Parents of all registered students, both continuing and new students, will be mailed a tuition invoice on June 2nd for the 2005–06 academic year. Tuition fees for the 2005–06 academic year are:

  Grade
Tuition Fees
Preschool: 2-day
$ 2,150
Preschool: 3-day
$ 3,170
Preschool: 4-day
$ 3,970
Preschool: 5-day
$ 4,730
Kindergarten 
$ 5,390
Grades 1–3
$ 11,290
Grades 4–6
$ 12,000
Grades 7–9
$ 12,520
Grades 10–12
$ 12,980
Boarding Students — Grades 9, 10-12 
$24,430, $24,810

The semester tuition payment for each student is due prior to the beginning of each semester on August 10, 2005 and January 4, 2006.

Students are required to learn Transcendental Meditation® technique prior to attending Maharishi School.

Family Discount: Families with more than two children attending Maharishi School receive a 10% discount on the annual tuition for the additional child(ren). The two oldest students are charged full tuition and the younger student(s) receives a 10% tuition discount.

Late Payment Fee: A $100 per student late fee is charged for tuition payments received after August 10 and January 4. Only students whose tuition is paid before the first day of class each semester will be permitted to attend class.

Preschool children are 2–4 years old by September 15, 2005. Preschool children have the option to attend class 2, 3, 4 or 5 mornings per week.

At Maharishi Preschool, very high standards are maintained for each child’s happiness, comfort, and ability to cooperate in a group. Preschool should be easy and nourishing for the child, and the School reserves the right to decide that a child is not ready to adjust to the program. In this case, the Preschool Director will discuss the situation with the parents, and a pro-rated refund will be given.

Maharishi School has a fundraising program that requires parental participation. This is to ensure that everyone shares in the fundraising responsibilities needed to operate the School. Every parent is obliged to participate in our School’s fundraising efforts. This includes participation in the Fairfield Bike Fest, Holiday Gift Store, Ideal Shopping Program, Golf Tournament and/or other fundraising drives. This obligation should be met by May 31, 2006. Alternately, parents may pay $500 per student ($100 per Preschool student) to satisfy this obligation. For further information about these fundraising activities, please call the Development Office at 472-0094.

Word of Wisdom and Transcendental Meditation Program
Transcendental Meditation is a fundamental aspect of the education at Maharishi School. Students may receive instruction in the Transcendental Meditation or Word of Wisdom technique at the Transcendental Meditation Program Center located on the Maharishi University of Management campus (641/472-4514) or at the nearest Transcendental Meditation Program Center if they do not live in Fairfield.

The cost of instruction in the Word of Wisdom and Transcendental Meditation program is not included in the annual tuition. Children of parents who are not instructors in the Transcendental Meditation technique are required to pay this instruction fee.

TM-Sidhi Program
Beginning in grade 7, students ages 13–14 are eligible to apply for the Youth Invincibility Course (YIC). There is a one-time course fee in addition to annual tuition. Students age 15 or over are eligible to apply for the Center Invincibility Course (CIC). The fee for CIC is in addition to annual tuition. Students collectively practice these programs twice a day in school as part of their regular daily schedule.

Written requests for refunds, from parents of students in good standing, who withdraw according to School procedures, will be processed as follows:

  Withdrawal Date Tuition Refund
Pre–semester 100%
Within 2 weeks 80%
Within 4 weeks 60%
Within 6 weeks 40%
Within 8 weeks 20%
After 8 weeks 0%

Please Note:

  • Withdrawals must be processed through Maharishi School Office of Admissions
  • Parents who have secured a tuition loan from a local bank are responsible for paying any non-refundable portion of tuition directly to the bank. Refundable portions will be paid directly to the lending bank.
  • Refunds are generally not given to students not in good standing at the time of leaving School.
  • Pre-semester refunds exclude the Registration deposit.

Parents who have any questions about these guidelines should please contact the Administrative Offices of Maharishi School, at 472–9400.

Thank you.

Business Office, 804 North Third Street, Fairfield, Iowa 52556
Tel: (641) 472-9400 Fax: (641) 472-1211

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