Tuition and Financial Aid Information

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Tuition and Financial Aid Information 2018-09-14T15:38:32+00:00

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Tuition and Fees for the 2018-2019 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 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

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

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*
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.

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

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).  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
Payment Plan Payment(s) Due HES Enrollment Fee
1-Pay Plan July 1, 2018 no additional fee
2-Pay Plan July 1 & December 1, 2018 $25 HES Enrollment Fee
10-Pay Plan Monthly June 2018 – March 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

Tuition Assistance (2018-2019)

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: