Financial FAQs

Financial Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When are statements sent to me?
  • Family account statements are emailed each month approximately 7-10 days before the next payment due date.  They are sent in Adobe Reader (.pdf) format.  Account balances can also be viewed online via the Circle Dashboard.

When are payments due?
  • Payments are due on the 1st of the month (August – May)

Are there late fees?
  • Yes.  Late tuition fees in the amount of $25.00 are assessed on the 7th of the month.

Can I pay my bill online?

Does Circle offer a tuition discount?
  • No.  Circle will not offer a tuition discount for the 2017-2018 school year.


Does Circle accept the McKay, Step Up for Students, or any other scholarships?
  • No. Circle does not accept these scholarships.


Is it possible to have my bill paid automatically each month through my credit card?
  • Yes.  Many Circle families are participating in our Monthly Credit Card Processing program.  Your credit card is charged on the 1st of each month and a revised account statement is emailed to you by the 10th of each month.
  • To participate, download the Authorization Form and submit it to the Circle office via mail (2134 Kentucky Avenue, Winter Park, FL  32789) or fax (407-740-8580).  FOR SECURITY REASONS, NEVER EMAIL CREDIT CARD INFORMATION.
  • This is an annual program.  If a family participated last year, an updated form must be submitted to continue participation for the upcoming school year.


I am not receiving my statement via email.  Why?
  • First, make sure that we have your current email address on file.
  • Second, some email providers filter attachments for security purposes.  You may need to adjust your email settings to allow for attachments from designated senders such as

I am past due on my account.  What should I do?
  • We recognize that some of our families face financial challenges during the year for a variety of reasons. Communication is very important.  Please contact Mike Stroup ( at the Circle offices to establish a payment plan and to remain in good standing. It is our desire to work with our families during challenging times.
  • As per school policy, family accounts that are not in good standing will be ineligible to:
  1. Maintain enrollment in classes or programs. ** Students may be denied access to attend. **
  2. Receive student testing results
  3. Obtain academic records or transcripts
  4. Participate in athletic programs
  5. Register for classes / programs for the upcoming school year

The school year has started and I would like to drop my child from some classes or programs.  Will my bill be reduced accordingly?
  • It depends on when the class is dropped.  Please see the policy for dropping classes noted below:

Dropping Classes

  • Registration ended in June.
  • The financial commitment for each class / program is for the entire academic school year.
  • Circle provides these programs based on the demand of its families. Each class is evaluated based upon student enrollment to meet the expenses related to such class selections.
  • We do recognize that situations do change prior to the start of the new school year.
  • For Classes / Programs dropped between the close of the registration period (June) and August 31st, families will be responsible for two (2) months participation fees for the dropped class / program in lieu of the ten (10) month participation as was previously agreed upon at the time of registration.
  • For classes dropped after August 31, families will be responsible for the entire class / program fee.
  • Registration fees are non-refundable.


Where can I find more detailed information about your financial policies?
  • Circle’s financial policies can be viewed HERE