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Tuition & Enrollment

Tuition & Enrollment

Tuition Pricing, effective May 1, 2014

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
— D. Bok

Class type Group size Rate per student
Regular groups (Math, English) Maximum 8 students $24.00 per hour
Regular chess group (Gulko Chess Academy) Maximum 10 students $19.00 per hour
Small groups (Math, English, Physics, Chemistry) 3-4 students $30.00 per hour
Semi-private tutoring on school premises (Math, English, Physics, Chemistry) 2 students $42.00 per hour
Private tutoring on school premises (Math, English, Physics, Chemistry) 1 student up to $75.00 per hour
Tutoring outside of school premises Variable negotiated based on location

There is a one-time nonrefundable registration fee of $50 for new students in regular or small groups.

Enrollment

Please click here to download the enrollment form. The form must be filled out and either mailed or brought to SMART School.

To enroll in a group or to schedule one-on-one sessions, we have to receive an enrollment application and a payment for the first month of the semester, as well as post-dated checks for all other months of the semester. Checks are deposited on the first of the respective month, with the exception of the May check, which also includes a payment for June classes.

Checks are payable to Science Math & Art School and should be mailed to SMART School, P.O.BOX 590035, Newton, MA 02459.

Discounts and refunds

In groups, siblings are eligible for a 15% discount on the tuition for the same or lower-priced group. Parents can choose to prepay for the whole school year with a single payment; a 5% discount applies in this case.

There are no refunds for absences in the groups. Refunds for missing one-on-one classes can only be provided if the School is notified at least 12 hours in advance.

A student’s enrollment can be terminated by the parents at any time for any reason. A 3-week notice of termination is required for a complete refund of unused tuition. Any post-dated checks will be returned to the parent.

The School may terminate the enrollment of a student if any of the School policies are violated.