Tuition Program Information

  • LRHSD Nonresident Tuition Programs are currently open to students applying to the ASE Automotive Certification, Air Force JROTC, or Project Lead The Way programs only.

    Space is limited and acceptance is not guaranteed. Programs will operate with rolling acceptance. Notice of acceptance is determined on a case by case basis.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the benefits of tuition enrollment for students?

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    Answer: In addition to the specific career skills each of the tuition programs offer, there are benefits for students who come to the LRHSD for these specialized programs. Students can experience a full range of extracurricular activities including 28 varsity sports and over 60 clubs and activities. And, of course, LRHSD students are assured of a high-quality academic program with over 240 course offerings. Visit the LRHSD's Points of Pride page to see what makes us stand out!

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  • What benefits await after high school for students who enroll in these programs?

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    Answer: LRHSD tuition programs offer many benefits for students after high school.

    In ASE Automotive Certification students earn an ASE Entry Level certification and gain experience in local automotive shops that will enable them to immediately begin their career in the automotive industry following graduation.

    Cadets in the Air Force JROTC program build skills in leadership, citizenship, character and self-discipline. They receive instruction in air and space fundamentals preparing them for a career in military service.

    Students that complete the Project Lead The Way program can earn up to nine college credits and have a higher acceptance rate into college engineering programs than their peers outside of the program.

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  • What is the cost of tuition?

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    Answer: The cost for nonresident tuition for the 2022-2023 school year is $8,000 per student. This rate is well below many other districts in southern New Jersey.

    There is a $250 application processing fee for nonresident students.  If the student is accepted, the $250 fee will be applied toward the first tuition payment.

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  • Is transportation provided?

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    Answer: Transportation is not provided for nonresident students attending an LRHSD school. Students must provide their own transportation to and from school and any applicable internship opportunities.

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  • Are nonresident tuition students required to pay the student activities and parking fee?

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    Answer: Students who wish to participate in at least one athletic or extracurricular activity that requires a Board of Education paid coach or advisor will be assessed the LRHSD Athletic and Extracurricular Activity Participation Fee for the school year. Students who qualify for the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program are exempt from paying the Athletic and Extracurricular Activity Participation Fee.

    Students who wish to park their vehicle on school property must complete the Student Parking application form for that school and submit the current student parking fee.

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  • How can a nonresident student register for one of the tuition programs?

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    Answer: To register for a nonresident tuition program, complete the Nonresident Student Tuition Application. Students, parents or guardians can also contact the program supervisor at the school of interest.

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