Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
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Tuition

Basic Tuition Information | 2018-19

Total Tuition:
$10,700.00

Registration Fee:
$500.00

I.D. Fee:
$25.00 (all new students, due with first payment)

Entering Students

Students enrolled for 1st Semester on/or before Oct. 12, 2018 will be charged $10,700.00 – plus fees
Students enrolled for 2nd Semester on/or before Feb. 22, 2019 will be charged $5,350.00 – plus fees

All fees and tuition must be paid at registration time. The student cannot be scheduled for classes until this obligation is met.

Fees by Grade Level:

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  • 9th Grade

    Fees Due With First Tuition Payment All Fees Are Non-Refundable 
    $100.00 (Activity Fee) 
    $200.00 (Standardized Test Fee*) 
    $400.00 (iPad Lease Fee) 
    $600.00 (Technology Fee) 
    $1,300.00 TOTAL 

    *Also includes cost for Prepworks E-LS Program for SAT/ACT PREP
     
  • 10th Grade

    Fees Due With First Tuition Payment All Fees Are Non-Refundable 
    $100.00 (Activity Fee) 
    $200.00 (Standardized Test Fee*) 
    $400.00 (iPad Lease Fee) 
    $600.00 (Technology Fee) 
    $1,300.00 TOTAL 

    *Also includes cost for Prepworks E-LS Program for SAT/ACT PREP
  • 11th Grade

    Fees Due With First Tuition Payment All Fees Are Non-Refundable 
    $100.00 (Activity Fee) 
    $200.00 (Standardized Test Fee*) 
    $400.00 (iPad Lease Fee) 
    $600.00 (Technology Fee) 
    $1,300.00 TOTAL 

    *Also includes cost for Prepworks E-LS Program for SAT/ACT PREP
  • 12th Grade

    Fees Due With First Tuition Payment All Fees Are Non-Refundable 
    $100.00 (Activity Fee) 
    $300.00 (Graduation Fee) 
    $400.00 (iPad Lease Fee) 
    $600.00 (Technology Fee) 
    $1,400.00 TOTAL 

Additional Fees:

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  • Course Fees Billed in November:

    AP Exams
    $94

    Music/Band
    $175

    AP Capstone
    $142

    Science (AP/Honors)
    $100

    Art/Ceramics
    $100 (includes module & supplies)

    Foreign Language
    $25

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  • Optional Fees:

    Academic Study Hall
    $150 per quarter

    Parking
    $200

    Yearbook
    $100-135

School Policy on Penalty for Withdrawal:

$60 per session day.

All unpaid fees for the semester are due, plus a $50.00 withdrawal fee.

Miscellaneous Information:

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  • Financial Aid

    Columbus offers financial aid for those families who qualify. Anyone who wishes to apply, should visit the SmartAid for Parents website.

    Application Deadline: April 28, 2018
    Under NO circumstances will requests be accepted after this date
  • Textbook Purchases

    Students are to purchase all required course texts (eBooks, iBooks and any other course specified material) before the first day of school. For instructions and additional information, please go to www.columbushs.com, MYCCHS, username and password, Resources, Ed Tech.
  • My School Bucks

    This is a service where you can pay for your son’s cafeteria expenses using your American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa. Participation is voluntary. You may enroll at any time. Please go to: www.columbushs.com, MYCCHS, username and password, Resources, My School Bucks for additional information.

    PLEASE NOTE: The lunches are paid to the cafeteria vendor not to CCHS.
  • Clothing Store

    Physical education uniform items, as well as the CCHS sweatshirts, jackets and other items (i.e., baseball caps, t-shirts, etc.) are available at Br. Kevin's Clothing Store, which is open before and after school.

Payment Schedule

  • Per Semester: Two equal payments of $5,350. First payment due on August 1, 2018. Second payment due on January 1, 2019.
  • Monthly: Ten equal payments of $1,070. Due at the beginning of the month between July 2018 and April 2019.

Payment Options

All parents must enroll in ‘Smart Tuition’ and select a payment plan (per semester or monthly) prior to completing the Enrollment Agreement for their son to attend Christopher Columbus High School. Please note: There is a mandatory $50 fee per family, which is payable to Smart Tuition.

NOTE: After April 27, 2018 no personal/company checks will be accepted for this school year; the only form of payment will be cash, cashier’s check, money order or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover).
 
TUITION PENALTIES:
The Finance Committee of Christopher Columbus High School requires everyone to adhere to the payment schedule.  If tuition is not paid on time, students with an outstanding balance may not:  attend classes, take midterms/final exams, receive report cards or transcripts, and/or not attend social functions (i.e., Prom, Grad Bash, Ring Ceremony); and/or ultimately may be required to withdraw from school.
 
Late Tuition: $50.00
Check(s) Returned from Bank: $30.00 each

Refund Deadlines

1st semester: September 7, 2018

2nd semester: February 1, 2019

This policy applies to all students, including families transferring to another city.
Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by AdvancEd and a member of the National Catholic Educational Association.