San Tan Charter School offers tuition-free half day Kindergarten as well as a tuition-funded full day Kindergarten program.

Curriculum Highlights

The Mainstream and Gifted Curriculum includes: Imagine It! – Language program, enVisionMATH – Mathematics program, Words Their Way – Spelling program, Music, Art, Physical Education (PE),  Standards-Based Science and Social Studies, Character Counts – Six Pillars of Character, and Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Testing.

The Montessori Curriculum includes: Math and Geometry, Cultural Studies: Science and Social Studies, Language Arts: Reading and Writing, Practical Life, Physical Education (PE), STREAMS, Outdoor Environment, Peace Education, Music, Character Counts – Six Pillars of Character, and Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Testing.

Full Day Kindergarten

Our full day Kindergarten program tuition is $3,000.00 for the 10-month academic school year.  Tuition can be paid in full at any time or can be billed monthly.

Registration Fee: A $300.00 non-transferable, non-refundable fee for the first month of school, paid at the time of registration.

Tuition Policy: San Tan Charter School has a 10-month academic year for all classes. Tuitions are based on the full year’s fee of $3000.00 divided into 10 equal monthly payments of $300.00, for your convenience. Payments are billed on the 1st of each month for the following month by email, beginning in August and ending in April. Tuition is due by the 11th of the month. Tuition is not refunded or pro-rated due to absences caused by illness, vacations, withdrawal/dismissal, or otherwise.

Tuition Schedule

Schedule Month Due Date Amount
Month 1
Registration Registration $300.00
Month 2 August Aug 1 – Aug 11 $300.00
Month 3 September Sep 1 – Sep 11 $300.00
Month 4 October Oct 1 – Oct 11 $300.00
Month 5 November Nov 1 – Nov 11 $300.00
Month 6 December Dec 1 – Dec 11 $300.00
Month 7 January Jan 1 – Jan 11 $300.00
Month 8 February Feb 1 – Feb 11 $300.00
Month 9 March Mar 1 – Mar 11 $300.00
Month 10 April Apr 1 – Apr 11 $300.00

Billing Policy: Invoices will be emailed on the 1st of the month. All receipts of payment will also be sent by email after payment is made.

If billing needs to be split between two parties, please provide information for both parties and inform the front desk when turning in registration paperwork.

Payments: Credit Cards on File: Payment can be put on a credit card by filling out a form provided by the front office during registration. If a credit card is put on file for tuition, the credit card will be run on the 11th for tuition payments.  Credit card payments may be cancelled by notifying the Finance Department at least one business day prior to the scheduled payment date at 480-222-0811.

Checks: A check can be mailed or dropped off to the front office. Please write your child’s name under the memo line and a phone number at the top of a check. A $25.00 fee will be charged on any returned check.

Credit/Debit Card: A card can be swiped at the front office during business hours. You will receive a credit/debit receipt of the card transaction, but receipt of payment will be emailed after recorded.

Change of Information: It is the Parent(s) responsibility to inform the school of any changes to phone numbers, email addresses, addresses or name changes.

Failure to Pay:  All invoices will be given a 4 day grace period after the due date. Payments not received by the 15th day will incur a $15 non-refundable late fee. Every 15 days thereafter of non-payment will incur an additional 5% fee of the original amount due. The Parent agrees to pay the aforementioned tuition and fees as specified, time being of the essence with respect thereto. In the event of non-payment of any funds due hereunder, San Tan Charter School reserves the right to cancel this agreement and to exclude the child from participation in the instruction, and unpaid amounts could result in being sent to a collection agency. In the event that it becomes necessary for San Tan Charter School to employ a collection agency and/or attorney for collection of any amounts due under this agreement, parent agrees to pay all the costs and expenses incurred by San Tan Charter School, whether or not litigation is initiated, including, but not limited to all postage fees, attorney fees, and court costs incurred by San Tan Charter School. Delinquent accounts will be sent to a company or lawyer employed by the school for collections management. If payment is still delinquent at the end of the second month the student’s attendance will be suspended on the 1st day of the next month.

If you have any questions, please contact the Recker front office by calling 480-222-0811 and selecting 1 for Recker Campus.

Learn more about our Elementary Programs.