Little Flock Christian Academy has partnered with SmartAid a new platform with Smart Tuition to better serve our families. We always have our families in mind as we strive to make LFCA better. This will allow our families to apply for financial aid for the upcoming school year using the Smart Aid link below. Financial Assistance cannot be combined with any other LFCA discount. Please note that Little Flock Christian Academy has all authority regarding financial awards. The greater savings will be used. All applicants will be contacted and made aware of awards in late May or early June.
Note: You MUST be enrolled for the upcoming school year to apply.
Please read all information below before clicking on the link.
Access Application: https://smartaidforparents.com
School ID Code: Little Flock Christian Academy: 11876
Application opens: 03/01/2017
Eligible Grades: Kindergarten – 8th Grade
Smart Aid Fees
• Processing Fee (required): $35
• Parent Report Fee (optional): $8 **This report does not display recommendations for tuition aid.**
Required Supporting Documentation
Applications submitted without documentation will not be processed.
• Most recent paystubs and W-2 forms for all jobs
• Most recently filed tax return: 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ with all schedules
• Most recently filed business tax return: 1120, 1120S, 1065 (if applicable)
• Supplemental income documentation: social security income, welfare, food stamps, child support, worker’s compensation, unemployment, veterans benefits, housing allowance, etc.
Application IDs must be included on all documents. Failure to include your ID will delay processing of your application.
• Direct Upload: https://smartaidforparents.com (login with your username and password)
• Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Fax: (732)-862-1331
• Email Support: email@example.com
• Phone Support: (800)-360-8027
Notification of Financial Assistance
Once your application is processed, a financial aid recommendation will be forwarded to Little Flock Christian Academy. All final financial assistance decisions, including notification of an award amount (if any) will be made by Little Flock Christian Academy. If you have not received notification regarding financial assistance, contact the financial administrator at Little Flock Christian Academy.
Financial Assistance 2017 – 2018 Online Instructions
2.Section 1 – Household Information
Parent/Guardian: Enter the parent or guardian’s contact information. Please be sure to enter all fields with accuracy.
Dependent: Enter all dependents that live in the household. For dependents in college, select the “attending another private school” status option. Please be sure to enter all fields with accuracy.
3.Section 2 – Selecting A School
Enter your school’s five-digit code or name in the search box. If you want to search for schools near you that are participating in the Smart Aid program, you can search by city and state. Make your selection by checking the select checkbox. Once a school or multiple schools are selected, you will then need to select the student(s) you wish to apply for aid at the appropriate school(s). After the school(s) have been selected, you will then need to select the upcoming grade for the student, student code (if applicable), and tuition expected for the upcoming year.
4.Section 3 – Income & Expenses
Enter any income the household receives, employment, business or supplemental. If the work status is selected as ‘employed’, ‘self-employed’, ‘unemployed, receiving benefits’, or ‘disabled, receiving benefits,’ you will be required to enter this income source in the appropriate section before moving through the application. Please enter all expenses as they pertain to your household. Please be sure to enter all fields with accuracy.
5.Section 4 – Assets & Debts
Enter all assets and debts as they pertain to your household. Please be sure to enter all fields with accuracy.
6.Section 5 – Special Circumstances
Check off any special circumstance that pertains to your household. If no option available best describes your household’s circumstance, please check ‘other’ and describe your situation.
7.Section 6 – Submit
If your school uses family school codes, please be sure to make the appropriate selection. Please agree to Smart Aid’s terms and conditions. Click SUBMIT to complete your online application.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who should complete this aid application?
A: Whomever the child resides with should fill this application out, whether it is a parent, grandparent, aunt/uncle, or legal guardian. There is a section within the application where you can enter contributions from non-custodial parents and relatives.
Q: Why do I need to input my spouse’s information if I am remarried and they are not legally responsible for my children?
A: Smart Aid’s calculation works off of the total household income, therefore including all income, whether the party is legally responsible for your children or not. Our system, however, does take into effect your spouse’s expenses as well as their income. It is important to list all expenses that are asked of within the application.
Q: I do not have the required tax documents. HELP!
A: Include the most recent tax documentation you have available. If you are asked for a specific line from a tax document that you have not yet completed, please estimate the projected amount.
Q: How will I know if I qualify for assistance or not?
A: We do not disclose information about the results of your application. All final tuition assistance decisions, including notification of an award amount (if any); will be made by Little Flock Christian Academy. If you have not received notification regarding financial assistance, contact the financial administrator at Little Flock Christian Academy.
Link to SmartAid: https://smartaidforparents.com