Tuition charges from an accredited virtual school.
Course specific textbooks and instructional curriculum guides.
Course-specific manipulatives and supplemental materials, with accompanying teaching resources.
Consumable course materials.
Shipping costs and U.S. tax associated with the educational materials.
Costs or fees for course-required or end-of-year examinations/tests, and PSAT for grades 8-10, as consistent with U.S. public school requirements.
Surcharge for international fees associated with SAT and ACT.
Group lessons for music, art and non-team related PE.
Grades K-6: 2 hours a week for each content area.
Grades 7-12: 4 hours per week for each content area.
Access Fees charged by libraries, recreation facilities and schools, which provide resources for HS/PI/VS students including:
libraries (both online and at post) to conduct research for projects and other coursework.
recreation facilities for group physical education.
at-post schools that allow students not enrolled in the school to participate in education-related curriculum activities, school athletic or extracurricular teams, school group music activities, school group physical education activities or debate team activities.
Access to digital learning resources: for a recognized and accredited program of study, an accredited virtual schooling program or other authorized program. The term "digital learning" refers to "any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student's learning experience and encompasses a wide spectrum of tools and practices". This includes:
interactive learning resources that engage students in academic content.
access to online databases, other primary source documents, and eBooks subscriptions for core curriculum courses.
the use of data and information to personalize learning and provide targeted supplementary instruction.
online and computer-based assessments.
Electronic device and other rentals such as computer, laptop, and/or other electronic device of curriculum-related equipment; and other items such as band instruments, provided the fee does not result in the ownership (lease to own or purchase) of any device or instrument.
Required testing materials: by either the home study program, accredited program of study under private instruction of the accredited virtual schooling program or other authorized program.
Fees for a need-based private instructor associated with a recognized and/or accredited home study program. Pre-approval requires the sponsor to submit a request which must indicate the specific course and the amount of time necessary for the private instructor to teach the content.