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					                                                               Tuition and Financial Aid Information for NYC- Area Independent Schools
                                                         *This information was extracted from the schools' website. Parents are encouraged to contact the schools for confirmation.

                                                                                                                                    % OF
                                                                                       LOWEST       HIGHEST            FA
 SCHOOL NAME       START ENDS   GENDER      AREA             WEBSITE                                                              STUDENTS    COMMENTS RELATED TO TUITION                 FA DEADLINE   FORM      APPLICATION FEE
                                                                                     TUITION 2011 TUITION 2011       BUDGET
                                                                                                                                   WITH FA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                $45 for nursery applicants
                                                                                                                                             Tuition is generally all-inclusive. There
Abraham Joshua
                    N    12TH      Coed     UWS           www.heschel.org                    23,850         36,500                           are some overnight trips that require a       12/7/2011    SSS      $75 for K-12 applicants
Heschel
                                                                                                                                             fee, and high-school students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Waivers granted to FA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 applicants case-by-case

Alexander                                                                                                                                    Additional fees for field trips and
                    K    5TH       Coed     UWS      www.alexanderrobertson.org              25,000         25,000                                                                         12/15/2011   TADS               $40
Robertson                                                                                                                                    supplies. Children bring their own lunch.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $60
                                                                                                                                             Includes lunch, activities, books,
Allen-Stevenson     K    9TH       Boys     UES       www.allen-stevenson.org                37,850         37,850                                                                         12/31/2011   TADS
                                                                                                                                             supplies                                                           Waived for FA applicants

                                                                                                                                             Plus $2,000 fees for lunch, snacks,
Avenues             N    12th      Coed    CHELSEA     www.avenues.org                       39,750         39.750                           uniforms, technology; also additional         12/31/2011   SSS                $60
                                                                                                                                             fees for books for MS and US

Bank Street                                                                                                                                  FA available starting PK. Does not
                    N    8TH       Coed     UWS            www.bnkst.edu                      33550         35,660    2,700,000     30%                                                     1/1/2012    TADS               $60
School                                                                                                                                       include additional fees such as lunch.

Berkeley Carroll                                                                                                                             $100 for PA dues; refundable $500 bond
                    PK   12TH      Coed     BKLYN      www.berkeleycarroll.org               15,950         33,370                                                                          1/6/2012    TADS              $100
School                                                                                                                                       for new students
                                                                                                                                             Additional fees, including lunch ($1,300);                                    $50
                                                                                                                                             graduation fee ($585), PA Dues
Birch Wathen
                    K    12TH      Coed     UES             www.bwl.org                      35,861         36,915                           ($100/family) and activity fee for all         2/1/2012    SSS
Lenox                                                                                                                                                                                                             Waivers granted to FA
                                                                                                                                             grades. Merit-based scholarship grants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 applicants case-by-case
                                                                                                                                             available.

                                                                                                                                             FA not available to new applicants for
Blue School         N    3RD       Coed      DT        www.theblueschool.org                  7,950         29,820                                                                            N/A       N/A                $60
                                                                                                                                             the 2011-12 admissions season,

                                                                                                                                             Includes lunch, books, supplies, class
Brearley            K    12TH      Girls    UES           www.brearley.org                   36,800         36,800    4,000,000     20%                                                    1/15/2012    SSS                $65
                                                                                                                                             trips

                                                                                                                                             One-time security deposit of $1,000                                          $125
                                                                                                                                             (refundable upon graduation). Does not
British                                                                                                                                      include uniforms or optional afterschool
                    N    7TH       Coed    MT East         www.bis-ny.org                    35,650         35,650                                                                          2/1/2012    TADS
International                                                                                                                                activities. Covers books, lunch, supplies,
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fee reductions granted case-
                                                                                                                                             and field trips. $5,000 nonrefundable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        by-case
                                                                                                                                             deposit is required

                                                                                                                                             Includes books, trips, lunch (Grades 4 -                                 Pre-K - $110
                                                                                                                                             12). No additional fees. Members of
Brooklyn Friends    K    12TH      Coed     BKLYN     www.brooklynfriends.org                15,700         32,050                           Quaker Meeting can apply for aid there.        1/7/2012    SSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       K-11 - $80
                                                                                                                                             $2,000 nonrefundable deposit is
                                                                                                                                             required




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                                                           Tuition and Financial Aid Information for NYC- Area Independent Schools
                                                     *This information was extracted from the schools' website. Parents are encouraged to contact the schools for confirmation.

