New students must submit a non-refundable application fee of $50 with a completed enrollment application.
Upon acceptance, a student must pay a non-refundable registration fee. To secure placement for the coming year, a student must satisfy all financial obligations, including the presentation of proof of awarded scholarships and the payment of all applicable fees, including application, registration, and curriculum fees.
When a student's monthly installment payments are scheduled to begin in June, the student may include the curriculum fee as part of the 11-month payment plan. Otherwise, a student's curriculum fees are due in full no later than June 30. Seats are considered forfeited by all students who fail to pay or make arrangements to pay the curriculum fee by June 30.

TUITION & FEES 2020-2021

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Children of City of Life Church members are eligible for a discount on the above rates. A "member" is defined as an adult who has graduated Growth Track prior to registration and who actively supports City of Life Church through regular church attendance, involvement, and consistent financial contributions.

Monthly tuition payments are collected through FACTS. FACTS will deduct the agreed upon monthly payment on either the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th of each month, beginning in June and concluding in April. COLCA's Admissions Department will assist parents in completing a FACTS agreement to cover the monthly tuition payments.

Installment payments for the school year are made from June through April. Consequently, all application, registration, and curriculum fees are due immediately when a student enrolls after June 30. Additionally, a portion of the annual tuition will become due immediately when a student enrolls late. Students cannot attend classes without satisfying these requirements.


Field Trips and Extracurricular: Field trips and extracurricular activities are school sponsored activities that enrolled students pay for in order to participate.  The average number of field trips is two per grade during the school year. The cost varies each year. An estimated field trip costs may be  between $35-$200 per student. Information about field trip dates will be sent home at least three or four weeks before the field trip date. Parents are responsible to pay the full amount in order to participate. All students are required to attend field trips.

Additional Expenses: All students are required to purchase uniforms. There are additional costs associated with graduation (caps and gowns). Other fees apply if a student wishes to purchase class pictures or yearbooks or if a student chooses to participate in missionary trips, the school's lunch program, team sports, field trips, the homecoming dance, the annual high school prom, or Before & After-School Care.


The following scholarships are available to qualifying children who attend City of Life Christian Academy. For information regarding these scholarship programs and for instructions on how to apply, please visit the website of the applicable scholarship.