WAYFINDER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
We are glad that you are considering applying to Wayfinder Christian Academy. We recognize that this is a big decision and can be a potentially stressful process for families. We try to make our process as straightforward as possible so you know exactly what to expect. Our admissions process is designed to explore that fit so that you can make the best decision for your family, and we can make the best decision for our educational community. The instructions below guide you through the admissions process. Please feel free to contact us at any point if you have questions.
STEP 1: ATTEND ADMISSION EVENT OR MEET WITH ADMINISTRATION
Attendance at a Wayfinder Admission Event or meeting with an administrator is strongly recommended for families who are interested in applying to Wayfinder Christian Academy.
STEP 2: SUBMIT APPLICATION
Create a parent account and submit an application for admissions online via TADS, along with a $100 non-refundable application fee.
Note: We do have limited spaces for each grade level, so apply early. Enrollment is currently closed for 2021-2022.
STEP 3: SUBMIT REQUIRED FORMS
Provide the following forms if your student has attended another school:
Teacher/Admin Recommendation form filled out by a student’s current or former teacher or administrator (if applicable).
Community Member or Church Leader Recommendation form filled out by someone who knows the student well.
Note: Recommendations should be submitted and sent directly to Wayfinder Christian Academy from those giving the recommendation.
STEP 4: STUDENT INTERVIEW WITH ADMINISTRATION
After the Admission Application and recommendations are submitted, we will contact you to schedule an interview. All students must complete an interview and in-person student questionnaire with Wayfinder Christian Academy to be considered as a candidate for enrollment.
STEP 5: APPLY FOR FLEXIBLE TUITION (OPTIONAL)
All students are encouraged to apply for Flexible Tuition online. TADS, an independent third party reviews and evaluates the applications. Submit an Application and required documents.
STEP 6: APPLY FOR FOUNDING FAMILY DISCOUNT (OPTIONAL)
Families who want to be an active part of Wayfinder Christian Academy can qualify for a $5000 tuition discount.
STEP 7: NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE AND FLEXIBLE TUITION RATES
Decision letters, tuition rates, and enrollment contracts will be emailed directly to families. Acceptance is acknowledged by the family via TADS. The deposit paid in TADS secures the spot.
We Want You as a Part of Our Community
As part of our commitment to diversity, Wayfinder Christian Academy has a flexible tuition program to ensure that all students have access to our private Christian education. We are committed to keeping our program accessible to families from a range of economic backgrounds.
Plain and simple: If you can contribute to our community, then we want you here.
This means that regardless of your financial situation, a Wayfinder Christian Academy education is completely within reach. And that includes all expeditions and experiences, the cost of which is included in the tuition. We cannot overstate what an important difference this makes.
No Hidden Fees
Your Flexible Tuition rate is an all-inclusive fee that includes:
Expeditions and Activities
Books and Curriculum
Technology and Software Fees
Our Flexible Tuition program adjusts tuition levels according to a family's ability to pay, as reflected by financial information they provide about their income and assets. Our intent is to make Wayfinder Christian Academy accessible for all students, including low- to middle-income families.
Flexible tuition should be make Christian education a possibility for every family. If additional assistance is needed beyond flexible tuition, check with your local church to see if they partner with Wayfinder Christian Academy to provide financial aid.
If you have additional questions, please contact the office.