                                                                                                                                % OF
                                                                                   LOWEST       HIGHEST            FA
 SCHOOL NAME       START ENDS   GENDER     AREA           WEBSITE                                                             STUDENTS    COMMENTS RELATED TO TUITION                  FA DEADLINE   FORM     APPLICATION FEE
                                                                                 TUITION 2011 TUITION 2011       BUDGET
                                                                                                                               WITH FA

                                                                                                                                         Tuition is all-inclusive. FA available for
Brooklyn Heights                                                                                                                         1/2 day preschool for up to 25% of
Montessori
                    N    8TH       Coed    BKLYN    www.bhmsny.org                        8,400         31,300
                                                                                                                                         tuition and full day students can receive
                                                                                                                                                                                        12/15/2011   TADS             $75
                                                                                                                                         up to 50% of tuition

                                                                                                                                         All-inclusive tuition. Nonrefundable
Browning            K    12TH      Boys    UES       www.browning.edu                    37,900         38,280                                                                          12/15/2011   SSS              $50
                                                                                                                                         deposit of $5,000


                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $55
                                                                                                                                         Tuition includes books, lunch, and class
Buckley             K    9TH       Boys    UES     www.buckleyschool.org                  34850          34850                                                                          12/15/2011   SSS
                                                                                                                                         trips. No separate mandatory fees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             $15 for FA applicants


                                                                                                                                         Includes fees for books, supplies and                                        $50
Caedmon             N    5TH       Coed    UES     www.caedmonschool.org                 14,377         28,858                           lunch. $50 Family Association fee and          1/13/2012    SSS
                                                                                                                                         field trip fees.                                                   Waived for FA applicants

                                                                                                                                         Includes materials, books, lunch (1 -12),
                                                                                                                                         overnight trips. Additional fees for trips,
Calhoun             N    12TH      Coed    UWS        www.calhoun.org                    22,200         38,400                  20%                                                     12/15/2011   TADS             $65
                                                                                                                                         $50 PA dues plus $170 registration fee
                                                                                                                                         for new students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $50
Cathedral           K    8TH       Coed    UWS      www.cathedralnyc.org                 35,000         35,000                           Includes lunch and fees.                       1/14/2011    TADS
                                                                                                                                                                                                             $25 for FA applicants

                                                                                                                                         Additional expenses ($1,300 to $4,600)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $50
                                                                                                                                         for books, supplies, recess food, lunch,
Chapin              K    12TH      Girls   UES         www.chapin.edu                    35,100         35,100    3,950,000     20%                                                      1/9/2012    SSS
                                                                                                                                         PA dues, trips, uniforms, certain bus
                                                                                                                                         services                                                           Waived for FA applicants

                                                                                                                                         $500 One-time new student fee.
                                                                                                                                         Includes school trips, athletic uniforms,
City & Country      N    8TH       Coed     DT     www.cityandcountry.org                19,320         32,900                                                                          12/16/2011   SSS              $50
                                                                                                                                         books, lunch (3rd to 8th grade only), and
                                                                                                                                         snacks.
                                                                                                                                         All-inclusive (except athletic clothing and
Collegiate          K    12TH      Boys    UWS     www.collegiateschool.org              37,500         37,500                                                                          1/15/2012    SSS              $50
                                                                                                                                         AP exams).
Columbia
                    PK   12TH      Coed    UWS          www.cgps.org                     36,390         38,340    5,000,000              Tuition covers lunch, books, etc.              1/14/2012    TADS             $60
Grammar
                                                                                                                                         Includes all fees, lunch, textbooks,
Convent of the
                    PK   12TH      Girls   UES         www.cshnyc.org                    19,290         37,395                  18%      instructional materials, and required          12/30/2010   TADS             $65
Sacred Heart
                                                                                                                                         class trips.




