An investment with 

lifelong returns

Keeping Tuition Affordable

We understand that tuition rates are an important factor when deciding on a school. Tacoma Baptist Schools is committed to making christian education affordable. We want to help your family discover if our school is a good fit and then work with you to make the numbers add up.

Family Referral Reward

Who Is Eligible to Receive the Family Referral Reward?  Currently enrolled families, faculty, & staff are eligible.
How Does It Work?  All enrolled TBS families who refer a new family that enrolls and attends for the 2020-2021 school year receive $1000 to be applied to their school account in the Fall ($500) and Spring ($500) semesters.
All families must remain enrolled and in good standing for the school year to be eligible for the discount.

2020-2021 Tuition Rates

Families may pay the annual tuition at one time or set up a monthly payment plan in FACTS.
High School (Grades 9-12) $9,700/year
Middle School (Grades 6-8) $8,850/year
Elementary (Grades K-5) $7,700/year
Pre-Kindergarten (full-day) $6,250/year (contact the admissions office about part day options)
Preschool 3's (Part time) $3, 125/year (contact the admissions office about full day options)
Click here for INTERNATIONAL student rates and fees.

Miscellaneous Fees

  • Student Application Fee $50 per student
  • Registration Fee $200 per student

  • Re-enrollment Fee $200 per student (before July 15, 2020)

  • Grades 9-12 $425
  • Grades 6-8 $375
  • Grades K-5 $325
  • Grades PS & PreK $275

For a complete list and description of Tuition and Fees for the 2020-2021 school year, please see the attached document.
Interested in Transportation?  Visit our Transportation Page for more information and fee schedule.

What does my Student Services fee cover?

Field Trip Transportation
Outdoor School
HS retreat
Back to school T-shirt
AP class instructor fee
Lab fees
Technology Fees (i.e. - Digital Photography)
Art fees
Terra Nova Testing
PSAT Testing
ASB card that admits TBS students into home games (excluding District Playoffs)


  • Annual Paid-in-Full Discounts
    • 6% by June 15
    • 4% by July 15
    • 2% by August 15
  • Service Discounts (Military & Pastors)
  • Multiple-Child
Discounts apply to tuition only and are not applied to Student Service Fees or Optional Program Fees.  Multiple discounts are not awarded.

Tuition Assistance

After submitting an application for admission, families can start the process of applying for tuition assistance.  Apply online at The priority deadline for returning families to apply for assistance is June 1. The amount awarded is 0% - 40% (to include any multiple-child discount) and is applied to tuition only.

Christa Bergquist

Accounts Receivable

Debi Hayes

Business Manager