Highest Percentage of Students on Financial Aid

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Among "All-Boys Schools", view the boarding schools with the highest percentage of students on financial aid (2021).
Keep in mind that challenging and creative education programs at boarding schools require a substantial amount of resources.
Generally, the full cost of educating a student at any boarding school exceeds the cost of tuition by several thousand dollars - schools rely on other revenue sources (e.g., endowments, annual giving, etc.) in addition to tuition revenue to cover their costs.
In that sense, all students at boarding schools receive financial aid.
When schools offer "financial aid" (in the traditional sense of the phrase) to reduce tuition, those reductions are in addition to the already subsidized cost of full tuition.
Keep this in mind when assessing the full value that boarding schools provide for your investment.

Highest Percentage of Students on Financial Aid (2021)

Among All-Boys Schools (out of 28 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % Students on Aid Grades Location
  • 1.-3.Rank: #1-3
    Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    >70%
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800) 462-3862
  • 1.-3.Rank: #1-3
    The Kiski School
    The Kiski School Photo - Kiski's outdoor classroom and project-based learning culture gives boys the opportunity to get out of traditional four-walled classrooms and experience the beautiful scenery that Western Pennsylvania autumn offers! With our dedicated STEAM and Makerspace areas, young men get to roll up their sleeves and enjoy hands-on learning!
    All-Boys 
    >70%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724) 639-8035
  • 1.-3.Rank: #1-3
    >70%

    Grades: 7-12
    1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    (610) 989-1200
  • 4.-5.Rank: #4-5
    Bridgton Academy
    Bridgton Academy Photo - Our Humanities Center is one of two academic buildings on campus, and the hub for our academic administration, Focused Academic Coaching, Academic Support, and the Marcella/Sands Lecture Hall.
    All-Boys 
    60%-70%
    Grades: 11-12, PG
    PO Box 292
    North BridgtonME 04057
    (207) 647-3322
  • 4.-5.Rank: #4-5
    60%-70%

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    (573) 581-1776
  • 6.-7.Rank: #6-7
    Saint Stanislaus High School
    Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    50%-60%
    Grades: 7-12
    304 S. Beach Blvd.
    Bay St. LouisMS 39520
    (228) 467-9057
  • 6.-7.Rank: #6-7
    Trinity-Pawling School
    Trinity-Pawling School Photo - Find your home away from home on our stunning 230-acre campus. We're a buzzing community, with 8 dorms, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, a chapel, and an Arts Center with a theater and painting studios. Zip into New York City by train for cultural activities, or enjoy the great outdoors just minutes from campus.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    50%-60%

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845) 855-4825
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    40%-50%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800) 464-2866
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434) 985-2811
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 8-12
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828) 684-6232
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    Hillside School
    Hillside School Photo
    All-Boys 
    40%-50%

    Grades: 4-9
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508) 485-3483
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - McCallie's academic programs go beyond merely mastering the necessary material. They excel at teaching students to think. McCallie does not teach courses or subjects; McCallie teaches boys.
    All-Boys 
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (800) 234-2163
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    Mount Michael Benedictine School
    Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402) 238-1457
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    The Phelps School
    The Phelps School Photo - We are LIVE and IN PERSON! Proper COVID protocols being followed allowing us to continue our objective of transformation and maximization.
    All-Boys 
    40%-50%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    (610) 644-1754
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    40%-50%

    Grades: 6-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    (800) 462-2338
  • 8.-16.Rank: #8-16
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA 22989
    (888) 798-9371
  • 17.-22.Rank: #17-22
    30%-40%
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800) 948-6291
  • 17.-22.Rank: #17-22
    30%-40%

    Grades: 6-12
    425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314) 692-6640
  • 17.-22.Rank: #17-22
    30%-40%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440) 275-2811
  • 17.-22.Rank: #17-22
    Hargrave Military Academy
    Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    30%-40%

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    (800) 432-2480
  • 17.-22.Rank: #17-22
    Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo - Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    (860) 435-5732
  • 17.-22.Rank: #17-22
    Subiaco Academy
    Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Students with Father Cassian
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    30%-40%

    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    (479) 422-9775
  • 23.-28.Rank: #23-28
    <30%
    Grades: 7-12
    2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888) 762-2338
  • 23.-28.Rank: #23-28
    <30%

    Grades: 6-9
    62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    (603) 523-3548
  • 23.-28.Rank: #23-28
    Eaglebrook School
    Eaglebrook School Photo - Eaglebrook School teaches middle school boys the skills they will need for the rest of their lives. Learn more about our Core Skills at https://www.eaglebrook.org/coreskills.
    All-Boys 
    <30%

    Grades: 6-9
    271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-9111
  • 23.-28.Rank: #23-28
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Average class size is 16. Student to teacher ratio is 8:1. Boarding Faculty to Student Ratio is 1:5
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301) 214-1215
  • 23.-28.Rank: #23-28
    <30%

    Grades: 6-12
    14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802) 387-4545
  • 23.-28.Rank: #23-28
    <30%

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550
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