How many applicants will be admitted into each class?

In order for our children to get the best education available, we have a maximum class size of 20 per teacher. An aide will be provided for any larger classes.

What age must my child be to attend HCS?

Students must meet the following age requirements, unless special approval is given by the school board:

·         Three-Year-Old Pre-Kindergarten:  3 years old by September 1 of the school year. Students must also be fully potty-trained.

·         Four-Year-Old Kindergarten (K4): 4 years old by September 1 of the school year

·         Five-Year-Old Kindergarten (K5):  5 years of age by September 1 of the school year

What are the criteria for acceptance?

In reviewing applications, the admissions committee will take into consideration the student’s past academic performance, teacher and pastor recommendations, and the motivations for wanting to become a part of HCS.  This information will be used to determine if HCS can provide an appropriate educational environment for the applicant and if the applicant can be reasonably successful in school.

For more details, please click on the Admissions page link.

Do you accept home-schooled or part-time students?

HCS accepts home-schooled and part-time (3 hours or less) students at the secondary level.  Tuition will be figured on the established per class rate.  Part-time students will also pay registration fees and all enrollment fees.  Students wishing to enroll in 4 or more class hours will be considered full time.

HCS will accept part-time students under the following conditions:

·         All standard admissions procedures and requirements are met, including the registration fee.

·         The class for which application is made is not full.

·         The part-time student will be limited to three classes during the school year. Students wishing to enroll in 4 or more classes will be considered full-time.

·         Students wishing to enroll in athletics or any extra-curricular activity must meet all eligibility requirements.

For more details, please click on the Admissions page link.

Do you have a shadowing program?

HCS encourages students that are interested in attending our school to visit and shadow a current student during a school day.  Shadowing allows the applicant to meet our student body and faculty, as well as experience a day at HCS. 

To arrange for shadowing, please contact us at (785) 286-0427 or email us at manager@HCSTopeka.org

How much is tuition and do you have financial aid?

2017-2018 Tuition Schedule:

AM 3- & 4-Year-Old Pre-K:

$2,743.00 year

Full Day Pre-Kindergarten:

$4,789.00 year

5-Year-Old Kind. – Grade 5:

$4,971.00 year

Grades 6-12:

$5,754.00 year

 

For more details, please click on the Tuition and Fees page.

Are there fees other than tuition?

In addition to tuition, additional fees are as follows:

1. Application fee (non-refundable fee, reserves students spot in a class)

2. HCS has a pay-to-play athletics program: (fees subject to change)        

3. Enrollment fees (per student, non-discounted)

For more details, please click on the Tuition and Fees page.

Is Financial Aid Available?

Needs-based assistance may be available. Assistance is awarded on a yearly basis.  To determine the availability of Financial Aid, please discuss your need with the Admissions Committee.

When is Open House?

Open House is held in the Spring of each year.  However, if you’d like to visit HCS, you can contact us at any time at (785) 286-0427 or email us at HCSTopeka.