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School Child Care Search Service                                                                  www.worklife.columbia.edu                                                                                                            Fall 2011
                                                             Tuition and Financial Aid Information for NYC- Area Independent Schools
                                                       *This information was extracted from the schools' website. Parents are encouraged to contact the schools for confirmation.

                                                                                                                                      % OF
                                                                                     LOWEST       HIGHEST                 FA
 SCHOOL NAME        START ENDS    GENDER   AREA            WEBSITE                                                                  STUDENTS    COMMENTS RELATED TO TUITION                FA DEADLINE            FORM          APPLICATION FEE
                                                                                   TUITION 2011 TUITION 2011            BUDGET
                                                                                                                                     WITH FA


                                                                                                                                               Open to students 4 years of age; annual
                                                                                                                                               Building & Equipment Fee of $1,000.
                                                                                                                                               Each family is required to make a non-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 $50; waived for FA
Corlears             N     5th     Coed     DT       www.corlearsschool.org;                20,035           29,740      700,105      17%      interest bearing loan bond for $1,000,          1/1/2012            SSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     applicants
                                                                                                                                               payable over three years; adjustable for
                                                                                                                                               those receiving aid. Tuition does not
                                                                                                                                               include lunch.

                                                                                                                                               Includes books and lunch. Some                                                           $60
Dalton               K     12TH    Coed     UES          www.dalton.org                     36,970           36,970     6,500,000     20%                                                     11/11/2011           SSS
                                                                                                                                               additional incidentals at extra cost.                                          Waived for FA applicants

                                                                                                                                                                                           Submitted during
De la Salle
                     6TH   8TH     Coed     UWS     www.delasalleacademy.com                14,500           14,500                            Need-blind admissions                       final interview in   School Form            None
Academy
                                                                                                                                                                                            February 2012

                                                                                                                                               Includes lunch for K-7; IB fees for K-12.
                                                                                                                                               Additional fees. Scholarships are
Dwight School,
                     K     12th    Coed     UWS          www.dwight.edu                     34,500           36,750                            awarded on the basis of character,                SSS             12/1/2011              $50
The
                                                                                                                                               citizenship, academic potential, and
                                                                                                                                               need.
                                                                                                                                               Additional fees for PA dues, yearbook,
Elisabeth Morrow     N     8th     Coed      NJ      www.elisabethmorrow.org                12,550           26,900      700,000               middle school books and supplies, as             FAST             2/8/2012
                                                                                                                                               well as trips

                                                                                                                                               Lunch is included; after 5th grade, books
Ethical                                                                                                                                        are not included, but financial aid
                     PK    12TH    Coed    UWS/BX         www.ecfs.org                      37,825           37,825 10,300,000        22%                                                     12/15/2011          TADS                  $60
Culture/Fieldston                                                                                                                              percentage applies. Other expenses
                                                                                                                                               include transportation, required trips.

Family Schools,
                     N     6TH     Coed     MT      www.thefamilyschools.org           9300 (2010)    17500 (2010)                             Does not offer FA                                 N/A               N/A                  $50
The

                                                                                                                                               Lunch is not included. Initial enrollment                                         $75; fee waivers only
                                                                                                                                               fee of $1,500, as well as additional                                           through programs such as
Friends Seminary     K     12TH    Coed     DT       www.friendsseminary.org                34,600           34,600                                                                            1/1/2012            SSS
                                                                                                                                               required fees. FA loans for available for                                         Early Steps, a Better
                                                                                                                                               Friends families.                                                                Chance, Prep for Prep

George Jackson                                                                      Sliding scale based on ability to                          Need-blind. Sliding scale admissions
                     4TH   8TH     Boys     DT         www.gjacademy.org                                                                                                                        Feb-12          School Form            None
Academy                                                                                                          pay                           with amount determined after admission

Grace Church                                                                                                                                   PA dues extra; trip fees for 5th -- 9th
                     K     9th     Coed     DT          www.gcschool.org                    34,800           34,800                   20%                                                     12/1/2011           FAST                  $75
School                                                                                                                                         Gr.; financial aid available for all fees




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School Child Care Search Service                                                                     www.worklife.columbia.edu                                                                                                                           Fall 2011
                                                                Tuition and Financial Aid Information for NYC- Area Independent Schools
                                                          *This information was extracted from the schools' website. Parents are encouraged to contact the schools for confirmation.

