Algood Christian Elementary
A Seventh-day Adventist Christian K-8 Elementary School
2660 Highway 111 North
Algood, TN 38506
ACE is operated primarily for the benefit of all Seventh-day Adventist families in the local area. However, other students of good character may be admitted by the school board upon application if there is available space and all other requirements are met as outlined in this handbook. Admission to ACE is a privilege and may be withheld or withdrawn by the school at its discretion.
No discrimination on the basis of gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin is made in regard to education policies, admission, or any of the school activities.
-A child must be at least five years of age by Aug. 15 to enroll in kindergarten.
-A child must be at least six years of age by Aug. 15 to enroll in the first grade.
-State-certified birth certificate
-Legal verification of immunizations (physician’s signature)
-Latest report card (new students)
-Completed forms as part of the application packets from the school office or online
-Registration will not be allowed unless the previous year’s debts are paid, or
arrangements have been made
-3 references: at least one of which will need to be from a previous academic setting, and the other two references preferably from a pastor and/or non-family member.
All new students and parents, and/or guardians, must interview with the teacher prior to admittance, and, once admitted, will be on a one year probationary status.
Applicants will not be allowed to attend classes until all admission requirements have been completed and the student has been approved by the school board.
2019-2020 Registration Fees and Tuition Rates
Tuition: $325 per month
Tuition: $355 per month
Other Church Denominations
Tuition: $410 per month
General Financial Information
-When families register their student(s) during early registration, they will be paying $200 of the $425 Entrance Fee per student. The remaining balance of $225 plus August tuition will be due by the start of August prior to the first day of school.
-Students without August’s tuition paid will be asked not to attend until it has been paid.
-Tuition must be paid promptly by the 5th of each month.
-If your account is 30 days in the rear, you have five business days to contact the school board chair to make financial arrangements, or on the 6th business day, your student(s) will not be allowed to attend.
-Student report cards, records, and transcripts will not be released until all financial obligations have been met.
-No student will be re-enrolled until all outstanding financial obligations have been resolved.
-Registration fees are collected for registration processing, insurance, yearbooks, library fees, testing materials, various other instructional materials, textbook rental, field trip t-shirt, and field trips. These fees are non refundable.
-There is no multiple-student discount.