Admissions

Tuition Packages

Enlightium Academy offers a range of tuition packages to accommodate the unique needs and budget of each student and family.

Enlightium Academy is a premier accredited private Christian online school for grades 3–12, with a parent-guided print-based curriculum for students in PreK–2. Based on the selected tuition package, Enlightium students have an immersive online classroom experience where they can interact with teachers in a variety of ways by utilizing cutting-edge technologies in learning. Enlightium Academy provides a variety of tuition packages designed to fit the needs and budgets of each family. Discounted annual and monthly payment options are available.

Teacher-Led Tuition Packages

Silver Support

The Silver Package is designed for independent learners. Parents assume the role of a learning coach, while teachers provide academic support via messaging.

In the Silver Package, students are provided an award-winning curriculum, record-keeping, five core courses, and other standard school features. The admissions team assists in getting the records needed to begin and a dedicated counselor assists in preparing a course schedule working towards an accredited high school diploma.

Starting in the Silver Package, students have access to teacher support via direct messaging within the learning platform. Teachers respond to students' requests for support within 24 hours** and grade student work on average within 72 hours**.

Silver students also have access to honor, NCAA-approved, Advanced Placement, and Dual Enrollment courses.

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Silver+ Support

The Silver+ Package is designed for students who need basic academic support. In this package, parents assume a supervisor’s role and check their student’s progress daily.

The Silver+ Package has the same offerings as the Silver Package with the added benefit of a quicker teacher response time. Silver+ students receive written responses from teachers on average within two hours**.

Additionally, Silver+ students are invited to attend live sessions, which are optional real-time Zoom sessions with Enlightium teachers and other students in their grade level to cover difficult topics. Silver+ students can also request customized projects, which allow students to complete a project using the students' talents, such as making a video about a history project instead of writing an essay.

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Gold Support

The Gold Package is designed for students who need intermediate learning support from teachers, while parents check on their student’s progress weekly.

In the Gold Package, students have the same offerings as the Silver+ Package with the primary difference being additional channels of teacher support. Gold students receive written responses from teachers within two hours**, standard phone support with teachers, and two hours of screensharing support with teachers each month.

Additionally, Gold students can take Advanced Placement courses at a discount and have the spring assessment fee waived.

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Diamond Support

The Diamond Package is designed for parents who want their children to enjoy an asynchronous learning experience from the comfort of home and support from their teachers as needed. It is an all-inclusive support package.

Diamond students have the same offerings as the Gold Package but with premium offerings available at no additional cost. Diamond students receive written responses from teachers within one hour**, priority phone support with teachers, priority screensharing support with teachers, and the introduction of face-to-face video chat with teachers.

Diamond students can also take some premium electives at no additional cost, such as premium world languages and college-level courses. In the Diamond Program, various fees are waived such as early start and summer school extensions.

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Sapphire Live Support

The Sapphire Live Package is our premier offering for synchronous learning. This package is designed for a learning experience similar to a traditional brick-and-mortar school that is optimized and moved completely online. The package includes daily small group instruction for the core classes (math, English, science, history, and Bible) and some electives (world languages for students in grades 3-12, and technical electives for students in grades 9-12).

Sapphire Live students have the same offerings as the Diamond Package but with a unique curriculum and daily class sessions via Zoom with Enlightium teachers and other students.

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*Your tuition rate may differ depending on the date of enrollment and any applicable discount.
**During school hours.

Parent-Led Tuition Packages

Homeschool Support

Enlightium’s Homeschool Support is a parent-led program based on a Christian printed curriculum. In this program, parents assume the role of a teacher and work with Enlightium’s homeschool coordinator to ensure that their student progresses through the curriculum at an adequate pace.

Homeschool students are provided a curriculum, record-keeping, and basic school features such as social opportunities and Bible studies. The admissions team assists in getting the records needed to begin and a dedicated homeschool coordinator assists in preparing a course schedule.

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Bronze Support

The Bronze Package is designed for parents who want to be in charge of homeschooling their students while being under the umbrella of an accredited school. Parents assume the role of a teacher utilizing our online curriculum, while weekly grading and progress reports are provided by Enlightium’s team.

In the Bronze Package, students are provided an award-winning curriculum, record-keeping, five core courses, and basic school features. The admissions team assists in getting the records needed to begin and a dedicated Bronze coordinator assists in preparing a course schedule.

In the Bronze Package, Enlightium teachers provide grading support on average within 72 hours**. Bronze students can access recordings of live sessions in Livebinder for core classes and can take premium electives at an additional cost.

