FAQ

Our most frequently asked questions

Yes. Tipping Point Academy qualifies for school tax credits and maintains partnerships with two School Tuition Organizations (STOs).

Not only will Tipping Point Academy applicants have access to scholarships through school tax credits, but applicants will benefit from guidance provided by our staff and/or consultants who are knowledgeable about ESA and STO scholarships.

Yes, parents may elect to pay monthly. See our website for terms.

Tuition is $7500 per year. Parents may elect to pay in full for the year or use one of our monthly plans.

Original Scholarships are funded through the Original Individual Tax Credit Law, enacted in 1997 as A.R.S. 43-1089. Any student enrolled in a private school in grades K-12 (or a preschooler with disabilities) qualifies for this scholarship. Specifically, Jr-K doesn’t qualify unless the student has a disability.

Tipping Point Academy is located at 5334 E. Thunderbird Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 near the intersection of 56th St and Thunderbird Rd.

Our Scottsdale campus is our only location for the 2021-2022 school year.

No. Masks are not allowed for safety and security reasons.

As a religious organization, GSA will not cede its first amendment rights to freely exercise our faith and to peaceably gather. School closures will accommodate planned events and incidents involving our physical plant, acts of God, or intrusions posing such a threat that law enforcement or the fire department must intervene.

We offer one-off classroom opportunities for high school students, however we do not yet offer a complete high school curriculum.

Tipping Point Academy provides curriculum for bible studies and academic coursework from trusted bible-based publishers, Summit Bible by Summit Ministries and the Noah Plan® by the Foundation for American Christian Education, respectively.

We are developing a policy for dress code which will include some uniform items with choices.

We have plans for combined classes for the beginning of the school year depending on enrollment. PreK/K, 1st/2nd, 3rd/4th, 5th-8th rotation classes and a possible high school pod.

Our teachers may accommodate certain special needs, however parents should consult with our Education Director prior to registering their student. We have Special Education teachers on a consultation basis.

Children will bring their own lunches. Special lunch day opportunities will be available throughout the year and a lunch program will be available the second year.

Children will be taught skill concepts in P.E., but will be encouraged to take part in team sports outside of school.

8:15 am – 3:15 pm

Children may arrive at 8:00 am and proceed to the playground.

Buses will not be provided but parents are encouraged to use the Carpool App to work with other parents to transport your children to and from school.

Tipping Point Academy offers both before school and after school care. Visit  https://tippingpointacademy.com/admissions/ for details.

Yes. Tipping Point Academy will perform background checks and vet all staff, teachers, volunteers and persons with responsibilities that put them in proximity to our students.