                                                                                                                                     % OF
                                                                                        LOWEST       HIGHEST            FA
 SCHOOL NAME       START ENDS    GENDER     AREA              WEBSITE                                                              STUDENTS    COMMENTS RELATED TO TUITION                FA DEADLINE     FORM          APPLICATION FEE
                                                                                      TUITION 2011 TUITION 2011       BUDGET
                                                                                                                                    WITH FA



                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $275 paper application and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          evaluation fee for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Kindergarten - Grade 1

                                                                                                                                              Additional fees for books and supplies.
                                                                                                                                              High School boarding school fee of
Hackley             K     12TH     Coed    WESTCH.      www.hackleyschool.org                 30,900         35,700                                                                        12/31/2011      SSS
                                                                                                                                              $11,000. Plitt loans for upper school                                  $240 online application and
                                                                                                                                              students are also available                                                 evaluation fee for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Kindergarten - Grade 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             applicants


                                                                                                                                                                                                                       $100 for Grades 2 - 12
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (paper)

                                                                                                                                              Sliding scale tuition based on family          Rolling      School
Harlem Academy       1    8th      Coed     UWS      http://www.harlemacademy.org/               400         20,000                  93%                                                                                      Unclear
                                                                                                                                              income; average scholarship is $17,300.      admissions    worksheet

                                                                                                                                              Additional residential fee of $7,000,
                                                                                                                                                                                             Rolling
                                                                                                                                              student activity fee, books and
Harvey              6TH   12TH     Coed    WESTCH.       www.harveyschool.org                 31,000         31,950                                                                        admissions;     SSS                  $50
                                                                                                                                              graduation fee. Some academic
                                                                                                                                                                                            2/1/2012
                                                                                                                                              scholarships.

                                                                                                                                              Includes books and food; one-time
Hewitt              K     12TH     Girls    UES          www.hewittschool.org                 38,000         38,000                  20%      charge for a laptop for students entering    1/13/2012       SSS                  $60
                                                                                                                                              Gr. 8 and above.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                $60
                                                                                                                                              Some additional fees, but these are
                                                                                                                                              waived for recipients of financial aid.
Horace Mann         N     12TH     Coed      BX          www.horacemann.org                   26,750         37,275 8,000,000        17%      Lunch and books are not included for          1/1/2012       SSS
                                                                                                                                              Middle and Upper Division students.                                      $25 for FA applicants
                                                                                                                                              Transportation is extra.


                                                                                                                                              Tuition varies for standard program and
The Ideal School                                                                                                                                                                                                         $50; waived for FA
                    K     8TH      Coed     UWS         www.theidealschool.org                34,800         34,800    2,000,000     43%      Zenith Program. Zenith Program tuition       12/1/2011       SSS
of Manhattan                                                                                                                                                                                                                 applicants
                                                                                                                                              is not noted on website.

                                                                                                                                              Financial Aid is available. French
International                                                                                                                                 families may apply for a need-based
School of           N     6th      Coed     BKLYN         www.isbrooklyn.org                  17,680         19,760                           bourse from the French government.           12/1/2011       SSS                  $75
Brooklyn                                                                                                                                      Part-day nursery tuition is $10,608.
                                                                                                                                              Birthday cutoff is December 31.




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School Child Care Search Service                                                                       www.worklife.columbia.edu                                                                                                                   Fall 2011
                                                                Tuition and Financial Aid Information for NYC- Area Independent Schools
                                                           *This information was extracted from the schools' website. Parents are encouraged to contact the schools for confirmation.

                                                                                                                                     % OF
                                                                                         LOWEST       HIGHEST             FA
 SCHOOL NAME         START ENDS   GENDER    AREA               WEBSITE                                                             STUDENTS     COMMENTS RELATED TO TUITION                  FA DEADLINE            FORM           APPLICATION FEE
                                                                                       TUITION 2011 TUITION 2011        BUDGET
                                                                                                                                    WITH FA

                                                                                                                                               Tuition includes lunch, books, supplies,
                                                                                                                                               yearbook, and PA fees. A one-time
Kew-Forest            PK   12TH    Coed    QUEENS          www.kewforest.org                   10,450         28,200                  28%      $1,500 new family fee is required of all         1/15/2012            SSS                   $75
                                                                                                                                               new students when accepted by the
                                                                                                                                               school.