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*Your tuition rate may differ depending on the date of enrollment and any applicable discount.
**During school hours.

Total Cost of Tuition

Tuition is calculated based on the student’s grade level, the tuition package selected, and any applicable add-ons and/or discounts. Students transferring into Enlightium mid-school year may expect different monthly tuition pricing depending on the curriculum assigned. If you pay the tuition in full prior to the start of the enrollment process, you will be provided any applicable rebate based on a qualifying discount and/or pro-rated tuition.

An email will be sent after enrolling outlining the tuition plan, allowing your family time to update credit card information or inquire about the tuition breakdown. If the student is taking more credits than allotted by grade level, additional fees may apply. The enrollment fee is refundable for any reason, provided that the withdrawal form is submitted within 72 hours of submitting the enrollment form. See the Policies & Refunds page for more information.

The tuition and monthly payments shown in the comparison chart below are for illustration purposes only and are applicable to most students. For a precise tuition quote or if you have any questions, please contact Enlightium’s enrollment consultant team at (509) 319-2288 // option 2.

Payment Schedule

Payments are typically scheduled 1-2 weeks before starting courses. Parents can select payments to be charged on a day of the month that works best for them. Credit/debit cards are the preferred payment methods.

Which Package Works Best for You?

Tuition Packages for the 2023-2024 School Year - One Semester

The examples below include the tuition cost with a prepaid 10% off discount or four monthly payments. Call: (509) 319-2288 for exclusive custom pricing that will work within your budget.

Not sure which program is right for you? The most popular online school support package is our Silver Program for grades 3 through 12 and the video-based BJU Press curriculum for grades PreK-2nd.

Parent-led Homeschool option under Enlightium Academy's accreditation, guidance, and support

  Grades PreK–2:
Primary School

(5 Subjects)
Grades 3–5:
Elementary School

(5 Subjects)
Grades 6–8:
Middle School

(5-6 Subjects)
BJU Press Curriculum
Video + Textbooks
$132/month
or $473/semester
+ books
$144/month
or $518/semester
+ books
$169/month
or $608/semester
+ books
AOP Horizons Curriculum
Textbooks Package
$107/month
or $383/semester
+ books
$119/month
or $428/semester
+ books
 
Ignitia / Bronze Support
Online Multi-Media Package
  $144/month
or $518/semester
$169/month
or $608/semester

 

Teacher-led Online Private School with a multi-media rich curriculum powered by Ignitia

  Grades 3–5:
Elementary School

(5 Subjects)
Grades 6–8:
Middle School

(5-6 Subjects)
Grades 9–12:
High School

(5-7 Subjects)
Silver
Independent Learner
$232/month
or $833/semester
$288/month
or $1,035/semester
$325/month
or $1,170/semester
Silver+
Accelerated Learner
$313/month
or $1,125/semester
$375/month
or $1,350/semester
$438/month
or $1,575/semester
Gold
Supported Learner
$407/month
or $1,463/semester
$488/month
or $1,755/semester
$575/month
or $2,070/semester
Diamond
Engaged Learner
$832/month
or $2,993/semester
$1,000/month
or $3,600/semester
$1,163/month
or $4,185/semester
 

Virtual instruction for up to 4 hours/day with ~10 students/class

  Grades 3–5:
Elementary School

(5 Subjects)
Grades 6–8:
Middle School

(5-6 Subjects)
Grade 9:
High School

(5-7 Subjects)
Sapphire
Synchronous Learner
$1,788/month
or $6,435/semester
$2,188/month
or $7,875/semester
$2,463/month
or $8,865/semester
The enrollment fee is $250 per new student and $125 per returning student.
10-20% off discounts available on monthly payments across all packages for qualified families.
Ready to learn more and save $100 off the enrollment fee?
Sign up for our Virtual Open House

Tuition Packages for the 2024-2025 School Year - One Year

The examples below include the tuition cost with a prepaid 24% off discount or 12 monthly payments. Call: (509) 319-2288 for exclusive custom pricing that will work within your budget.

Not sure which program is right for you? The most popular online school support package is our Silver Program for grades 3 through 12 and the video-based BJU Press curriculum for grades PreK-2nd.

