Tuition and Fees 2021/2022

Grades 3-12

New Families: $31,130*
Current Families: $29,630

Grades K-2

New Families: $21,500*
Current Families: $20,000

* Tuition for new families includes a one-time fee to support physical plant improvements.

Application Fee
A one-time, non-refundable application fee of $175 is due with the application for admission to Trident Academy.

Student Fees
Student fees include student accident insurance, technology and science lab fees, parent association dues, and field trips.

Tuition Payment Schedules
A non-refundable deposit of $1,050 will be processed with your online enrollment; $1,000 of this will be applied towards tuition.  Three payment options are available for the tuition balance after the deposit.  Three payment options are available through FACTS (our tuition management portal) for the tuition balance after the deposit.

Option 1:        Pay the tuition and fees in full by July 1 and receive a $250 refund.

Option 2:        Pay the tuition and fees in two installments, due July 5 and December 5.

                                                       Deposit      July 5        December 5

New Families (3-12):                   $1,000      $15,065         $15,065
New Families (K-2):                     $1,000      $10,250         $10,250

Returning Families (3-12):          $1,000      $14,315        $14,315
Returning Families (K-2):            $1,000      $9,500          $9,500

Option 3:       Trident Academy 10-Month Tuition Plan from June 1 – March 1 for a $45 fee

The $1,500 one-time fee for new families is due with the July payment for options 1 and 2. For option 3, this fee will be evenly distributed over the first three of the ten payments.

Tuition paid in two or more installments does not constitute a fractional contract. No reduction or remission of tuition will be allowed by Trident Academy for absence, withdrawal, or dismissal.

Trident Academy Tuition Support Program
Limited tuition support is available for families who meet certain criteria. Applicants must have applied to and been accepted by Trident Academy before grants are awarded. Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted to FACTS Grant and Aid as early as possible during the school application process.

South Carolina Education Credits for Exceptional Needs Children Program (ECENC) 

All Trident families are eligible to apply for ECENC grants. Please visit Exceptional SC for more information at www.exceptionalsc.org.

Portions of Trident Academy’s tuition may be tax-deductible. Please contact your CPA about this possibility.


Trident Academy admits students of any race, color, gender, and national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and financial assistance programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.