MTA Academic Year 2020-21 Registration is now open!

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MTA Academic Year 2020-21 Registration is now open!

Dear Parents,

Welcome to 2020-2021 Academic Year at Maryland Tamil Academy, Inc. Please read the following user guide to register student.

If you have any questions please contact registrations@marylandtamilacademy.org with student’s full name and student ID. 

MTA 2020 – 21 Online Student Enrollment User Guide:

Who can Register:

  • Returning students of MTA from Academic Year 2019-2020.
  • New students: Children who turned four years old on or before September 1, 2020.

What is new for 2020-21 Registration:

  • New registration system. We have implemented a new registration system. Please see below, the instructions to access the system.
  • Change to the registration fees.

MTA has two branches:

  • Montgomery County
  • Frederick County

Please choose the branch, which is convenient for you, when you register your child(ren). As the 2020-21 school year will be completely online, the branch information is used mainly to assign teachers according to class size. 

Registering a New Parent Account:

  • As a first step, all new members of Maryland Tamil Academy (MTA) need to submit an application request at the following link: 
    https://portal.marylandtamilacademy.org/online_admission 
  • Registration team will review and respond to the application request. New members will receive a confirmation on the application submission in one email and login credential in another email (both from registrations@marylandtamilacademy.org).
  • New members need to reset the password as a first step and login to the registration site to pay the fees.

For Existing Parent Accounts:

  • In the new registration system, only one parent email will be given access to the system.
  • The email marked as primary email in the 2019-20 registration system will be marked as the “guardian email” in the new system, and an email has been/will be sent to the primary email with further instructions (Subject of the email will be “Reg: Maryland Tamil Academy – Login Credentials)
  • Please check both the email IDs you gave last year for the login instructions email from registrations@marylandtamilacademy.org.
  • Once you have received that email you can go to the new system with that email address as the username, and use the “Forgot Password” link to reset your password.
  • After resetting the password, please login, and click on the Fees section to pay enrollment fee for each student.
  • In the case of missing students’ information after login, please contact MTA at registrations@marylandtamilacademy.org

Adding Additional Student(s): 

  • If you would like to register a new student to MTA, please follow the instructions in the “Registering a New Parent Account” section above, and specify your primary email (i.e. username) as the Guardian email in the registration form. Your application will be reviewed by the MTA Admissions Team, and you will receive a confirmation email with payment instructions.
  • If your child was enrolled in MTA last year, but you don’t see their information in the Students section, please contact MTA at registrations@marylandtamilacademy.org.
  • Please DO NOT submit a new student application for a current student, as this will create a new record, and the current Student ID and other information will not be carried forward.

High School Credit:

  • High school students from Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) system, are eligible for 0.5 credits (Outside language/ cultural study credit) for successfully completing the school year in MTA. This is optional and does not incur any additional cost. However, please note that the student must meet the success criteria (set forth by MCPS) to be eligible for the 0.5 credit.
  • Please note that the High school credit for Frederick County Public School (FCPS) system is yet to be approved.

Payment:

  1. For New Students/All Levels – $50 (Registration Fee) + $30 (Books Fee) = $80
  2. For Returning Students/All Levels – $30 (Registration Fee) + $30 (Books Fee) = $60 (Discount – $20 on the Registration Fee)
  • In the navigation menu (on the left side) select Fees node, and then select the student for whom you would like to make the payment. Then in the student details section, click on the Pay button for the student, and follow the instructions to make PayPal Payment.
    • Our preferred payment option is to pay through PayPal.
  • You may also choose to pay by check. If you would like to pay by check, please send an email to registrations@marylandtamilacademy.org for further instructions.
    • Checks will be deposited within 5 business days of receipt. If you pay by check, books will be ordered only after the check is cleared.
    • Please note that in case of returned/ bounced checks, any penalty for returned checks will be the member’s responsibility and will result in increased enrollment fee.
  • Payment has to be done only for one student at a time.
  • Cancellation Policy: No refund will be given after the orientation day.
  • NO CASH PAYMENT please.

Please contact the MTA Registration Team at registrations@marylandtamilacademy.org for any further questions.