Parent-led Homeschool option under Enlightium Academy's accreditation, guidance, and support

  Grades PreK–2:
Primary School

(5 Subjects)
Grades 3–5:
Elementary School

(5 Subjects)
Grades 6–8:
Middle School

(5-6 Subjects)
BJU Press Curriculum
Video + Textbooks
$88/month
or $798/year
+ books
$96/month
or $874/year
+ books
$113/month
or $1,026/year
+ books
AOP Horizons Curriculum
Textbooks Package
$71/month
or $646/year
+ books
$80/month
or $722/year
+ books
 
Ignitia / Bronze Support
Online Multi-Media Package
  $96/month
or $874/year
$113/month
or $1,026/year

 

Teacher-led Online Private School with a multi-media rich curriculum powered by Ignitia

  Grades 3–5:
Elementary School

(5 Subjects)
Grades 6–8:
Middle School

(5-6 Subjects)
Grades 9–12:
High School

(5-7 Subjects)
Silver
Independent Learner
$155/month
or $1,406/year
$192/month
or $1,748/year
$217/month
or $1,976/year
Silver+
Accelerated Learner
$209/month
or $1,900/year
$250/month
or $2,280/year
$292/month
or $2,660/year
Gold
Supported Learner
$271/month
or $2,470/year
$325/month
or $2,964/year
$384/month
or $3,496/year
Diamond
Engaged Learner
$555/month
or $5,054/year
$667/month
or $6,080/year
$775/month
or $7,068/year
 

Virtual instruction for up to 4 hours/day with ~10 students/class

  Grades 2–5:
Primary and
Elementary School

(5 Subjects)
Grades 6–8:
Middle School

(5-6 Subjects)
Grades 9-12:
High School

(5-7 Subjects)
Sapphire
Synchronous Learner
$1,192/month
or $10,868/year
$1,459/month
or $13,300/year
$1,642/month
or $14,972/year
The enrollment fee is $250 per new student and $125 per returning student.
10-20% off discounts available on monthly payments across all packages for qualified families.
Ready to learn more and save $100 off the enrollment fee?
Sign up for our Virtual Open House

Tuition Discounts

Guarantee Discount and Money Back Badge

Discounts and Promotions Available for Full-Time Students

  • Prepayment Discount for 2023-2024: 10% off tuition
  • Prepayment Discount for 2024-2025: 24% off tuition during February, 2024
  • Family Discounts: 10% off tuition for two students & 20% off for three or more students
  • Active Military/Veteran: 10% off tuition
  • Pastoral Discount: 20% off tuition
  • Active Missionary Discount: 10% off tuition

Additional Notes:

  • Discounts cannot be combined.
  • Discounts are only offered to students enrolling full-time for the full year (or the remainder of the year). Discounts do not apply to part-time students.
  • Pastoral and missionary discounts are only offered for dependents of full-time pastors or missionaries whose ministry is their main source of income.
  • Documents for verification will be required to apply active military, veteran, pastoral, or missionary discounts.

 

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Support Package Overview Video (10 Minutes)

Watch this video and expand the chart below to see how each package compares!
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Compare Support Packages

Enlightium Academy offers a wide variety of teacher support packages based on parents’ desire for a K-12 education that is affordable, from a biblical worldview, academically challenging, and enjoyable, safe, and stress-free.

Primary school support* (PreK-2) is a parent-led program based on a Christian printed curriculum. In this program, parents assume the role of a teacher and work with Enlightium’s primary school counselor to ensure that their student progresses through the curriculum at an adequate pace.

Bronze support package* (3–10) is designed for parents who want to be in charge of homeschooling their students while being under the umbrella of an accredited school. Parents assume the role of a teacher utilizing our online curriculum, while weekly grading and progress reports are provided by Enlightium’s team. Advanced courses are not available in this package.

Silver support package* (3–12) is designed for independent learners. Parents assume the role of a learning coach, while teachers provide support via messaging within 24 hours during school hours and grading in an average of 72 hours of work submission. No phone or live support is available in this package.

Silver+ support package* (3–12) is designed for students who need basic academic support. In this package, parents assume a supervisor’s role and check their student’s progress daily. Teachers provide learning support via messaging on an average of two hours during the school day and grading on average of 72 hours. No phone or live support is available in this package.

Gold support package* (3–12) is designed for students who need intermediate learning support from teachers, while parents check on their student’s progress weekly. Teachers provide messaging within two hours, grading in less than 72 hours, unlimited phone support, and two hours of screen sharing/zoom sessions per month.

