Tuition and Financial Aid Information

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Tuition and Financial Aid Information 2019-02-11T18:56:35-05:00

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Tuition and Fees for the 2019-2020 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 2019-2020

Pre-primary and Montessori Preschool

3-year-old and 4-year- old children
(5 half-day classes)

1st child: $11,325
2nd child: $10,985
3rd child: $10,765
4th child: $10,555

Kindergarten and Montessori

5-year old children
(5 full day classes)

1st child: $13,850
2nd child: $13,510
3rd child: $13,290
4th child: $13,080

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: $13,850*
5 mornings/ 3 afternoons: $ 13,060*
5 mornings/ 2 afternoons: $12,670*
Grade 1 – Grade 8

1st child: $13,850
2nd child: $13,510
3rd child: $13,290
4th child: $13,080

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

* For siblings, the Director of Business Operations will develop a sibling price consistent with NFA’s sibling scale

Continuous Enrollment (2019-2020)

Returning students enrolled in preschool through grade seven continue their enrollment at NFA for the 2019-2020 school year, unless the family submits a written notice of withdrawal to the Director of Admissions by March 15, 2019. A non-refundable and non-transferable deposit of $700 per child is due by April 1, 2019.

New student enrollment deposits are to be paid to NFA with the signed Continuous Enrollment Contract.

Payment Options (2019-2020)

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy offers the following options for tuition, fees, and after school care payment. Payments are made to Higher Education Services, Inc. (HES).  Families may select their payment plan on the enrollment agreement.

  • 1- Pay Plan (July 1, 2019)
  • 2- Pay Plan (July 1, 2019 and December 1, 2019)
    * $25 HES enrollment fee
  • 10-Pay Plan (Monthly: June 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020
    * $55 HES enrollment fee
Payment Plan Payment(s) Due HES Enrollment Fee
1-Pay Plan July 1, 2019 no additional fee
2-Pay Plan July 1 & December 1, 2019 $25 HES Enrollment Fee
10-Pay Plan Monthly June 2019 – March 2020 $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

Tuition Assistance (2019-2020)

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy offers limited tuition assistance to those with demonstrated financial need. After an assessment, the National Association of Independent Schools’ School and Student Services will make a recommendation to the Office of Business Operations as a guideline in determining individual awards.  Financial aid is renewable and families are required to apply each year.

Applying for Financial Aid does not affect your child’s chances of admission.  The processes are simultaneous, but separate. That said, each family also bears the primary responsibility for completing all necessary steps of the financial aid application.  We know this process can be daunting at first, but we are here to support you.


  1. Complete and submit the Parent’s Financial Statement (PFS)

           Online form can be found at NFA code is 5424.

  1.  You will be required to upload the following documentation: most recent tax return, W-2, and pay stub.
  2.  Deadline: April 15th
  3.  Financial Aid decision letters will be sent to each applicant family in early May.

Tuition assistance may also be available from outside organizations such as: