Frequently Asked Questions
What does it cost to enroll my child at Cornerstone Christian Academy for Learning and Leadership?
The Middle School enrollment fee is $300 per student, the Elementary enrollment fee is $250 per student, and the Early Childhood Education enrollment fee is $200 per student. These fees are due at the time you submit your enrollment application paperwork, and they are non-refundable. There are discounts available.
Tuition may be paid in ten or twelve monthly payments for Elementary and Middle School students, ECE tuition is billed monthly. You may also make a full tuition payment by the first day of school and receive a $200 discount per child.
Applications for enrollment in the Early Childhood Education program are reviewed throughout the year, and children are enrolled throughout the year based on space available.
For more information on fees and tuition, call the Elementary and Middle school office at (360) 256-9715, or the Early Childhood Education office at (360) 256-9714, or contact us by email at email@example.com
Does Cornerstone administer placement testing for new students?
All new Cornerstone students are tested for overall ability level.
Do you have financial assistance available?
Yes, financial assistance is available for qualifying families of enrolled, full-time students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. For additional information and application instructions Click Here.
Are your teachers certified?
Yes, all of our Elementary and Middle School teachers have been awarded teaching certificates from accredited institutions and the majority have fifth year or Master’s degrees.
What are your class sizes?
Class sizes range from 18 to 25 per teacher. Early Childhood Education class ratios are predetermined by the Department of Early Learning.
What elective classes do you offer?
Students have opportunities each year to take various elective courses including music, art, Biblical entrepreneurship & leadership, media tech, Photoshop, photography, band, worship team, language arts enrichment, and math enrichment.
Do you offer before and after school care?
Yes, our Extended Care program offers before and after school care to children Kindergarten through age 12, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM. To use the Extended Care program, you must first complete and return enrollment paperwork and the $125 enrollment fee to the Early Education Office. This permits your child to attend before and after school care each day there is school as well as during Elementary/Middle school holiday closures when Early Childhood Education is open.
Do you have a lunch program?
At this time, lunch is only available for Early Childhood Education children. K-12 grade students must bring a lunch to school. We do offer weekly opportunities to purchase pizza on Tuesdays and hot dogs on Thursdays.
What is accreditation, and why is it important? Accreditation includes reviews of a school’s mission, beliefs, expectations for student learning, curriculum, instruction, assessment, leadership and organization, services, facilities, finances, and standards for school improvement.
Cornerstone Christian Academy for Learning and Leadership is active in an ongoing accreditation plan. We have earned the distinction of accreditation by Cognia, the global leader in accreditation services working with over 32,000 schools. We were recognized through accreditation for strong spiritual and academic development while exceeding the national average in every category evaluated (academic, leadership, fiscal, policy, parent and community input, and impact).
We are also members of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). https://www.acsi.org/
Working with these educational associations helps us ensure that Cornerstone meets recognized standards of excellence. It also helps us maintain fellowship with leading authorities in both Christian and secular education, to help us make sure we are achieving the goals we have set for our school.