and Cultural Geography, and Science. We are the developers of Phono-Graphix and Language Wise, and regular classroom instruction in these methods is included in level one tuition. Level one service for the 2017-2018 school year is $12,700. Please review the following levels of service for additional information regarding school fees.
- Level Two:
Level two services are provided for students who require one of the following: (a) Applied Behavior Analysis including a behavior intervention plan, management and maintenance of the behavior plan including regular data collection and graphing, provided by Dr. Carmen McGuinness, (b) Speech and Language Therapy, or (c) direct instruction provided by an Inclusion Teacher. There is an additional fee of $2000 for level two services over and above level one tuition, totaling $14,700.
- Level Three:
Level three services are provided for students who require at least two of the following: (Applied Behavior Analysis including a behavior intervention plan, (b) Speechh and Language Therapy, (c) regularly scheduled direct instruction provided by an Inclusion Teacher, in addition to level one services (above). Level Three services will include ongoing assessment and progress monitoring. (pull-out and push-in instruction provided by our Resource Instructors Ms. Sheryl Schmucker and Ms. Laura Miller, in addition to level one services (above). Level three services may include instructional design, direct instruction, therapeutic instruction, speech and language therapy; and will include ongoing assessment and progress monitoring. There is an additional fee of $3000 for level three services over and above level one tuition, totaling $15,700.
- Hourly Rate Alternative for Level Two and Three Services:
Hourly rates for Speech and Language Therapy, Resource Instruction, and Behavior Analytic services falling outside the services regularly provided to Level One students is billed at $100 per hour, $50 per half hour, or $25 per 15 minute segment. The services of an Inclusion Teacher are billed at $50 per hour, $25 per half hour, and $$12.50 per 15 minute segment.
- Level Four:
Level four services are provided for students who require full-time one-on-one support in order to be successful at school. Level four students may also require a functional behavior plan and speech and language therapy, which will be included in level four services. There is an additional fee of $8000 for level four services over and above level one, totaling $20,700.
Materials fees for the 2017-2018 academic year have been established at $150 for kindergarten through second grade, $190 for grades three through five, and $220 for grades six through eight. This will cover all curriculum materials such as textbooks, workbooks, computer software subscriptions, and internet subscriptions. Materials fees do not include assistive devices. Materials fees are due on August 1st, and can be paid online at our school store.
We can arrange for occupational and physical therapies as detailed in your child's individual education plan (IEP). Please note that speech and language therapy is included in for services levels three and four above. Don't hesitate to contact us in advance of your application so that we can discuss your child's unique needs. Fees for therapies from contracted therapists are dependent upon your child's IEP and matrix of services and your ability to pay.
Tuition Payment Schedule:
Payment is due in four equal increments one month prior to the first day of school, and on November 1, February 1, and April 1, or in ten monthly payments due beginning on July 1st and ending on April 1st. Tuition can be paid by check or credit card. If you choose to pay by credit card please request a PayPal invoice.
Chrysalis School is pleased to accept the McKay and Personal Learning Scholarships for Students with Disabilities .
Before and Aftercare:
Before and/or aftercare are available on a regular monthly basis at a fee of $425 per month, or by pre-arrangment at $25 per day for any portion of before our aftercare in a given day.
How to Register
Step One - Schedule a visit to view the classroom and discuss your child's unique needs.
Step Two - When you have submitted your registration application we will schedule the appropriate interviews and evaluations to determine if Chrysalis is a good match for your child. The first half of a $250 registration deposit will be taken at the time of your registration. This $125 charge covers the school's costs to conduct the above interviews and evaluations.
Step Three - When your child is accepted the second half of the $250 registration deposit will be taken. This $125 payment will secure your child's place at Chrysalis School.
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