International Tuition Fees and Policies
Acceptance of international and/or EAL students is limited and is based on the school’s capacity to provide an effective English as an Additional Language (EAL) program. Annual tuition fees for international students for 2023-2024 are:
|Grade||Tuition per Student|
|Grades 1-12 (Grades 9-12 in 2024-2025)
(children under age 12 must reside with a parent)
Additional costs not included in the Tuition but could include and are not limited to:
Tuition does not include EAL fees ($2500 for 2023-2024 school year), private music instruction, Before and After School Care (BASC), school trips, band instrument rentals, band uniforms, yearbooks, school supplies, voluntary special activities, or computer/chromebooks for Grade 9-12 students.
There is a non-refundable enrolment/re-enrolment fee of $50 per student.
A Capital Fee of $400 per family per year is collected to cover technology, infrastructure, equipment purchases, etc. Government support grants for the cost of educating students contributes to operational costs only. The Capital fee of $400 is non-refundable. This fee is fully eligible for a charitable receipt in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency guidelines for Canadian tax filing purposes.
Charitable Gift Receipting for Portion of Tuition Fees
A portion of tuition fees at Linden Christian School is considered to be a charitable gift. This amount, which has ranged from 46% to 51% of tuition fees in previous years, is eligible for a charitable receipt in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency guidelines for Canadian tax filing purposes.
Withdrawal and Refunds
Any changes in international or non-resident status during the course of the school year in which the student has currently registered, will not affect the tuition rate due as outlined in the tuition invoice. Any change from international to resident status will be accepted up until June 30.
Notification of intent to withdraw must be made in writing to the Admissions Office. One full month’s notice is required.
Refunds are to be considered as follows:
- One-half (½) of the full tuition fee if the student withdraws prior to September 30th.
- No refund will be granted, for whatever reason, if the student withdraws on or after October 1st.
- Tuition refunds will be considered where the student’s study permit is denied.
- Tuition refunds will be issued by cheque in Canadian funds.