Lower School (1st-5th Grade) Tuition and Fee Schedule:

Tuition: $21,760
*Based on financial need, awards range up to $16,760

New Student Fee: $1,000

Other Estimated Costs: $1,500-$2000*
*Books, meals, activities, etc.  Typical, but subject to variation.

 

 

Upper School (6th-8th Grade) Tuition and Fee Schedule:

Tuition: $27,200
*Based on financial need, awards range up to $22,200

New Student Fee: $1,000

 Other Estimated Costs: $2,500-$3,500*
*Books, meals, activities, etc.  Typical, but subject to variation.

 

PAYMENT PLANS

Annual: pay in one installment, due on July 1, 2022.

Semiannual: pay in two installments, due on July 1, 2022, and January 1, 2023. There is a 5% service charge for this plan.

Quarterly: pay in four installments, due on July 1, 2022; October 1, 2022; January 1, 2023; and April 1, 2023. There is an 8% service charge for this plan.

Monthly: pay in 10 monthly installments, commencing July 1, 2022, and concluding April 1, 2023. There is a 10% service charge for this plan.

 

Enrollment Deposit:

The enrollment contract for each student must be returned with a non-refundable seat deposit of $4,000. Families may request an adjustment to the standard seat deposit amount based on family circumstances and financial aid awards.

 

Community scholarships:

We strive to serve and be the school of choice for Porter Ranch, Chatsworth, and Simi Valley. All applicants who live in our neighboring communities will receive a minimum scholarship of $5,400 for the Upper School, and $4,350 for the Lower School. We believe that a true foundation of a successful school is built upon a strong bond with the school’s community and neighbors. For this reason, we are excited to provide our neighbors with a guaranteed scholarship on behalf of our local partners. We look forward to developing our neighbor’s children into the best versions of themselves. 

 

Need Based and Merit based financial aid is currently available:

Please apply as soon as possible for priority consideration.

 

Financial Aid:

DNA Prep seeks to provide our specialty school available to any committed student-artist or athlete and to create an inclusive community made up families from different socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. We recognize that a diverse student body enhances the learning experience for all of our students and overall learning environment. To meet this goal, we encourage families who do not have the financial means to meet the tuition obligation to apply for financial aid. Our financial aid needs determination is performed by the independent School and Student Service (“SSS”) company and is a process that keeps all family financial information submitted strictly confidential. All records are maintained offsite within SSS secured system and only members of the financial aid committee are provided access to the SSS analysis.

Financial Application: Due as soon as possible for priority consideration

DNA Prep Academy utilizes a rolling admission process, but families that are seeking financial aid must have their applications submitted as soon as possible for priority consideration.

  1. Fill out the application online and make sure that the box indicating a need for financial aid is checked (please see step-by-step process below)
  2. Following submittal of the application, applicant families need to submit the Parents’ Financial Statement (“PFS”) and required documentation online to SSS as soon as possible for priority consideration
  3. Families will be notified with aid determination with accepted applications.

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Submit Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) online by clicking here. DNA Prep Academy’s code is 200195.
  2. Click here for a step-by-step process on how to apply for financial aid.
  3. Upon completing the PFS, all required documentation should be uploaded directly to SSS. 
  4. Parent Assistance: Please call the SSS family support center at (800) 344-8328. The center offers daytime, evening, and weekend hours. Parents can also email sss@communitybrands.com for help.