Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Tuition and Fees for the 2017-2018 school year are detailed below.
Tuition rates vary based upon the child’s program and the number of children from one family attending the Academy.
Click here for our Tuition Schedule Brochure 2017-2018.
Pre-primary and Montessori Preschool
1st child: $10,675
|Pre-primary and Montessori Preschool
3-year old and 4-year old children
(full day classes)
AM: Pre-primary or Montessori Program
PM: Afternoon blended learning program
5 mornings/ 5 afternoons: $13,050*
5 mornings/ 3 afternoons: $ 12,310*
5 mornings/ 2 afternoons: $11,940*
|* For siblings, the Director of Business Operations
will develop a sibling price consistent with
NFA’s sibling scale
Kindergarten and Montessori
1st child: $13,050
|Grade 1 – Grade 8
1st child: $13,050
Note: The graduation fee of $150 for
All students currently enrolled in preschool through grade seven continue their enrollment at NFA by returning an enrollment agreement for the 2017-2018 school year. A non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of $600 per child is offered to families who complete the agreement by March 10, 2017. After March 10, an $850 non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is required. All deposits are to be paid to NFA with the signed continued enrollment agreement.
Payment Options (2017-2018)
Norwood-Fontbonne Academy offers the following options for tuition, fees, and after school care payment. Payments are made to Higher Education Services, Inc. (HES). Higher Education Services, Inc. is one of the leading providers of quality payment plan options since 1986. Families may select their payment plan on the enrollment agreement.
- 1- Pay Plan (July 1, 2017)
- 2- Pay Plan (July 1, 2017 and December 1, 2017)
* $25 HES enrollment fee
- 10-Pay Plan (Monthly: June 1, 2017 – March 1, 2018)
* $55 HES enrollment fee
For questions regarding payment plans, please contact Nancy Nadler, Director of Business Operations, at (215) 247-3811 ext. 201 or by email email@example.com.
Tuition Assistance (2017-2018)
Norwood-Fontbonne Academy offers limited tuition assistance to those with demonstrated financial need. Families interested in financial assistance will be asked to apply for aid through the NAIS School and Student Services (SSS) at sssbynais.org. (NFA code is 5424) Any enrolled or newly-accepted student may apply for tuition assistance. Parents interested in tuition assistance should submit a written request to Nancy Nadler, Director of Business Operations, at (215) 247-3811 ext. 201 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. The process involves completing a Parent’s Financial Statement (PFS) and submitting a copy of Income Tax 1040. If parents are divorced or separated, each parent must file a separate PFS Form. All forms must be submitted to School and Student Services by April 15th.
After an assessment, the National Association of Independent Schools’ School and Student Services will make a recommendation to the Office of Business Operations. All tuition assistance applications are handled confidentially and awards are communicated in early May.
Tuition assistance may also be available from outside organizations such as:
- The Children’s Scholarship Fund (for Philadelphia residents only – application deadline March 1)
- BLOCS (application deadline April 15)
- The Bravo Foundation (application deadline April 15)