Tuition Aid

Friends School is committed to an economically diverse student body and welcomes the opportunity to provide financial support to families who need it to help send their children to the school. The school allocates more than $500,000 each year devoted to tuition aid and that money currently supports 40% of our student body. The average aid award is $9,576. The criterion for tuition aid is financial need. The school expects families to finance their children’s education to the extent that they can.

We use School and Student Services to process financial aid applications. School and Student Services is a service of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). Based on the financial information you provide, SSS gives us an estimated amount your family can contribute to educational expenses. This estimate helps us make fair and objective financial aid decisions.

How to Apply for 2020-2021

Starting November 1, 2018, please go to the SSS website. Click on the green button “Apply Now” to enter your Parent Financial Statement (PFS) [This needs to be updated].

Financial aid applications are due February 15, 2020

Helpful resources:

Required documents to be uploaded directly to SSS:

You may upload required documents electronically to your PFS. Your 2019-2020 application will not be processed until all your documents are posted online at SSS. 

Read what SSS says about managing required documents. Helpful hints!

  • Parent Financial Statement (PFS) fill out online at sss.nais.org
  • Completed 2018 taxes and all 2018 W-2’s, 1099’s and all other schedules and forms
  • If you are applying for tuition aid for the first time, please ALSO submit copies of all 2017 tax forms and schedules.
  • FSMN intent to apply for tuition aid

Call School and Student Services (SSS) (800) 344-8328 with any questions (Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., EST. Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. EST).

Financial aid applications for 2020-2021 are due February 15, 2020.

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Start your application process by visiting our online application portal.

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