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Tuition Information

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Tuition and Fees for the 2018-2019 school year are detailed below.

Tuition

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 2018-2019.

Pre-primary and Montessori Preschool
3-year old and 4-year old children
(5 half-day classes)

1st child: $10,995
2nd child: $10,660
3rd child: $10,450
4th child: $10,230

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: $13,445*
5 mornings/ 3 afternoons: $ 12,680*
5 mornings/ 2 afternoons: $12,300*
  * For siblings, the Director of Business Operations
will develop a sibling price consistent with
NFA’s
 sibling scale

Kindergarten and Montessori
5-year old children
(5 full day classes)

1st child: $13,445
2nd child: $13,115
3rd child: $12,900
4th child: $12,680

Grade 1 – Grade 8

1st child: $13,445
2nd child: $13,115
3rd child: $12,900
4th child: $12,680

Note: The graduation fee of $150 for
Eighth Grade students is not included.

 

Continuous Enrollment (2018-2019)

All students currently enrolled in preschool through grade seven continue their enrollment at NFA by returning a Continuous Enrollment Contract for the 2018-2019 school year. Then beginning with the 2018-19 academic school year, students are enrolled automatically for each successive academic year until graduation from Norwood-Fontbonne Academy.  

A non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of $600 per child is offered to families who complete the agreement by March 16, 2018.  After March 16, an $850 non-refundable and non-transferable deposit is required.  All deposits are to be paid to NFA with the signed continuous enrollment agreement.

 

Payment Options (2018-2019)

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, 2018)
  • 2- Pay Plan (July 1, 2018 and December 1, 2018)
    * $25 HES enrollment fee
  • 10-Pay Plan (Monthly: June 1, 2018 – March 1, 2019)
    * $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 nnadler@norfon.org.

 

Tuition Assistance (2018-2019)

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 nnadler@norfon.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: