K-8 Tuition

Hope Lutheran School is committed to keeping our tuition affordable while also providing the highest quality of education for our students. The tuition rates shown below are per child enrolled.


K-8th Grade Hope Member Community Member
1st Child $4,000 $6,000
2nd Child $3,600 $5,400
3rd Child $2,800 $4,200
4th Child no tuition owed, but school fees still apply


K-8th Grade Hope Member Community Member
1st Child $3,840 $5,670
2nd Child $3,456 $5,103
3rd Child $2,688 $3,969
4th Child Free* Free*

*no tuition owed, but school fees still apply


A non-refundable registration fee for each student is due with the application.

  • $175 by February 15th
  • $225 by March 25th
  • $450 after March 25th

Other fees include the following:

  • $40 Activity Fee, K-8
  • $20 Art Fee, K-8
  • $50 Auction Fee, K-8 (per family)
  • $20 Kindergarten Graduation Fee
  • $45 8th Grade Graduation Fee
  • $175 Technology Fee, K-8 (with a $325 family maximum)
  • $100 Textbook Fee, K-8 (with a $300 family maximum)

Extended school care supervision and hot lunch are available at an additional cost to parents.

Financial Assistance

It is our sincere desire to make a quality Christian education accessible to those families who support our values, and who seek partnership with our school. Hope Lutheran School distributes financial aid to families solely on the basis of need. All financial aid applications are handled with strict confidence. More information

    “Choose Hope” Incentive Program

    This program is a new referral incentive for existing families K-8.  A tuition credit of $500 will be credited* to any family whose referral has resulted in a new student enrolling.  The new student’s application must be submitted with the referring family’s name marked in the appropriate area.

    * $500 tuition credit per year for each new student referred, capped at 2 years.  The bonus will be given when the new student has been enrolled at Hope for one full year K-8.

    “Stay at Hope Fund” Program

    This program is for existing students at Hope.  For each year that the student has been enrolled (starting with the 2018-2019), a $100 discount per year attending Hope will be applied to the tuition their 8th grade year, with a maximum of $800 per child.

    “Hope Family Program”

    This program discounts and offers a Family Cap for Members and Community Members: 2nd child 10% discount off 1st child rate, 3rd child 30% discount off 1st child rate, 4 children or more–no tuition, but school fees apply.

    Extended Care

    • $3.00 per day for Before School Care (7:30 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.)
    • $4.00 per hour for After School Care (3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
    • Registration Fee for After Care is $35.00; must register to use after school care service

    After-School Clubs

    Fees are based upon supply cost and duration.

    Breakfast and Lunch Fees

    • Student breakfast: $1.75
    • Student lunch: $3.50
    • Drink at snack: $0.50

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    Younger Siblings?

    Hope also has Preschool (age 3-4), Pre-Kindergarten (age 4-5), and Junior Kindergarten (young 5-year-olds) options available.  Learn more about our Early Childhood Education programs.

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