Tuition Assistance

Instructions for your Tuition Assistance Application

The following application dates are for families applying for Tuition Assistance.  Tuition Assistance is awarded to qualified applicant families based upon financial need on a first-come, first-served basis each year. Support for this program comes from generous donations by members of the school community and through external grants.

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Should you have any questions regarding Tuition Assistance, please contact our Business Manager.

Important Application Dates

CURRENT FAMILIES

February 10 - Tuition Assistance applications must be received by the Business Office. A completed application includes:

  1. A Parent Financial Statement (PFS) completed online at http://sss.nais.org. SFWS school code: 7139. SSS accepts payment by credit card only. We have access to this information shortly after you submit it.
  2. Copies of the following documents and a $50 non-refundable application fee.
  3. If you did not apply for tuition assistance last year, please provide a copy of your 2012 tax return or, if complete, the 2013 tax return.
  4. 2013 W2s for both custodial parents.

Tuition assistance funds are limited. Meeting the above deadline will help us to better meet your needs.

First week of March - Provided there are no delays from SSS, Enrollment Contracts and a Tuition Assistance Award will be mailed to parents.

Mid to Late March - Signed Enrollment Contract along with a deposit of $250 must be received by the Business Office by the date indicated on the Enrollment Contract or tuition assistance may be reallocated to another family.

May 15 - Copy of your annual tax returns due to the Business Office. The tax return should match the PFS, or the allocated tuition assistance may be adjusted.

 

NEW FAMILIES

The majority of Tuition Assistance funds are allocated in February and March. We encourage new families to apply as soon as possible. The earlier you apply for tuition assistance, the more likely we will be able to meet your needs. We allocate tuition assistance upon your child's acceptance to the school.

Complete your tuition assistance application by following steps 1 and 2 for current families.

Provided there are no delays from SSS, Enrollment Contracts and a Tuition Assistance Award will be mailed to parents within 30 days.

Signed Enrollment Contracts along with a deposit of $250 must be received by the Business Office within two weeks or tuition assistance may be reallocated to another family.

May 15 - Copy of your annual tax returns due to the Business Office. The tax return should match the PFS, or the allocated tuition assistance may be adjusted.