                                                                                                                                               FA not available for PK. Tuition does not
La Scuola D'Italia                                                                                                                             include registration fee, textbooks,
                      PK   12TH    Coed     UES          www.lascuoladitalia.org         19000 (2010)    19000 (2010)                                                                           3/31/2012            SSS                  $100
"G. Marconi"                                                                                                                                   materials, and field trips. Scholarships
                                                                                                                                               also available.

Leman Manhattan
                                                                                                                                               Tuition includes all fees, including lunch
Preparatory           N     12     Coed      DT      http://www.lemanmanhattan.org             24,150         36,000                                                                            12/1/2011            SSS                   $60
                                                                                                                                               and athletics.
School

                                                                                                                                               Includes all fees, except specialized
LREI                  PK   12TH    Coed      DT               www.lrei.org                     32,690         34,493                                                                           12/15/2011            SSS                   $75
                                                                                                                                               overnight trips for each grade.

                                                                                                                                               One time $3,000 new student fee
                                                                                                                                               required. Additional costs include lunch
Lycee Francais                                                                                                                                 (KG-7th), books, supplies, and APL.
Lycée Français de     K    12TH    Coed     UES               www.lfny.org                     24,720         24,720                           French citizens eligible for French               4/1/2012           PSAS                  $200
New York, The                                                                                                                                  government assistance. Need-based
                                                                                                                                               awards are granted by school.
                                                                                                                                               December 31 birthday cut-off.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   French
                                           Midtown                                                                                             Additional fees of approximately $1,000.
Lyceum Kennedy        N    11th    Coed                 www.lyceumkennedy.org                  19,730         25,230                                                                            3/15/2012          National               $200
                                            East                                                                                               Birthday cut-off of December 31.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Scholarships

                                                                                                                                               Tuition covers books and lunch.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $60
Mandell               N    8TH     Coed     UWS          www.mandellschool.org                 12,400         33,750                           Additional fees required for uniforms,           1/15/2012            SSS
                                                                                                                                               etc. Scholarship fund also available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Waived for FA applicants
Manhattan                                                                                                                                      Sliding Scale Tuition; lunch is provided
                      PK   8TH     Coed     UES      www.manhattancountryschool.org            33,500         36,500                                                                            1/15/2012        School Form               $70
Country                                                                                                                                        Monday-Thursday.

Manhattan Free                                                                                                                                 A sliding scale ($3,200 to $16,000) is
                                   Coed     UES       www.manhattanfreeschool.org              16,000         16,000                                                                                                                       $25
School                                                                                                                                         used for families who can't afford tuition.

Marymount                                                                                                                                      Tuition includes lunch, books, supplies,
                      PK   12TH    Girls    UES         http://marymountnyc.org/               21,835         37,975                  23%                                                      12/31/2011           TADS                   $70
School                                                                                                                                         activities, yearbook and PA fees.


Mary McDowell                                                                                                                                                                                Rolling deadline,       TBA
Center for            K    9TH     Coed     Bklyn        www.marymcdowell.org/                 45,960         45,960     250,000               Tuition is all-inclusive.                      first come first   (Switching to             $90
Learning                                                                                                                                                                                           served        new system)




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School Child Care Search Service                                                                        www.worklife.columbia.edu                                                                                                                           Fall 2011
                                                              Tuition and Financial Aid Information for NYC- Area Independent Schools
                                                        *This information was extracted from the schools' website. Parents are encouraged to contact the schools for confirmation.

