FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
All applications are initially reviewed by the Director of Finance and Human Resources. Data is compiled by the Financial Aid Committee. The final allocation of financial aid is approved by the Financial Aid Committee, based on the financial aid budget approved by the school board.
Financial need is determined by a review of the information provided by the family through the financial aid application and a follow-up phone call with the Director of Finance. The process is designed to keep all parent financial informaton strictly confidential.
The determination of need is a prayerful one on our part as we strive to be good stewards of the approximate $1 million WCHS has available each year for financial assistance of all kinds. The decision-making process takes into consideration both the income and expenses of each family, as well as other available assets. It has often been described as "more of an art than a science." Our desire is to assist as many families as possible to enable their student to enjoy the unparalleled experience of a WCHS education.
Starting in November each year, we begin receiving and reviewing applications for the following school year. To provide an official answer for financial aid, the admissions application must also be submitted, and the personal interview conducted for new students.
We work hard to provide a decision within a week or two of an application to enable families to have plenty of time to consider and make the important decision to enroll their student.
Complete your application with your best estimates. An estimated grant will be offered but will not be made official until after a copy of your tax return is received. We must receive a copy of your tax return before the start of school in August/September.
No, CIF regulations prohibit athletic scholarships for any high school.