COLLETON PREPARATORY ACADEMY
Colleton Preparatory Academy’s
financial aid program is available for all enrolled, qualified
students. We understand that choosing a private, independent school
is a major decision and a huge financial responsibility for families
and we greatly appreciate your trust in CPA to provide your
child/children with their education. All financial aid awards are
made on the basis of a family’s demonstrated need and are calculated
without regard to race, handicap, color, religion or national
Please note the following:
• A non-refundable fee of $25.00 is required to submit the financial
• Financial Assistance is only allowed on K5-12th grade. Our
preschool program is not eligible.
• You will be asked to supply a copy of your most recent Federal
Income Tax Return (From 1040 with all filed schedules and
attachments), your 2016 W2’s from you and your spouse and your most
recent pay stub (from you and your spouse).
• An application for financial aid is considered only after the
student has been accepted to CPA and has returned a completed and
signed contract. Within 15 days, if you have decided that the amount
awarded is not financially suitable for your family, upon
notification to the business office, you may be released from a
• All information relating to the financial aid application is
strictly confidential. The only individuals with access to financial
aid files are Board of Directors’ Financial Aid Committee.
• The deadline to apply for financial assistance for returning
students is March 10th.
Once the applications are submitted and all requested
forms have been received, the business office gathers the
information, organizes it then submits it the Colleton Prep Board of
Directors Financial Aid Committee. They review the recommendations,
availability of funds, payment history of previous years here at the
academy, and each student’s academic and discipline record. The
Financial Aid Committee will then decide on an amount of financial
assistance to be given and notify the business office. The business
office will then type up a letter along with payment information,
and email it to each family. You will then have 15 days to accept,
sign, date and return the letter to the business office.
Expectations of Students and Parents who Receive
The recipient must maintain as a minimum a “B”
average in order to continue to receive the financial assistance
Applicants must possess good character, be capable
and responsible and demonstrate a strong
desire to attend CPA.
Families receiving financial assistance must keep a
consistent payment schedule.
Parents must complete a minimum of 20 volunteer
service hours here at CPA.
Should you have any questions and/or concerns, please
feel free to call the business office at
(843) 538-8959 Ext. 110
APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE PROCESSED IF ALL REQUESTED INFORMATION IS
MOST RECENT FEDERAL TAX RETURN (FORM
1040 WITH ALL FILED SCHEDULES AND ATTACHMENTS)
W-2 (FROM BOTH PARENTS IN THE
MOST RECENT CHECK STUB (FROM BOTH
PARENTS IN THE HOUSEHOLD)
$25.00 NON-REFUNDABLE PROCESSING FEE
**Please return the above to the Colleton Preparatory Academy
Business Office in a sealed envelope for processing.
interested and want to apply click here
for the Application Form.