                                                                                                                                   % OF
                                                                                      LOWEST       HIGHEST             FA
 SCHOOL NAME        START ENDS    GENDER    AREA            WEBSITE                                                              STUDENTS    COMMENTS RELATED TO TUITION                FA DEADLINE           FORM           APPLICATION FEE
                                                                                    TUITION 2011 TUITION 2011        BUDGET
                                                                                                                                  WITH FA

                                                                                                                                            Boarding tuition is $47,780 for HS.
                                                                                                                                            Additional special events fee-$200 for
                                                                                                                                            middle school, $300 for upper school.
Masters School,                                                                                                                             Tuition and special events fee covers                                         $50; $100 for International
                     5TH   12TH    Coed    WESTCH.      www.mastersny.org                   32,710         33,830    4,000,000     25%                                                      2/1/2012           SSS
The                                                                                                                                         instruction, residence, meals, use of                                                 students
                                                                                                                                            athletic and other facilities, school
                                                                                                                                            publications, and admission to athletic
                                                                                                                                            events, plays, lectures, etc.


Metropolitan                                                                                                                                There are additional fees for lunch, PA,
                     PK    6TH     Coed     UWS           www.mmsny.org                     24,000         30,600                  20%                                                     12/1/2011          TADS                   $40
Montessori                                                                                                                                  after-school, etc.

                                                                                                                                            Tuition includes all mandatory fees for
Nightingale-
                     K     12TH    Girls    UES         www.nightingale.org                 37,150         37,150                  22%      lunch, books, and trips, but NOT                2/1/2012           SSS                   $65
Bamford
                                                                                                                                            uniforms
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               $125 for Pre-K
Packer Collegiate                                                                                                                           Additional fees include books, materials,                                       $75 for Lower School
                     N     12TH    Coed     Bklyn         www.packer.edu                    21,485         31,555    5,000,000     25%                                                     1/11/2012           SSS
Institute                                                                                                                                   equipment, field trips, etc.                                                    $60 for Upper School
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           $37.50 for FA applicants


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     $55
                                                                                                                                            FA available starting at Kindergarten.          Rolling
Philosophy Day       N     5TH     Coed     UES       www.philosophyday.org                 16,500         25,000                                                                                           School Form
                                                                                                                                            Inquiries to business manager.                admissions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             $35 for Early Steps


                                                                                                                                            Lunch fee in some grades. New student                                                    $50
Poly Prep
                     N     12TH    Coed     Bklyn        www.polyprep.org                   10,400         33,000    5,200,000     28%      fee of $200. Free bus system from              1/23/2012          TADS
Country Day                                                                                                                                                                                                               Waived for applicants from
                                                                                                                                            covered areas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            placement programs
                                                                                                                                                                                        Rolling deadline,
Professional                                                                                                                                Grants typically range from 35% to 50%
                     6TH   12TH    Coed     UWS          www.pcs-nyc.org              30850 (2010)    33850 (2010)                                                                       first come first     TADS                   $75
Children's School                                                                                                                           of tuition. Additional fees apply.
                                                                                                                                                                                              served
                                                                                                                                            FA for K- Grade 8 only. Lunch included
                                                                                                                                            from K. Tuition reduction if more than
Rabbi Arthur
                                                                                                                                            one child enrolled ($750 for first child;
Schneier Park        N     8TH     Coed     UES      www.parkeastdayschool.org               4,430         24,720                                                                                                                    $50
                                                                                                                                            $1,000 for each after that); Park East
East Day
                                                                                                                                            Synagogue members (One tuition
                                                                                                                                            reduction of $500)

                                                                                                                                            Includes lunch, books and required
                                                                                                                                            activities but not afterschool care for
Riverdale Country    PK    12TH    Coed     Bronx        www.riverdale.edu                  38,500         40,450    6,500,000     20%      lower school students or transportation.      12/15/2011           SSS                   $60
                                                                                                                                            New students pay a registration fee of
                                                                                                                                            $1,000. FA is available for K-12.




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School Child Care Search Service                                                                     www.worklife.columbia.edu                                                                                                                          Fall 2011
                                                                           Tuition and Financial Aid Information for NYC- Area Independent Schools
                                                                      *This information was extracted from the schools' website. Parents are encouraged to contact the schools for confirmation.

