Thales Academy - Tuition Information

Tuition Information

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Thales Academy works hard to minimize costs as much as possible and provide every child the opportunity to receive an excellent education. We charge an affordable tuition, as well as offer sibling and full-pay discounts. Scholarships are available in hardship cases. We do not fundraise or charge any hidden or unexpected fees. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


Annual Tuition Rates 2021-2022

Pre-K K-5 6-8 9-12
Apex, NC $5,500 $6,200 $6,200
Cary, NC $5,500
Franklin, TN $5,000 $5,300
Glen Allen, VA $5,300
Holly Springs, NC $5,000 $5,500 $5,800
Knightdale, NC $4,800 $5,300 $5,500
Pittsboro, NC $5,300
Raleigh, NC $4,800 $5,300 $5,500
Rolesville, NC $6,000 $6,000
Wake Forest, NC $4,800 $5,300
Waxhaw, NC $5,300 $5,300
Thales Academy Online $3,500 $4,000

Discounts

  • Pre-K Full Pay Discount: $200 reduction if full tuition is paid in July
  • K-12 Full Pay Discount: $300 reduction if full tuition is paid in July
  • Thales Academy Online Full Pay Discount: $200 reduction if full tuition is paid in July (applies to all grade levels enrolled in TAO)
  • Sibling Discount: After first student is enrolled at regular rate, each subsequent enrolled sibling receives a $500 sibling discount (applies to Apex, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Raleigh, Rolesville and Wake Forest campuses only)
  • Note: If students are eligible for more than one discount, discounts may be stacked.

Payment Options

  • Option 1: Payment in full in July (Full Pay Discount applies)
  • Option 2: Two installments paid in July and December (Half tuition due by July and half tuition due by December)
  • Option 3: Ten monthly installments paid August through May (10% tuition due once/month for ten months)

Scholarships

  • Luddy Schools Scholarships: Tuition assistance is available for students in hardship situations. Eligibility is calculated through a formula that examines income, tax documents, and expected family contribution. Scholarship grants are evaluated and awarded by the Thales Academy Board of Directors following a student’s acceptance to Thales Academy. Contact your local Thales Academy campus for more information.
  • North Carolina Opportunity Scholarships: Up to $4,200 in tuition assistance is available to eligible students who are chosen through a lottery system. Interested families may apply during the month of February and must re-apply each year. Find more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application here. (Note: This scholarship is available at North Carolina campuses only. Thales Academy does not accept vouchers.)

It is our mission to make a Thales education attainable for all students. In the 2020-2021 academic year, nearly 200 students received tuition assistance. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation to the Luddy Schools Scholarship Fund, we welcome your contributions here. Thank you for your generosity!

Why not run a high quality school at low cost using modern management principles and technology?
- Bob Luddy, Founder of Thales Academy