How Do Tuition Schedule "Count By" Settings Affect Pricing?

IN THIS ARTICLE:
Learn how the "Count By" settings affect pricing for Tuition Schedule billing, including examples of how the pricing would work for multiple billing scenarios.

Ordering Tuition Schedule pricing based on "Count By" settings

The “Count By” settings when configuring your Tuition Schedule will affect how students and classes are ranked to figure how much each student should be charged.

In the examples below, students are represented by GREEN NUMBERS, and classes/hours/timeslots are represented by BLUE LETTERS.

COLUMNS represent the number of students in the family.

ROWS represent the number of classes/enrollments.

Therefore, cell references represent STUDENT:CLASS/ENROLLMENT.

Scenario 1
(Count Classes ONE AT A TIME / Count Students ONE AT A TIME)

Example:
Three students in the family. All are enrolled in the same class.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: ONE AT A TIME
Count Students By: ONE AT A TIME

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Result:
Each student has one enrollment and each student is counted separately.  Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the amount in cell 1:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 2:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.

Scenario 2
(Count Classes ONE AT A TIME / Count Students ONE AT A TIME, additional enrollments)

Example:
Three students in the family. All are enrolled in the same class.
Student 1 is also enrolled in a second class/timeslot/hour.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: ONE AT A TIME
Count Students By: ONE AT A TIME

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Result:
Student 1 has two total enrollments.  Students 2 & 3 each have one.  Each student is counted separately Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the COMBINED TOTAL of cells 1:1 and 1:2 for their enrollments.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 2:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.

For Student 1, classes will be ranked based on the highest tuition.

Scenario 3
(Count Classes TOTAL / Count Students ONE AT A TIME)

Example:
Three students in the family. All are enrolled in the same class.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: TOTAL
Count Students By: ONE AT A TIME

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Result:
There are 3 total enrollments for the family and each student is counted separately. Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the amount in cell 1:3 for their enrollment.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 2:3 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.

Scenario 4
(Count Classes TOTAL / Count Students TOTAL)

Example:
Three students in the family. Each are enrolled in a different class.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: TOTAL
Count Students By: TOTAL

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Result:
There are 3 students and 3 total enrollments for the family. Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.

Scenario 5
(Count Classes ONE AT A TIME / Count Students TOTAL)

Example:
Three students in the family. All are enrolled in the same class.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: ONE AT A TIME
Count Students By: TOTAL

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Result:
There are 3 total students in the family, each enrolled in one class. Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 3:2 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.

Scenario 6
(Count Classes ONE AT A TIME / Count Students TOTAL)

Example:
Three students in the family. Each are enrolled in a different class.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: ONE AT A TIME
Count Students By: TOTAL

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Result:
There are 3 total students in the family, each enrolled in a different class. Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 3:2 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.

Classes will be ranked based on the highest tuition.

Scenario 7
(Count Classes ONE AT A TIME PER STUDENT / Count Students TOTAL)

Example:
Three students in the family. All are enrolled in the same class.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: ONE AT A TIME PER STUDENT
Count Students By: TOTAL

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Result:
There are 3 total students in the family, each enrolled in one class. Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.

Scenario 8
(Count Classes ONE AT A TIME PER STUDENT / Count Students TOTAL, additional enrollments)

Example:
Three students in the family. All are enrolled in the same class.
Student 3 is also enrolled in a second class/timeslot/hour.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: ONE AT A TIME PER STUDENT
Count Students By: TOTAL

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Result:
There are 3 total students in the family. Student 3 has two total enrollments.  Students 1 & 2 each have one. Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 3:1 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the COMBINED TOTAL of cells 3:1 and 3:2 for their enrollments.

For Student 3, classes will be ranked based on the highest tuition.

Scenario 9
(Count Classes TOTAL / Count Students TOTAL)

Example:
Three students in the family. All are enrolled in the same class.

Tuition Schedule Settings:
Count Classes/Time Slots/Hours By: TOTAL
Count Students By: TOTAL

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Result:
There are 3 total students in the family, and three total enrollments. Therefore:

  • Student 1 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.
  • Student 2 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.
  • Student 3 is charged the amount in cell 3:3 for their enrollment.

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