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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 on April 27, 2018, the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Board of Trustees approved the Association's budget for fiscal year 2018-2019. Institutional membership dues/fees for each of the CPS Committees for the year commencing October 1, 2018 are listed below.

Financial costs for NEASC membership may include annual dues, candidacy fees, evaluation fees, and the expenses associated with on-site peer review visits. Institutions assume the cost of travel, lodging, and meal expenses for Visiting Team members.
 

High Schools

High Schools
Enrollment Annual Dues
0-99 $2,880
100-199 $3,120
200-399 $3,315
400-599 $3,530
600-799 $3,775
800-1099 $3,965
1100-1399 $4,155
1400-1699 $4,340
1700-1999 $4,530
2000-2299 $4,715
2300-2599 $4,905
2600-2899 $5,095
2900+ $5,280
Notes: 
There is a one time Application Fee of $1,000.
Enrollment is based on student enrollment figure as of October 1, 2017.
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
$1,690
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 $3,220
300-599 $3,675
600-899 $4,120
900-1199 $4,580
1200-1499 $4,650
1500-1799 $4,840
1800-2099 $5,030
2100+ $5,220
Notes: 
There is a one time Application Fee of $1,000.
Enrollment is based on student enrollment figure as of October 1, 2017.
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.