                                                                                                                                                 % OF
                                                                                                     LOWEST       HIGHEST           FA
 SCHOOL NAME        START ENDS      GENDER        AREA                    WEBSITE                                                              STUDENTS    COMMENTS RELATED TO TUITION                  FA DEADLINE       FORM           APPLICATION FEE
                                                                                                   TUITION 2011 TUITION 2011      BUDGET
                                                                                                                                                WITH FA

                                                                                                                                                          Includes lunch for students in 2nd - 8th
                                                                                                                                                          Gr, materials, insurance. Additional 8th
Rodeph Sholom         N      8TH      Coed         UWS                 www.rssnyc.org                     12,500         36,630                           Grade graduation fee of $435. FA starts        12/1/2011      School Form               $60
                                                                                                                                                          with K. Synagogue membership
                                                                                                                                                          included.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  $55
                                                                                                                                                          FA available from Grade 1; limited
Rudolf Steiner        N     12TH      Coed         UES                 www.steiner.edu                    22,600         33,830                           resources for K. Optional lunch program        1/15/2012        TADS
                                                                                                                                                          for Grades 3-12 ($1,450).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $40 for Parent-Child
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Program

                                                                                                                                                          Includes athletics, books, lunch and PA
Saint David's        PK      8TH      Boys         UES               www.saintdavids.org                  24,215         36,300                                                                          12/1/2011         SSS        60; waived for FA applicants
                                                                                                                                                          dues.
                                                                                                                                                          PTS pays 50% of tuition for eligible
School at                                                                                                                                                 Columbia families. Neighborhood               12/8/2011 for
                      K      8TH      Coed         UWS           www.theschool.columbia.edu               31,600         31,600    4,500,000                                                                              TADS                   none
Columbia                                                                                                                                                  families selected in the lottery may          new families.
                                                                                                                                                          submit FA forms.

                                                                                                                                                          Sliding Scale Tuition. PA dues of
Solomon                                                                                                                                                   $180/child; discount for additional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        100; waived for sibling
Schechter School      K      8TH      Coed         UWS                  www.sssm.org                      32,950         34,600                           children). Additional fees required for        12/2/2011        FAST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              applicants
of Manhattan                                                                                                                                              school supplies, books, field trips, etc.
                                                                                                                                                          ranging from $80 to $3,385.

                                                                                                                                                          Tuition includes books, lunch, and class                                                $65
Spence                K     12TH      Girls        UES              www.spenceschool.org                  37,500         37,500    3,800,000     19%                                                     12/1/2011         SSS
                                                                                                                                                          trips.                                                                         $20 for FA applicants
Speyer Legacy         K      3RD      Coed         UWS              www.speyerlegacy.org                  31,000         31,000                           Sibling discount of $2,000 per child           12/15/2011        SSS                    $75


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $35 - Threes program
                                                                                                                                                          Tuition covers books, lunch (for lower
                                                                                                                                                          school). Additional fees required for field                                   $75 - Lower and Middle
St. Anne's            K     12Th      Coed                           www.saintannsny.org                  25,000         31,200                  15%                                                     12/15/2011        SSS
                                                                                                                                                          trips and lunch for middle and upper                                          Schools and 10th Grade
                                                                                                                                                          school. Birthday cut-off is November 1.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          $150 - High School

                                                                                                                                                          Includes lunch, books, supplies. There
St. Bernard's         K      9TH      Boys         UES               www.stbernards.org                   36,160         36,160                  20%                                                     1/15/2012         SSS                   none
                                                                                                                                                          are also prizes and scholarships funds.

                                                                                                                                                          Financial Aid awarded as early as
St. Hilda's & St.
                      N      8TH      Coed         UWS              http://www.sthildas.org                 8,840        36,700    1,500,000     25%      Nursery through 8th Gr. (Average grant:        12/1/2011        TADS                   none?
Hugh's
                                                                                                                                                          $16,540.00).
*This information was extracted from the school's website. Parents are encouraged to contact the school's directly for confirmation.



Columbia University
School Child Care Search Service                                                                                    www.worklife.columbia.edu                                                                                                                        Fall 2011
                                                            Tuition and Financial Aid Information for NYC- Area Independent Schools
                                                      *This information was extracted from the schools' website. Parents are encouraged to contact the schools for confirmation.

