Tuition and Fees 2019/2020


New Families: $29,950*
Current Families: $28,450
*Tuition for new families includes a one-time fee for assessment and placement.*

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
For new families, a non-refundable deposit of $1,575 will be processed with your online enrollment; $1,500 of this will be applied towards tuition.  For returning families, the non-refundable deposit is $1,050 of which $1,000 will be applied towards tuition.  Three payment options are available for the tuition balance after the deposit.  For families enrolling during the second semester of the school year, the $1,050 non-refundable deposit for 2019/2020 will be added to the 2018/2019 tuition due.

Option 1:        Pay the tuition and fees in full by 7/1 and receive a $250 refund

Option 2:        Pay the tuition and fees in two installments, due 7/1 and 12/1

Deposit      July 1      December 1

New Families:              $1,500      $14,225     $14,225

Returning Families:    $1,000     $13,725     $13,725

Option 3:        Trident Academy 10-Month Tuition Plan from 6/1– 3/1 for a $100 fee

Please note:  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.


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 (

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

Families are encouraged to also consider applying for an Educational Credit for Exceptional Needs Children (ECENC) grant. Visit ExceptionalSC for more information at

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.