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Registration Fee? Every year?

I was just wondering how many other schools do this?? We have to pay a registration fee every school year at the beginning of school. my friends in this area, whose kids attend different districts, have never heard of this. So, anyone else?? Do you pay a fee every year?

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tracy0812

Asked by tracy0812 at 6:58 AM on Mar. 5, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • Yep. We have a $20 per kid,$75 cap per family fee every year for "administrative costs"
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:01 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • We don't pay a fee directly, BUT I live in Taxachusetts so I'm sure I pay a fee somehow!
    KPBMom

    Answer by KPBMom at 7:04 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • No, but we do pay a fee for sports yearly.
    tessiedawg

    Answer by tessiedawg at 7:04 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • Yes. $120/student in grade school. It'll be higher in high school. Same back in Chicago when I was in school. It works that way in a lot of places.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 7:24 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • There was no fee when my kids went to public school. In fact, the specific school my kids went to provided everything - pencils, paper, all of it. Of course, they also provided a crappy education and had a sh*tty principal, but at least it didn't cost me.
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 7:35 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • yup- some states none at all and some more than others.
    Texas wasn't bad but Utah was
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 8:33 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • Not for our public schools, but I pay a yearly registration fee for my son's preschool and for all camps and extracurricular activities.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 8:36 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • Yes we do here. Its to help pay for schools since they keep getting their funding cut.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 9:00 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • No fee here, but I live in Los Angeles, and we are TAXED to death.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 9:25 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

  • Not for my son's school but I pay a yearly registration fee for his after school program.
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 9:27 AM on Mar. 5, 2013

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