                                                                                                                                 % OF
                                                                                    LOWEST       HIGHEST             FA
 SCHOOL NAME       START ENDS     GENDER   AREA           WEBSITE                                                              STUDENTS    COMMENTS RELATED TO TUITION                  FA DEADLINE     FORM           APPLICATION FEE
                                                                                  TUITION 2011 TUITION 2011        BUDGET
                                                                                                                                WITH FA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        $70; waived for FA
St. Luke's          PK     8TH     Coed     DT       www.stlukeschool.org                 30,950         32,475                           No additional fees.                            12/1/2011      TADS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            applicants

St. Thomas Choir                                                                                                                          Tuition covers boarding, supplies,
                   3RD     8TH     Boys    MT         www.choirschool.org                 12,985         12,985                  75%                                                     4/39/2012       SSS                   none
School                                                                                                                                    instruments, lessons, books, and lunch

                                                                                                                                          Includes extended day (Pre-K through
                                                                                                                                          8th Gr.) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For Pre-K
Staten Island                                                                                                                             through 4th Gr., includes field trips,
                    PK     12TH    Coed     SI    www.statenislandacademy.org             16,500         29,050    1,500,000     30%                                                     12/16/2011      SSS                    $50
Academy                                                                                                                                   books and supplies. Additional fees for
                                                                                                                                          lunch, school wardrobe, etc. Scholarship
                                                                                                                                          is available to 6 -9 Gr.

                                                                                                                                          FA is available for Kindergarten and
Studio              N      8TH     Coed    UWS      www.studioschoolnyc.org                7,980         32,900                  20%                                                     1/10/2012      TADS                    $65
                                                                                                                                          higher.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      $65 for grades with no
                                                                                                                                          An additional fund helps families to pay                                            waitlist
Town                N      8TH     Coed    UES      www.thetownschool.org                 24,000         34,900    1,564,000     17%      for costs such as tutoring and testing.        1/15/2012       SSS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Waivers granted to FA
                                                                                                                                          Reduced fees for uniforms and events.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      applicants case-by-case

                                                                                                                                          Tuition is comprehensive. Laptop
                                                                                                                                          ($1,400 - $1,650) is required of students
Trevor Day          N      12TH    Coed    UES          www.trevor.org                    25,000         36,000                  18%                                                     12/15/2011     TADS        50; waived for FA applicants
                                                                                                                                          in Grades 5 - 12 , but FA applies to this
                                                                                                                                          purchase and to after school activities.

                                                                                                                                          Includes lunch and other required fees.
                                                                                                                                          Additional fees for textbooks, field trips,
Trinity             K      12TH    Coed    UES      www.trinityschoolnyc.org              36,870         38,180                                                                          12/15/2011      SSS                  Unclear
                                                                                                                                          PA dues, etc., however there is an
                                                                                                                                          allowance for FA recipients.
                                                                                                                                          One-time new parent levy per family
United Nations                                                                                                                            (Manh. = $2,500; Queens = $500).
International       K      12TH    Coed     DT           www.unis.org                     26,785         29,815                           Additional fees for PA membership               Unclear     School Form               $75
School                                                                                                                                    ($150/family), snacks, textbooks and
                                                                                                                                          field trips. Optional lunch program.
                                                                                                                                          Families make a one-time enrollment
Village
                    K      8TH     Coed     DT          www.vcsnyc.org              34000 (2010)    34000 (2010)                 23%      and Building Fund payment per child.           12/15/2011     TADS                  Unclear
Community
                                                                                                                                          Lunch is included in tuition.


World Class
                                                                                                                                          Tuition covers all fees except uniforms.
Learning
                   Pre-K   5Th             LWS       www.wclacademy.org                   14,000         31,900                           $2,000 non-refundable new student fee.           None          None                   $50
Academy New
                                                                                                                                          No mention of financial aid.
York


                                                                                                                                          Scholarships awarded for merit and
                                                                                                                                          need on school's "customary terms".
York Preparatory    6TH    12TH    Coed    UWS         www.yorkprep.org                   36,500         37,100                                                                          12/15/2011      SSS                    $50
                                                                                                                                          For those in Jump Start Program, fee is
                                                                                                                                          additional $17,000.


Columbia University
School Child Care Search Service                                                                   www.worklife.columbia.edu                                                                                                                       Fall 2011

				
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