Affording Collegiate

Affording Collegiate

An independent school education is one of the most important investments you can make for your child. Collegiate is committed to enrolling students from a wide range of socioeconomic levels. Our Indexed Tuition Model is designed to tailor a tuition price that matches your family’s demonstrated need. Collegiate awarded more than $3 million in tuition assistance to approximately 40% of the student body for the 2018-19 school year.

Tuition includes daily lunch, off-campus field trips, books for grades JK-8, academic fees, overnight trips, musical instrument rental and more. We encourage you to use the Indexed Tuition Calculator below to estimate a tuition price for your family.

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Austin Anderton


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*Based on a family of 4 with two parents filing jointly and one tuition-paying student you may qualify to pay this projected tuition amount.

*To qualify for Collegiate’s Indexed Tuition, families must apply through a standard process (SSS) administered by the National Association of Independent Schools. Please note that there are many factors that go into determining a family’s tuition level, including the availability of funds and Collegiate’s enrollment.  Additional factors are considered by SSS when evaluating a family’s ability to pay, including but not limited to: family size, the number of children attending tuition-charging schools, and assets and liabilities not reflected in household income.


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2019-2020 Tuition rates
Junior Kindergarten$12,500
Grades 1-4$21,200
Grade 5$22,700
Grades 6-12$24,240
*Deposit to Enroll$1,000
*Enrollment deposit is applied toward tuition.
Athletic Team Fees: $75-$125 based on the sport.
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Lower School Bundled Fees

The following items are included in tuition
  • Textbooks

  • Daily Lunch

  • Daily Snack (JK-5)

  • Technology Fees

  • Science Lab Fees and Supplies

  • Visual Art Fees and Supplies

  • Sheet Music and Recorders (5th Grade)
  • Medical Care from Health Center

  • Student Support Services

  • Standardized Test Fees (ERB-CPT IV)

  • Required Field Trips

  • Parent Association Fees

Not Included
  • School Uniforms
  • After School Care

MIDDLE & UPPER School Bundled Fees

The following items are included in tuition
  • Middle School Textbooks

  • Daily Lunch

  • Personalized E-mail Account and Network Storage

  • Access to Network Printers and Photocopiers for School Work

  • Science Lab Fees and Supplies

  • Visual Art Fees and Supplies

  • Sheet Music and Instrument Rental

  • Medical Care from Health Center

  • Daily Snack (Grades 6-8)
  • Standardized Test Fees (ERB-CTP IV, Grades 6-8)
  • PSAT Registration (Sophomores and Juniors)

  • Required Field Trips

  • Athletic Therapy Services for Sports-Related Injuries

  • Co-curricular Activity Fees: Clubs and Academic Teams

  • Parent Association Fees

  • Graduation Fees, including Invitations

  • College Counseling Fees: Transcript Requests, Postage for Applications/Recommendations, Individual College Counseling Appointments, Online College Counseling Database

Not included
      • School Uniforms
      • Physical Education Uniform (Grades 6-10)
      • Athletic Team Fees (Grades 5-12)
      • Upper School Textbooks
      • Personal Computing Device (Grades 8-12)
      • Advanced Placement Testing Fees (Grades 9-12)
      • KUNA and KYA Club Hotel Fees (Grades 6-12)