Diamond support package* (3–12) is designed for parents who want their children to enjoy an asynchronous learning experience from the comfort of home and support from their teachers as needed. It is an all-inclusive and unlimited support package. Teachers provide the quickest responses through messages (less than one hour), grading within 24 hours, and unlimited phone support, face-to-face interaction, and screen sharing. All add-ons, world language, and AP and college-level courses are complimentary.

Sapphire Live support package* (3–12) is our premier package for synchronous learning. This package is designed for a learning experience similar to a traditional brick-and-mortar school that is optimized and moved completely online. The package includes daily small group instruction for the core classes (math, English, science, history, and Bible) and some electives (world languages for students in grades 3-12, and technical electives for students in grades 9-12).

Compare Teacher & Counselor Support

  Bronze

Silver

Silver+

Gold

Diamond

Sapphire

Instruction Type Parent-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led
Student Grade Level 3 – 10 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12
Optimized Package for Post-High School Plan College, Trade School, or Career Public or Private University
Learning Style for Student/Teacher Interaction Reading / Writing Learners Auditory / Visual Learners
Standard Teacher / Student Messaging Response Times during Office Hours (8am – 7pm EST) Within
72 Hours
Within
24 Hours
Average
2 Hours
Max
2 Hours
Max
1 Hour
Max
1 Hour
Teacher Grading
Response Times
Average
72 Hours
Average
72 Hours
Average
72 Hours
Less than
72 Hours
Average
24 Hours
Less than
24 Hours
Teacher-led Grading within Ignitia
Teacher Feedback on Essays and Projects N/A
Teacher Support via Phone N/A N/A N/A Standard Priority Priority
Teacher Support via Whiteboard/Screenshare per month N/A N/A N/A 2 hours Unlimited* Unlimited*
Teacher Support via Face-to-Face Video N/A N/A N/A N/A
Live Sessions with Teachers and Other Enlightium Students     N/A
Proactive Teacher Communication N/A Basic Basic Standard Priority Priority
Academic, College, Career Counseling via Email
Academic, College, Career Counseling via Phone N/A
Academic, College, Career Counseling via Face-to-Face Video N/A N/A N/A N/A

*Teachers work to help students become successful independent learners; teaching is twofold: primarily to help students comprehend academic concepts in order to master the material and secondarily to foster independent growth within students so that students take ownership of their education, learning how to learn, and rely less on others over time when mastering new concepts.

Curriculum Availability

Bronze

Silver

Silver+

Gold

Diamond

Sapphire

Instruction Type Parent-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led
Student Grade Level 3 – 10 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12
Optimized Package for Post-High School Plan College, Trade School, or Career Public or Private University
Online-based Christian Curriculum - KJV*
5 Core Subjects: Bible, English, Math, Science, History
Customized Projects based on student talents N/A N/A
College Preparatory Curriculum Available N/A
Select Honor High School Courses N/A
Select NCAA Approved High School Courses N/A
ACT Test Prep Program (Grades 11-12) N/A

*Our curriculum generally uses the KJV Bible and presents the Christian faith in a manner agreeable with evangelical Christian values.

Compare Add-On Support & Fees

Bronze

Silver

Silver+

Gold

Diamond

Sapphire

Instruction Type Parent-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led
Student Grade Level 3 – 10 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12
Optimized Package for Post-High School Plan College, Trade School, or Career Public or Private University
Annual Assessments
in Quarter 4
$50 fee per student
Upgrade or Downgrade Support Package $100 fee per student
Graduation Fee N/A $150 ($300 for international families)
Summer Extension
of school year*
Available N/A
Early Start
for new school year
10% – 25% Increase N/A
Mission Program - gain practical experience for life-long ministry N/A $150/Semester or $250/Year

*Summer Extension fee is based on early registration pricing. Late registration will be subject to additional charges.

Availability Across Packages

Bronze

Silver

Silver+

Gold

Diamond

Sapphire

Instruction Type Parent-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led Teacher-led
Student Grade Level 3 – 10 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12
Optimized Package for Post-High School Plan College, Trade School, or Career Public or Private University
14-day Money Back Guarantee
$250 Enrollment Fee
for new students
New Student Onboarding Support (Enlightium 101)
Entrance Tests
for Academic Evaluation
Record Keeping
and Admin Support
Progressive Calendar to keep students on track
Student Progress Review
Weekly Student Progress Notices and Quarterly Progress Reports
Customer Service and Technical Support
Accredited Diploma by Cognia and ACSI N/A
Enlightium Academy Social Events
Invitation to Live Graduation Ceremony
Access to Naviance (Grades 6-12) N/A
International Student Program for Students Outside of U.S. Time Zones N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Enhanced Counselor Consultations* for Prospective Families

  Bronze

Silver

Silver+

Gold

Diamond

Sapphire

Student Grade Level 3 – 10 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12 3 – 12
Grades 3-7 $75 for 30-minutes ✔  ✔ 
Grades 8-12 (includes incoming freshmen) $150 for 60-minutes  ✔  ✔ 

*A qualified Enlightium counselor discuss your student's unique situation, including evaluating transcripts and other appropriate documentation you provide, to find out how Enlightium Academy can benefit your student, what enrollment with EA will look like in your circumstances, and to best prepare for the student’s post-high school plan.

