Usage Fee

Mooresville Graded School District

Parent/Guardian and Student Guide for

Student Laptop Usage Fee


The fee will be $50 per year. 

¬The fee is payable when the computer is assigned to the student. 

¬A payment plan can be set up if a student is unable to pay the full fee upfront.

¬Credit Card payments will be accepted at: and click on “Online School Payments”.

¬Should a student withdraw, a pro-rated refund can be issued, provided the laptop is in operational order and in good condition.

¬Refunds will be in the amount of $5 for each month (August – May) upon written request from the parent/guardian and approval at the school level.  This will ensure the machine is returned and in working/acceptable condition.

¬Funds will be used to provide for the repair and maintenance of the computers.

¬MGSD will provide a protective cover for the laptop’s protection and must be used at ALL times.

¬Willful and deliberate damages to the computers will cause Mooresville Graded School District to charge the student/parent the full cost of the replacement or repairs of the computer.  Such cases may be turned over to the Mooresville Police Department.

¬ALL damage incidents will be investigated by administration.

¬The Usage Fee will NOT cover repairs from issues resulting from:

Damage caused by use with non-Apple product

Damage resulting in a broken screen. The $50 Usage Fee will be deducted from actual cost of the screen. Subsequent broken screens will be charged at full cost.

Damage caused by accident abuse, misuse, flood, fire, earthquake, or other external cause

Damage as a result of a pet

Damage as a result of the violation of the RUP (i.e. involving food, drink or other liquid on or near the laptop)

Damage as a result of negligence (i.e. the laptop is placed in an unsafe location or position, misuse or laptop not handled properly. i.e. Drop Damage)

Damage caused by operating the product outside the permitted or intended uses described by Apple

Damage caused by service performed by anyone who is not a representative of Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider

Damage to a part or product that has been modified to alter functionality or capability without the written permission of Apple

Consumable parts, such as batteries, unless damage has occurred due to a defect in materials or workmanship

Damage that is cosmetic, including, but not limited to scratches, dents, and broken area around ports, that does not otherwise affect functionality or materially impair your use

Any issue when the Apple serial numbers have been removed

Loaning your laptop or charger to another student

  1. Leaving the laptop or charger unattended will void the Usage fee and the student will be responsible for paying for a replacement

  2. Damage resulting from removing the protective laptop cover