Tuition & Fees

(Fee Good Until 7/15!)

Annual Tuition*

 

$ 785.00 (Fee Good Until 7/15!)

 

Supplies Fee $ 35.00
Tuition Discount – There is a 10% Tuition Discount for each additional child attending Merkaz. $ 710.00
Senior Fee – Includes senior activities, senior supper, graduation. $ 85.00
Additional Fees – Some classes may have an additional fee noted in the class description, and will be billed separately. This fee is waived for students taking Sunday classes only.

* The above tuition is good until July 15. After 7/15 a $50 Late Fee applies. The tuition rate applies if you are a member of an area synagogue. Synagogues provide an $85 subsidy for their students’ tuition. Families who are unaffiliated, and not entitled to a synagogue subsidy, are responsible for the additional $85.

Tuition Assistance

All Jewish teenagers in grades 9–12 are encouraged to participate in Merkaz. No student shall be denied participation at Merkaz due to financial constraints. A tuition adjustment is available to those families who demonstrate financial need.

To request tuition assistance, please follow the procedure below:

  • Submit a $150 non-refundable deposit per student with each Registration Packet.
  • Check the box on the Tuition Form for a Tuition Adjustment Application.
  • Complete and submit a confidential Tuition Adjustment Application to the Merkaz Head of School.
  • Once a determination is made, complete and submit the provided Payment Plan Form for the remaining balance to the Merkaz office by the designated deadline.

Refund Policy

We fully expect that students will enjoy attending Merkaz. However, we understand that there are extenuating circumstances when parents may choose to withdraw their child from the program.

  • All withdrawals and requests for refunds must be made in writing to the Head of School.
  • A full tuition refund is available for withdrawal prior to the first class of the first-semester, less the $150.00 administrative fee.
  • A half tuition refund is available for withdrawal within the first three weeks of fall semester, less the $150.00 administrative fee.
  • No tuition refund is available after the first three weeks of fall semester.