Elective Pricing

High School Electives (Grades 9-12)

  Standard Electives
(Includes up to 1 credit of Offline Electives)
Premium Electives
(Includes All Paid Electives)
Bronze** Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Silver Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Silver+ Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Gold Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Diamond Up to 7.0 credits*, including 2.0 premium electives, at no extra cost
*Includes core courses such as English, math, and science
Premium High School Electives
Bronze*

Silver

Silver+

Gold

Diamond

Sapphire

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses (Grades 9-12) N/A $350 per credit $250 per credit
Care2Rock Online Music Lessons (Grades PreK-12) $650 per semester
$1,250 per year
Creative Kids Acting (Grades PreK-12) $650 per semester
$1,250 per year
Intro to Filmmaking (Grades 9-12) $350 per year
Photography 4 Teens (Grades 9-12) $250 per semester
Youtube 4 Teens (Grades 9-12) $250 per semester
**Available to grades 9-10.

Middle School Electives (Grades 6-8)

*Includes Offline Physical Education; Health Quest can be assigned instead per counselor approval. Physical Education elective is required for grades 3-8.Premium Middle School Electives
  Standard Electives
(Includes Offline Electives)
Premium Electives
(Includes All Paid Electives)
Bronze Up to six courses at no extra cost* Extra cost
Silver Up to six courses at no extra cost* Extra cost
Silver+ Up to six courses at no extra cost* Extra cost
Gold Up to six courses at no extra cost* Extra cost
Diamond Up to six courses at no extra cost (up to 6.5 courses)*
Sapphire Up to six courses at no extra cost (up to 6.5 courses)*
  Bronze

Silver

Silver+

Gold

Diamond

Sapphire

Care2Rock Online Music Lessons (Grades PreK-12) $650 per semester
$1,250 per year
Creative Kids Acting (Grades PreK-12) $650 per semester
$1,250 per year
Keyboarding I
(Grades 2-5; available to grades K-1 or 6-7 with counselor approval)
$50 for one quarter

Elementary School Electives (Grades 3-5)

*Offline Physical Education is assigned by default; Health Quest can be assigned instead per counselor approval. Physical Education elective is required for grades 3-8.

 

  Standard Electives
(Includes Offline Electives)
Premium Electives
(Includes All Paid Electives)
Bronze Offline Physical Education* Extra cost
Silver Offline Physical Education* Extra cost
Silver+ Offline Physical Education* Extra cost
Gold Offline Physical Education* Extra cost
Diamond Offline Physical Education* and up to 1.0 premium elective at no extra cost
Sapphire Offline Physical Education* and up to 1.0 premium elective at no extra cost
Premium Elementary School Electives
Care2Rock Online Music Lessons (Grades PreK-12) $650 per semester
$1,250 per year
Creative Kids Acting (Grades PreK-12) $650 per semester
$1,250 per year
Keyboarding I
(Grades 2-5; available to grades K-1 or 6-7 with counselor approval)
$50 for one quarter

Guarantee Discount and Money Back Badge

Discounts and Promotions Available for Full-Time Students

  • Prepayment Discount for 2023-2024: 10% off tuition
  • Prepayment Discount for 2024-2025: 24% off tuition during February, 2024
  • Family Discounts: 10% off tuition for two students & 20% off for three or more students
  • Active Military/Veteran: 10% off tuition
  • Pastoral Discount: 20% off tuition
  • Active Missionary Discount: 10% off tuition

Additional Notes:

  • Discounts cannot be combined.
  • Discounts are only offered to students enrolling full-time for the full year (or the remainder of the year). Discounts do not apply to part-time students.
  • Pastoral and missionary discounts are only offered for dependents of full-time pastors or missionaries whose ministry is their main source of income.
  • Documents for verification will be required to apply active military, veteran, pastoral, or missionary discounts.

 

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