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Out-of-District Tuition Students

Bristol Tennessee City Schools welcomes students who reside outside of the city limits as long as established student-teacher ratios permit. Space availability for tuition students are determined by the following priorities:

  • 1st Priority - Students residing in the school district or who are legal placements by virtue of Tennessee Code Annotated 49-6-3113.
  • 2nd Priority - Students who reside within the city limits who file appropriate forms requesting transfers, with consideration given to those with siblings in the system.
  • 3rd Priority - Tuition students, those residing outside the city limits, with consideration given to those with established tuition siblings in the system.

Tuition applications are available in the Student Services office located in the Administration Building, 615 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For additional information, please call the Student Services office at 423-652-9233 or refer to BTCS policy 6.204 Attendance of Non-Resident Students.

BTCS 2019 - 2020 Tuition Rates

Sullivan County Residents

1st Student in Family $ $700.00 per year or $350.00 per semester

2nd Student in Family $ $650.00 per year or $325.00 per semester

3rd Student in Family and any subsequent siblings $ $600.00 per year or $300.00 per semester

Students residing in Tennessee in Counties other than Sullivan

1st Student in Family - $900.00 per year or $450.00 per semester

2nd Student in Family - $850.00 per year or $425.00 per semester

3rd Student in Family and any subsequent siblings - $800.00 per year or $400.00 per semester

Out-of-State tuition

$10,672.00 per student or $5,336.00 per semester

Click to pay tuition online via PayPal.

Students approved for tuition, will receive a tuition approval letter from the Student Services office.  Tuition payment is due upon receipt of the tuition approval letter and the tuition must be paid before a student can be enrolled. Tuition may be paid either in the full amount for the entire year or in two payments. If two payments are made, the first half of the tuition amount is due immediately upon receipt of the tuition acceptance letter.  The second half of the tuition amount must be paid by Monday, December 2, 2019.

Tuition payments can be made either by check or cash at the BTCS Administration Business office located at 615 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. If paying with cash, the exact cash amount is required because the business office does not keep cash on site for change. Tuition may also be paid online at the Bristol Tennessee City Schools webpage (btcs.org) through PayPal. To access the PayPal link go to Departments on the home page and click on Student Services, "Pay Tuition". There is a $12.50 per semester or $25.00 per year processing fee added by PayPal to each transaction for students residing within the State of Tennessee. There is a $125.00 per semester or $250.00 per year processing fee added by PayPal to each transaction for students residing outside of the State of Tennessee.

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