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Enrollment & Tuition

Before enrolling at RTS, we request that all these steps are followed to ensure that we are the right fit for you and your family:

Enrollment Process

Step 1: Research


Please take time to review our FAQ page, our Values page, and our Further Reading resources to better understand the philosophies and research that inspire the learning environment we create. We also suggest reading some past Monthly Messengers for a glimpse at a day in the life at RTS.


Step 2: Tour


If you like what you're learning and you're curious to know more, please schedule a tour here.  Tours are strongly encouraged for all who are considering enrollment. Tours are an opportunity to show you around campus and answer any questions that come up. Tours are designed primarily for parents, however children and youth are welcome to join as well.


Step 3: Apply for Trial Day

After a tour you will be sent a link to apply to schedule a trial day. If RTS feels like a good fit for your family, apply for the trial day. Once the application has been submitted and your child is eligible, your child may be added to our waitlist or invited to schedule a trial day when space is available. The trial day is an opportunity for your child(ren) to experience first-hand what a day at Rock Tree Sky is like. It is also an opportunity for mentors to observe and learn more about your child.

 

Please review our Family Handbook prior to your child's trial day. 

 


Step 4: Sign & Return Enrollment Agreement


Provided that space is available and we are in agreement to move forward, you will be emailed an enrollment agreement which you will be requested to review, sign and return to our Admission Coordinator along with your deposit. Enrollment agreements can be returned via email (admissions@rocktreesky.org) or can be delivered to our office on your child's first day at RTS. 

Tuition

Rock Tree Sky is committed to being an economically diverse community. We work with families of all financial backgrounds and offer assistance to make RTS widely accessible. We have never turned a family away due to lack of funds. Public School and Charter School Partnerships* also offer financial assistance to families. 

 

Please view our fee schedule for 2023/24 here.  

The Fee Schedule for 2024/25 can be found here.


*Please contact your specific public/charter school for limitations regarding days of attendance. 

Enrollment Partnerships

Enrollment partnerships can enrich you child's educational experience and assist in funding attendance at Rock Tree Sky. Rock Tree Sky is excited to partner with public schools and charter schools. 

How They Work

Rock Tree Sky is an approved vendor for several schools, including Ojai Unified School District's Independent Study Program, Summit Schoolas well as The Blue Ridge Academy, Compass Charter School, and Golden Valley Charter School, all of which provide educational funds that can be utilized for enrichment at RTS.  

 

Please understand that school enrollment, including Summit School, is separate from RTS and each school may have its own waitlist at times. To learn more about Summit School, please see their website linked here

If you do not see your school listed here, please don't hesitate to ask us about partnership possibilities.  Please ​contact us for more information.  You can reach our Admissions Director, Naphtalie, at admissions@rocktreesky.org for information on school partnerships and vendor relations.

*Please contact your specific charter school for limitations with regards to attendance at Rock Tree Sky.

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