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  • Among "All-Girls Schools", view the boarding schools with the highest percentage of students on financial aid (2019-20).
  • 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 (2019-20)

Among All-Girls Schools (out of 21 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % Students on Aid Grades Location
  • 1.Rank: #1
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - April 2019 Retreat
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    >70%
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860)822-6279
  • 2.-6.Rank: #2-6
    Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Whether you ve been riding your whole life or have always wanted to you can find a place in our program. The Chatham Hall campus is home to more than 30 horses, three teaching arenas, a permanent Hunter Trials course, and plenty of trails. We teach hunt seat the Modern Forward Riding System with an emphasis on horse and rider
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    50%-60%
    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434)432-5516
  • 2.-6.Rank: #2-6
    Emma Willard School
    Emma Willard School Photo - Emma Girls share a laugh in one of our historic dormitories.
    All-Girls 
    50%-60%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518)833-1320
  • 2.-6.Rank: #2-6
    50%-60%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)408-4200
  • 2.-6.Rank: #2-6
    Miss Hall's School
    Miss Hall's School Photo - The Athletic Department at Miss Hall's instills in student-athletes the values of fitness, teamwork, and competition while inspiring each girl to master physical skills, envision her potential, strive to attain goals, build confidence, and experience the power of community pride.
    All-Girls 
    50%-60%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)499-1300
  • 2.-6.Rank: #2-6
    St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - BELIEVE IN SOMETHING GREATER. * What kind of person will you be? Honest? Trustworthy? Responsible? * Our honor code inspires a culture of honesty and promotes trust in one another. * We have confidence that you will do the right thing, even when no one is watching. * We believe in you.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    50%-60%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804)443-3357
  • 7.-13.Rank: #7-13
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our one-to-one tablet computer program gives each girl instant access to a wealth of information.
    All-Girls 
    40%-50%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716)885-6780
  • 7.-13.Rank: #7-13
    40%-50%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410)559-3111
  • 7.-13.Rank: #7-13
    Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-Girls 
    40%-50%

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814)684-3000
  • 7.-13.Rank: #7-13
    Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - Our renowned equestrian program takes learning out of the classroom and into the barn.
    All-Girls 
    40%-50%

    Grades: 8-12
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    (410)472-4800
  • 7.-13.Rank: #7-13
    St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo - The Commons is equal parts living room and dining room. The newest building on campus, the Commons is a gathering space that houses the dining hall and the new Redlands Cafe.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD 21153
    (410)486-7401
  • 7.-13.Rank: #7-13
    Santa Catalina School
    Santa Catalina School Photo - Volleyball in the Gym
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831)655-9356
  • 7.-13.Rank: #7-13
    40%-50%

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    (413)774-2711
  • 14.-19.Rank: #14-19
    30%-40%
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 5-12, PG (day)
    4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425)641-0700
  • 14.-19.Rank: #14-19
    Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Foxcroft School House
    All-Girls 
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540)687-4340
  • 14.-19.Rank: #14-19
    Linden Hall School
    Linden Hall School Photo
    All-Girls 
    30%-40%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    (717)626-8512
  • 14.-19.Rank: #14-19
    The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
    All-Girls 
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703)556-8273
  • 14.-19.Rank: #14-19
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860)409-3530
  • 14.-19.Rank: #14-19
    Saint Mary's School
    Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School, established in 1842, is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12 in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the fourth oldest girls' boarding/day school in the United States.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    900 Hillsborough Street
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919)424-4100
  • 20.-21.Rank: #20-21
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - Experimentation. Exploration. Creativity. Dana Hall`s visual artists are sensitive observers of themselves and the world around them.
    All-Girls 
    <30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781)489-1331
  • 20.-21.Rank: #20-21
    The Hockaday School
    The Hockaday School Photo
    All-Girls 
    <30%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX 75229
    (214)360-6526

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