The Polytech offers many pathways to students, enabling them to tie meaningful career-based instruction to high school graduation requirements. Recognizing that students come to us in different phases of their school career and have varying aspirations, each program is curated by one of our administrators.  We offer a high school diploma through a variety of options that include both high school and college credit, and encourage you to discuss your possibilities with The Polytech staff before enrolling to determine the best way to meet individual goals and timelines.

Tuition and Courses for Credit for 2020-21




Amount of Credits



One school year or 3 college quarters, 3 classes each

6 to 8 full year high school credits

Offers students the opportunity to earn credits through a combination of these options:

·       Courses taught by The Polytech online with a live certified high school teacher, either one-on-one or in small groups of 3-5 students

·       Accommodations integrated into instruction

·       College courses on site or online with support from our staff. The Polytech pays college tuition up to 15 credits when this is a part of the student’s program

·       Independent study and community-based learning experiences for high school credit

Each individual program will be determined through joint agreement with parents, student, and a Polytech administrator.


Any individual college quarter (3 classes each)

1.5-3.0 full year high school credits

$2,595 per semester, one time fee

Any single credit spread over one college quarter unless otherwise arranged.

0.5 high school credits (one semester) in a single subject.

When studying at a college level, this may transfer in as more credit

$500 per semester/one-time fee

Time-based community-based experience which may extend over 1 month up to 6 months

0.5 high school credits (one semester) in a single elective credit with a P/F grade awarded

Opportunity for students to earn high school credits for meaningful experiences within the community, including but not limited to:

  • physical activities such as yoga, horseback riding, martial arts, snowboarding, etc.
  • fine arts such as singing in a choir, private music lessons, community arts courses
  • internships and externships

$100 additional college credit hour surcharge

For any college credit hours beyond 15 in a quarter, additional tuition of $100 per hour is due. Parent is also responsible for any non-tuition fees, such as registration, testing, required materials like uniforms and tools, parking, and fees specific to an individual course. The Polytech will research and invoice these costs that are in excess of standard tuition.

 College credits earned generally translate to high school credit at a rate of 5 college quarter credits = 1.0 high school credits (full year). Talk with our staff to confirm the program and expected outcome for any individual student.


Additional Fees and Services



Description and Terms

$195/one-time fee

Enrollment and Registration Fee

Required of all incoming students - Covers all administrative charges for behind-the-scenes processes that are necessary to set up a program at The Polytech.  This fee is valid for a lifetime and students are welcome back at any time for any reason.


Education Consulting

Records review, meetings, and written reports as directed by individual student needs, including but not limited to assisting with school placement decisions, and representing the student at other meetings, including special education, custody, legal, and disciplinary issues.

$350 flat fee

Career Assessment

An interest inventory and career assessment typically completed within 4 hours. The Polytech staff explains the results and provides training to use the included job and career resource database that provides detailed information about duties, skills, outlook, salary and appropriateness of fit to the student’s profile. This is a useful option for any student seeking guidance on career paths, needing help with a job search, or wanting assistance with choosing a college major.


Educational Therapy

One-on-one customized instruction in academic, non-academic and socio-emotional realms, especially appropriate for neurodiverse learners. Services may include executive function strategies to improve organization, test-taking skills, time management, and self-advocacy; on-site support at a college campus to complete all steps of registration, including securing and implementing accommodations; and support through a job search and the transition into the workplace.



One-on-one academic instruction in English, math, science, social studies, Spanish and college readiness.

Support with career-based instruction in the pathways of health care, business and technology services, education, and engineering.


Transition Services

One-on-one support for students transitioning into college or the workplace who need to develop additional skills to become independent and successful adults. Services may include career assessments, identifying college and other training programs and registration, assistance negotiating and interacting with community-based services, strategies for using transportation and accessing housing services, and life skills.

All tuition and fees are due 10 days before the first day of the term, or immediately upon registration if enrolling later. The Enrollment and Registration fee is due at the time of agreement and necessary to hold a seat in the upcoming term. 


NOTE: Effective July 31, 2021, tuition rates for the 2021-22 school year go into effect and the following rates apply:



Amount of Credits 



One school year or 3 college quarters, 3 classes each 

6 to 8 full year high school credits 

Offers students the opportunity to earn credits through a combination of these options: 

  • Courses taught at The Polytech using a small group and one-on-one instruction format  
  • Accommodations integrated into instruction 
  • College courses on site at a community college with support from Polytech staff 
  • Supervised, individually-paced study sessions at The Polytech campus 
  • Independent study and community-based learning experiences supervised by The Polytech staff 

Each individual program will be determined through joint agreement with parents, student, and a Polytech administrator. 


Any individual college quarter (3 classes each) 

1.5-3.0 full year high school credits 

$2,725 per semester, flat fee 

Any single credit spread over one college quarter unless otherwise arranged. 

0.5 high school credits (one semester) in a single subject. 

When studying at a college level, this may transfer in as more credit