Tuition for the 2019-20 school year is $27,200 for Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 5 and $29,900 for Grades 6 – 8.
A fundamental goal of the school is to provide all families in the community the opportunity to send their children to Milton through graduation. Milton supports its strong commitment to socio-economic diversity through its Tuition Assistance program. The school offers need-based tuition assistance awards that seek to cover the difference between a family’s available resources and the cost of a student’s educational expenses.
For the 2018-19 school year, Milton distributed almost $3 million in tuition assistance to about 50% of its families. While Milton expects all parents to contribute toward the tuition cost to the extent they are financially able, the school encourages those who need assistance to apply.
Families are often surprised at the amount of assistance granted each year. If you are uncertain whether you will qualify, please refer to the chart below:
For the 2019-2020 school year, we are piloting a program where a Tuition Assistance award will be for a two-year duration rather than a one-year award.
How will this work?
FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment will be conducting the financial need analysis for Milton for the upcoming 2019—2020 school year. Follow the steps below to apply for tuition assistance at Milton for the 2019—2020 school year. New students must also complete an admission application in addition to the tuition assistance application.
For questions or concerns about the FACTS application process, please contact a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 866-441-4637. For general questions about tuition assistance at Milton, please contact Director of Admission Sindy Udell.
All financial information submitted to Milton is treated with the highest standard of confidentiality. Following the best practices of independent schools, there are no parents, faculty members, or Board of Trustee members on the Tuition Assistance Committee.
Tuition assistance awards are granted for one year. Families are required to furnish information regarding their current financial situation each year so that the Tuition Assistance Committee can conduct a review and make adjustment in light of a family’s and available funds. Every attempt is made to meet the demonstrated needs for tuition assistance of returning students from year to year. Barring significant changes in family circumstances or a significant change in the size of the school’s fund, families can expect consistent awards from year to year with small increases to account for tuition increases. The average increase in tuition over the last five years has been about five percent. The majority of assistance decisions are made in February for the following school year. A reserve fund is also set aside for families who unexpectedly need assistance during the school year.