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Dues and Fees

The annual dues for schools who are Members or Candidates for Membership in the Commission on Public Schools are set by the NEASC Board of Trustees each year in accordance with the By-laws of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

At its meeting in April 2019, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Board of Trustees approved the Association's budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 (commencing October 1, 2019) and the institutional membership dues/fees for each of the CPS Committees, as indicated below.

Please note, expenses associated with on-site review visits and additional charges such as banking fees, local taxation, or processing fees are paid by the school (the payor) and not deducted from the dues indicated below.

High Schools

High Schools
Enrollment Annual Dues
0-99 $2995
100-199 $3245
200-399 $3450
400-599 $3670
600-799 $3925
800-1099 $4125
1100-1399 $4320
1400-1699 $4515
1700-1999 $4710
2000-2299 $4905
2300-2599 $5100
2600-2899 $5300
2900+ $5490
Notes: 
There is a one time Application Fee of $1000.
Enrollment is based on student enrollment figures as of October 1, 2018.
An Evaluation Fee equal to the annual dues is assessed at the time of the decennial or initial Accreditation visit.

Elementary and Middle Schools

Elementary and Middle Schools
Annual Dues
$1760
Notes: 
There is a one time Application Fee of $500.
An Evaluation Fee equal to the annual dues is assessed at the time of the decennial or initial Accreditation visit.

Career and Technical Schools and Centers

Career and Technical Schools and Centers
Enrollment Annual Dues
0-299 $3350
300-599 $3820
600-899 $4285
900-1199 $4765
1200-1499 $4835
1500-1799 $5035
1800-2099 $5230
2100+ $5430
Notes: 
There is a one time Application Fee of $1000.
Enrollment is based on student enrollment figures as of October 1, 2018.
An Evaluation Fee equal to the annual dues is assessed at the time of the decennial or initial Accreditation visit.
A fee equal to one-half of annual dues is assessed at the time of the Five-Year Focused Visit.