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Tuition, Fees and Tuition Assistance


  • Tuition for the 2018-2019 full-day program is $22,300.
  • Class is in session Monday-Friday, 8:15 AM-3:00 PM.
  • Tuition for the 2018-2019 half-day program is $16,722.
  • Class is in session Monday-Friday, 8:15-11:45 AM.
  • An optional extended day program is in session Monday-Friday, 11:45 AM-3:00 PM, at a cost of $40 per day.
  • Tuition for the 2018-2019 academic year is $27,900.
  • Classes are in session Monday-Friday, 8:15 AM -3:00 PM.

Tuition covers all books and field trips, as well as the laptops issued to our fifth through eighth grade students for use during their school year. Tuition also covers before-school care and and after-school care.  Optional special interest programs, the lunch program and the eighth graders' trip to Washington D.C. are subject to an additional charge.

Saint Andrew's maintains a Tuition Assistance Program for qualified families. Please see below for further information about this Program.

Application Fee:

  • A non-refundable Application Fee of $100.00 must be submitted with each application.

New Family Charge:

  • Each incoming family must pay a one-time New Family Charge upon entry to Saint Andrew’s. For a family entering Lower School, the charge is $600; for a family entering Middle School, the charge is $1,500.
  • The New Family Charge is a charge per family, not per child. Payment of the New Family Charge may be distributed over three years or paid in full prior to graduation, whichever period would come first.

Enrollment Deposit:

  • To enroll at Saint Andrew’s, the family of an accepted applicant must submit a non-refundable deposit of $2,500 per accepted student within a week of the notification of acceptance. Unfortunately, space will not be held for students who fail to submit the deposit. The deposit will be applied to the child’s tuition for the 2018-2019 school year.

Additional Programs

Before and After-School Care:

  • We provide complimentary Before-School Care on each school day beginning at 7:00 AM.
  • We also provide complimentary After-School Care from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM each day. No advance registration is required.
  • Various after-school Special Interest Classes (for example, karate, chess club, art class and Lego Robotics) are available. Charges for those classes are announced at the beginning of each semester. A sampling of available classes and costs can be found here.
  • After-School Sports are offered for Grades 5-8, subject to an additional charge.

Lunch Program:

  • Students have the option of bringing lunch from home or purchasing lunch at school.


Tuition Assistance Program

We recognize that affording a Saint Andrew's education can be challenging at times, and we strive to make our enriched school experience accessible to qualified students from families that embrace the mission of our school.  To support our families, a Tuition Assistance Program is available based upon a family's demonstrated financial need. Although we may not be able to fulfill all requests for assistance, we endeavor to accommodate as many families as possible to the extent that funds are available.

During the 2017-18 school year, Saint Andrew’s awarded $552,000 through our Tuition Assistance Program to 63 students and 42 families, representing approximately 20% of our overall student body. Tuition Assistance Program awards ranged in size from 4% to 85%, with an average grant comprising approximately $10,366 towards tuition and fees, including after school care, field trips and other school programs.

All requests to participate in our Tuition Assistance Program, related documentation and dollar amounts are held in the strictest confidence. Applying for Tuition Assistance does not affect a child's acceptance to or enrollment at Saint Andrew's.

Saint Andrew's follows the principles and procedures of the School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS), located in Princeton, New Jersey. Parents who wish to apply for our Tuition Assistance Program need to submit a Parents' Financial Statement, along with supporting materials, to SSS.  SSS analyzes the financial information submitted against standardized national norms and generates an Estimated Family Contribution, which is a third party objective assessment of what a family should be able to contribute to a child's annual education costs.

SSS provides Saint Andrew's with the Estimated Family Contribution, which the Tuition Assistance Committee then uses as a guide in evaluating Tuition Assistance Program applications. The Committee determines whether a Tuition Assistance award is warranted and, if so, in what amount.

Detailed information about the SSS methodology and process can be found by visiting their website:  If you have questions about our Tuition Assistance Program, please contact the Admission Office.  
For the 2018-2019 school year, applicants for our Tuition Assistance Program should submit an application and support materials to SSS by February 15th, 2018 for priority consideration.

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