Academic Year Calendar

The academic year consists of four eight-week terms, a two-week Fall intersession, a three-week Winter intersession, and a two-week Spring intersession. A five-week summer term is also offered.

Calendar for 2018-2019

  • Term 1:

    8/13 to 10/4

  • Fall intersession

    10/7 to 10/18

  • Term 2:

    10/21 to 12/18

  • Winter Break

    12/19 to 1/5

  • Winter intersession

    1/6 to 1/24

  • Term 3:

    1/27 to 3/20

  • Spring intersession:

    3/23 to 4/3

  • Spring Break

    4/4 to 4/12

  • Term 4:

    4/13 to 6/5

  • Summer Break:

    6/6 to 6/21

  • Summer Term:

    6/22 to 7/24

  • Summer Break #2:

    7/25 to 8/11

This schedule provides Quest Forward Academy with a great deal of flexibility to offer innovative programming to our students. The two and three week intersessions provide opportunities for intensive work in electives or travel or independent projects, and provide students with a change of pace from the core academic content. The summer session will continue to provide students with an opportunity to catch up in courses and will also provide new opportunities for service learning and internships, as well as a chance to do project work and electives.

The School Day

Doors open at 8:00AM. Class begins at 9:00AM. Between 8:00AM and 9:00AM students can get to work on projects or grab breakfast and get ready for the day. Doors close at 4:30PM. Sixty minutes of the day are devoted to electives and project work and allow students to receive additional support. During regular terms school lets out after morning classes every other Friday to provide time for professional development of staff.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition for 2018-19 is $14,950. The tuition for 2019-20 will be set in December 2018.

Ricketts Family Scholarships

The Ricketts Family Scholarships are substantial/full scholarships offered to students with significant financial need and the drive and determination to pursue academic and career success.

Admissions Schedule

Applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available. Apply Now

Early Decision Application Deadline is Thursday, January 10, 2019
Candidates will be notified by January 29, 2019
Priority Decision Application Deadline is Friday, February 8, 2019
Candidates will be notified by March 15, 2019
Rolling Admissions: After February 8, 2019, applications will be considered on a space available basis.
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Please note that all application materials, including transcripts and letters of recommendation should be submitted at the same time. Candidates may be requested to come in for an interview.

Questions about admissions, or to arrange a visit, please contact or call (402) 403-1267.