Affording Priory

Tuition

2019 - 2020 Tuition
Tuition, Grades 7-12 $24,990
Lunch $1,125
Textbooks* (estimate)

$400 - $600 per year

Students typically incur other limited costs during the school year for items such as sports equipment or uniforms and advanced placement test fees.

*Textbook costs will vary from year to year depending on the course schedule.

Did you know?

 
  • Every applicant to 7th grade is considered for academic scholarships.
  • 529 plans can now be used for secondary education.
  • Payments can be spread over 10 months using Priory's payment management system.
  • Priory works with families during times of change and transition. If your circumstances change, we will support you.

Steps for prospective or current Priory families to seek reduced tuition:

  1. Complete an application for reduced tuition using the FACTS Grant & Aid Application. FACTS is a third party financial aid management program with which Priory works.
  2. FACTS will calculate a suggested family contribution to tuition based on the information provided.
  3. Priory will review the information and determine the appropriate tuition based on each family's ability to pay.
  4. Current Priory families will receive tuition information via email. Families of applicants to Priory who are admitted will receive tuition information with acceptance packet.
2019-2020 Tuition Assistance Timeline
FACTS Application opens Oct. 1, 2019
FACTS Application due Jan. 14, 2020
Admission decision/tuition assistance award notifications for new students mailed March 13, 2020
Enrollment contract & deposit deadline

April 3, 2020

 

More than $1.9 million

More than $1.9 million in tuition assistance was offered to families in 2018-19. Awards are not based on income alone, but also take into consideration family size and other core expenditures.

Tuition Assistance FAQs

Will Applying for Tuition Assistance affect my admission decision?

No. Our admission decisions are need-blind, meaning admission decisions are made separately from decisions concerning tuition assistance.

 

Do I need to complete a separate FACTS Grant & Aid Application for each child?

No. Each family only needs to complete one FACTS Application.

 

What is the deadline for the FACTS Grant & Aid Application?

The application is due Jan. 14, 2020. If your family is completing the application process after the deadline, please go ahead and complete the FACTS Application at that time. We may still be able to award tuition assistance to applications received in the spring and summer.

FACTS Grant & Aid Application

Is there a cost for the FACTS Grant & Aid Application?

Yes. There is a $30 fee to submit the FACTS Application. If the fee is burdensome and your family needs a fee waiver, please contact us.

 

What if my financial situation changes?

Each year during January families applying for tuition assistance will need to complete the FACTS Grant & Aid Application again. We will take any changes in circumstances into account when making awards for the following school year.

Is there an income cut-off for Tuition Assistance?

No. Income is the primary factor used to determine need-based aid; however, we take many other factors into account including household size, number of dependents, other tuition costs, net worth, debt, and other financial obligations.

Should our son apply to Priory even if we are concerned about our ability to afford the tuition?

If you think Priory is the right fit for your son, please apply! We do not want families to fail to apply due to concerns about affordability. We will do our best to help your family make attending Priory a reality.

Questions?

We are here to support you. Please contact our Director of Finance:

Laurie Krieger
Director of Finance
(314) 434-3690 x316
lkrieger@priory.org

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