FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Frequently Asked Questions
What are your hours of operation?
School is in session from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Children may arrive by 8:30am and be picked up no later than 4:00 pm for no additional charge.
Is Before and After School Care available?
Before and After School Care is available from 7:30 am-6:00pm. The cost is $6.00 for the morning and $8.00 a day for the afternoon. Please provide a snack in aftercare. If you need Before and After Care the costs is $12.00 daily. For families with more than one child the cost is $5.00 for Before Care and $7.00 for After Care per child.
Is lunch available for purchase?
Lunch is available for purchase for $5.50 a day.
Do children have homework? How much?
Children have homework assigned to them on a weekly basis. There are also special projects assigned over the course of the year. The teaching staff requires a reasonable amount of homework to reinforce skills and concepts the students are learning. The staff recognizes that the children have after school activities and family obligations, and homework levels are manageable.
Are special services available for speech therapy, reading assistance etc?
Yes, special services are available through the Galloway Township Child Study Team, if services are determined to be needed via the Team and the Highland Academy Staff. The Highland Academy staff also assists families in obtaining services through public and private means as needed for all their students.
Do you have field trips?
There are regular field trips throughout the year. Recent trips include visiting Science and Art Museums, Pumpkin Patch visits, Attendance at music and theatrical productions and many more!
Do you offer extra curricular activities?
Yes, activities vary year to year and have included music lessons, singing lessons, gymnastic classes, karate classes, ceramics, and others.
All children are required to wear Highland Academy Uniforms?
Yes, all uniforms are purchased through Action Uniform in Pleasantville.
What are the tuition rates? Are there sibling discounts?
Please call us for the tuition rates, sibling discounts are offered. Our school tuition rates are comparable to other private schools in the area.
Does Highland Academy have any religious affiliations?
The school is an independent school with no religious affiliations. We welcome families from all religions, races, nationalities, and cultures.
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Monday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM