Frequently asked Questions
We have the lowest tuition in the state
Classically Educated students score higher overall on the SAT
There are 7 students averaging per teacher
Q: When does school start for the 2019-2020 year?
A: The first day of school is September 3, 2019 (Kindergarten Sep 16.), Last day of school is June X, 2020 (Kindergarten X).
Q: When does the school day start and end?
A: Kindergarten (8:30-12:00 PM); 1st through 8th (8:30-3:00 PM); Students may enter the classroom at 8:15 to read or work quietly.
Q: Is lunch provided by the school?
A: Sorry, no. Students need to bring a snack and sack lunch to school. A microwave is not available. We will offer special catered items on special Fridays.
Q: Is there a dress code?
A: Yes, there is. Students' uniforms may be purchased from Tommy Hilfiger (Alternatively, uniforms can still be purchased from www.DennisUniforms.com)
Q: Is transportation available?
A: Sorry, no.
Q: What is the cost of tuition for the 2019-2020 school year?
A: Tuition is $5900 (Grade 1-10); $2950 (Kindergarten)
Registration and Curriculum are extra and are paid upon registration. Registration (non-refundable) is $150 (for new students) and $75 (for returning students).
Curriculum is $238 (for K); $345 (for grades 1-6), and $745 (for grades 7-8).
DISCOUNT AVAILABLE: First Child $5900; Second Child $5900; Third Child $4720; Fourth Child $3540; Children after the fourth Free.
Q: How much homework can be expected?
A: As a general rule, a student can expect to do about 15 minutes of homework per grade level—1st grade 15 minutes, 2nd grade 30 minutes, etc.
Q: Who are the teachers?
A: Ms. Marlana McKibben (Kindergarten); Mrs. Karen Warren (1st-2nd Grades); Dr. Susan Kobes (3rd-4th Grades); Mrs. Cherie Terry (5th-10th Grades); Mrs. Jenifer DeMare (Music & Art);
Q: What curriculum do you use?
A: ABeka is the main curriculum. (Additional classical publishers have been added where needed). Latin will be taught beginning in 2nd grade, but interested 1st graders may want to be included.
Q: What does discipline look like?
A: We function as an arm of the parents, and lovingly and consistently teach children the joy found in obedience and accomplishment. Veritas CCS and parents are partners in this important endeavor.
Q: Is the school a part of a league for my child to participate in sports and other extra-curricular activities?
A: Any sport/activity that we do not offer is open to our students in your given school district. This has been confirmed by OSPI (Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.)
Q: As a parent, may I attend classes, help, and observe?
A: Yes! Although it is not required, we encourage it.