How Is Tuition Determined at GHCS?

Actual Cost of Education

This represents 100% of the actual operating costs of the school to educate one student for one year. It is determined by dividing the school operating budget by the number of full-time equivalent students enrolled for that year. All families will be requested to pay this amount if they are able. Tax benefits can result as the difference between the cost of education and required tuition qualifies as a charitable deduction.

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Endowment Fund Grant

All families regardless of financial need may accept this grant that comes from investment earnings from the school's endowment fund. This grant typically amounts to approximately $500 per child.

GRACE Board Grant

All families regardless of financial need may also accept this grant that comes from activities of the fundraising arm of GHCS (the GRACE Board) held throughout the year. Events include "Walk By Faith" (a student fundraiser), a spring auction, and summer golf outing. This grant typically amounts to approximately $500 per child.

Tuition

Those families who accept the Endowment and GRACE Board Grants will pay an amount reduced from the cost of education. This typically amounts to about 85% of the actual cost.

Financial Assistance (FACTS)

Needs-based assistance can substantially reduce the required tuition amount by up to another 50% of the total cost of education.

TRIP

This voluntary program can further reduce the total tuition cost based on the amount it is used. Regular users realize cost savings of between $500 and $1500 per year.

Final Family Cost

With assistance, the final amount of costs paid by the family could be 30% to 80% of the full cost of education.

Actual cost
of education

$7,780

Tuition

$6,780

Final Family Cost

Based on family