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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why is Computer Aid, Inc. starting a school?
Our President, Tony Salvaggio, has a passion for working with children, particularly the inner city youth of the Lehigh Valley. He has spent a large part of his career providing programing and financial support to organizations that educate inner city youth in an attempt to provide them with better futures.
How is CAILA different from other schools?
Our students will receive a well-rounded, holistic education. Our curriculum places a large emphasis on English language arts and math instruction, but students will never miss an opportunity to learn about the sciences, social studies, physical education, art, and music. Additionally, we offer an educational setting that promotes small class sizes, small group instruction, and the use of technology to provide individualized instruction to all students.
How can CAILA accommodate students with special needs?
CAI Learning Academy is committed to providing an educational opportunity for all students. At the present time, we are unable to obtain services from the local IU; however, we will work with our families and their local sending district to obtain the support they need until the IU can provide services to our students during the 2017 - 2018 school year.
In addition to working with the local sending school district, all of the faculty at CAI Learning Academy has experience and training in a variety of areas that allow us to provide support to our students.
How much is tuition?
$10,000 per academic year. Full and partial scholarships are available.
When are tuition payments due?
Tuition is due monthly.
How many scholarships are available?
Scholarship availability may change from year to year. Please contact the Main Office for more details.
How do I qualify for a scholarship?
To qualify for a scholarship the parents must demonstrate financial need. You will need to provide proof of household income, i.e., current tax return or a W-2. Check out our Tuition and Scholarships page for more information.
Will you serve food to my child?
Breakfast is available to student who sign up for breakfast and arrive on time to eat it before school begins. Students will be provided with a morning and afternoon snack in addition to lunch in the middle of the day. Students enrolled in the After School Program will receive a snack before the club begins.
Is transportation available?
Transportation will be available for students based on their location within their sending school district. Please contact the Main Office for more information.
Will 5th grade be available for my child next year?
Yes. In the coming months we will be submitting the application to the Department of Education to add 5th grade for the 2019 - 2020 school year.
Each year we will add an additional grade up through 8th grade.
How long does the summer program run?
The summer program runs for approximately 6 weeks. Please check the the Summer Program Page for more details and specific dates.
Is there tuition for the summer program?
Who can enroll in the summer program?
All students currently enrolled at CAI Learning Academy can enroll in the summer program. New students applying to CAI Learning Academy's Kindergarten Program for the upcoming school year may also participate in the program.