FAQ

The following are frequently asked questions about the programs and community at Sayers Classical Academy.  If you do not see your question listed below, please submit a contact form or send an email to Office@SayersClassical.org.

  • What are the hours of your programs?

    PreK and Kindergarten begin at 8:00 am and dismiss at 12:30pm.  Grades 1 through 12 begin at 8:00 am and end at 3:30 pm.
  • What are the age requirements for entry to PreK and Kindergarten?

    PreK students must be three years old by August 1st and they also must be completely toilet trained.  Students going into Kindergarten must be five years old by August 1st; however, we recommend waiting until age six in order to maximize this crucial year in our curriculum.  
  • Do the PreK and Kindergarten students eat lunch in class?

    Yes, both PreK and Kindergarten will have lunch prior to their 12:30 pm dismissal.
  • What is the difference between the 2 Day and the 3 Day programs?

    Please review the Program Options page in our Academic section for details.
  • Do you accept students mid-year?

    No, due to the rigorous nature of our academics, we do not accept students mid-year.  
  • What is the typical class size?

    Class sizes at Sayers are relatively small.  Kindergarten and grades 1-4 classes are limited to 10-12 students, but may also be smaller.  Class sizes within grades 5-12 vary based on subject and scheduling but are typically between 10-20 students.  
  • Do you gender separate in certain grade levels?

    Yes, when there are a sufficient number of students in grades 3 through 8, we try to gender separate with most subjects.  
  • Do you provide training for parents?

    Yes, there are training sessions required for both new and returning parents.  These sessions cover such things as the phonogram/spelling curriculum, Latin in grades 3 &4, the Sayers’ binder system, etc.  
  • What is the expected level of involvement for SCA parents?

    There is a high level of parental involvement expected because we believe that the education of children is primarily the parent’s responsibility.  Our aim is to partner with parents, not replace them.  Read more about this partnership in Our Mission and Community Agreements.
  • If I want to attend a Prospective Families Meeting, what should I do?

    The Prospective Families Meeting are a required step in the application process.  Please be sure to submit an RSVP form so that we can plan for your attendance.  
  • What extracurricular are available through SCA?

    We are thankful for our students to have the opportunity to participate in the arts, various sports and ministry opportunities.  You may read more about these under Student Life.  
  • Where do I purchase the required uniform?

    Most uniform items are purchased from Parker School Uniforms.   You may view and order student uniforms online at Parker School Uniform’s website.  For any questions about the uniforms, please call Parker School Uniforms at (502) 899-9902. 
  • Where can I find the SCA calendar?

    After you are enrolled, the SCA Calendar will be accessed through ParentsWeb.  If you have specific questions, please send them to Office@SayersClassical.org.
  • Where can I find updated supply list for each grade level?

    Updated supply list are posted in August within ParentsWeb.  
  • What payment plans are available for tuition?

    There are three payment plans available:  (1) Pay in Full, (2) Two Equal Payments, and (3) Monthly Payment Plan, which involves paying the first half during the summer and the second half through nine monthly payments.  You will receive more information during Online Enrollment.  
  • Do you offer any type of discounts?

    Yes, families re-enrolling from the previous year within the Early Enrollment period receive a $200 per student discount.  They must also attend required meetings and trainings in order to qualify for the discount.
  • Where I can learn more about Classical, Christian education?

    Please read our approach On Classical Education and the influential essay by Dorothy Sayers, “The Lost Tools of Learning.”  We also recommend An Introduction to Classical Education by Christopher Perrin.