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All-inclusive* Tuition

At Christian Academy of Knoxville, we believe that investing in a high quality, Christ-centered education for your child is one of the most beneficial gifts you can give them. CAK's unique all-inclusive* tuition includes many items that are often add-ons at other independent schools. These include: 

Tuition Assistance is available! 

Tuition Information 2020-2021

Preschool 3-day week: $4,805
Preschool 5-day week: $7,770

Kindergarten: $10,305
Pre-1st to 2nd: $11,975
3rd and 4th: $12,165
5th: $12,285

6th and 7th: $13,725
8th: $13,805

* Most activities are included in tuition. However, some elective activities are not included such as optional iPad insurance, athletic fees, extracurricular music fees (Jr. Praise, musical theatre, ensemble), senior trip, drivers ed, student parking pass, certain electives (art, music, graphic design, and photography), academic center, mission trips, aftercare, and fees for AP or dual enrollment courses. The application fee for new families is $250. The continuous enrollment fee is $250 for preschool and $500 for Kindergarten-11th grades. Learn more about continuous enrollment here.

Tuition Assistance and Discounts

Many CAK families qualify for our tuition assistance program, which is similar to college financial aid. Applying for financial assistance will not affect your enrollment process, and we encourage our K-12 families to apply. Apply for Tuition Assistance HERE

In addition to tuition assistance, we also offer the following standard discounts for our 5-day a week preschool and K-12 students (3-day preschool is not eligible for discounts): 

  • Multi-child:  Parents with multiple children at CAK receive 5% off the second child's tuition, 10% off the third child's tuition, and 20% off the fourth child's tuition 
  • Early Pay Discount - Pay in full by July 10 to receive a $150 discount; Pay by semester to receive a $50 discount ($25 credited by July 10 and  $25 credited by January 10) 
  • CAK Faculty and Staff Discount - Current employees, please see Human Resources for details 

**NEW** Starting in the 2020-2021 academic year, CAK is offering the following discounts to our K-12 students who have a parent who is in one of the following groups. Discounts cannot be combined (except for early pay). For questions or more information, reach out to our admissions office at

  • CAK Alumni - Parents who are alumni of CAK receive a 15% discount 
  • Full-Time Pastors - Parents who are full-time active pastors where being a pastor is their primary career receive a 50% discount (this is currently being offered for 2019-2020 as well) 
  • Part-Time Pastors - Parents who are part-time active pastors and/or who have another full-time job that is their primary source of income receive a 15% discount 
  • Full-Time Active Military - Parents who are full-time and active in the military receive a 20% discount 
  • Full-Time Active First Responders - Parents who are full-time and active first responders receive a 20% discount
  • Certified Teachers - Parents who are certified teachers employed full-time in Knox and/or surrounding counties receive a 15% discount 


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