Highest Percentage of Students on Financial Aid

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Among "All-Girls 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-Girls Schools (out of 19 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % Students on Aid Grades Location
  • 1.-3.Rank: #1-3
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - School year 2020-2021
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    >70%
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860) 822-6279
  • 1.-3.Rank: #1-3
    Miss Hall's School
    Miss Hall's School Photo - A talented, supportive community of learners awaits you at MHS. Our faculty are dedicated mentors who are passionate about their subjects and creative in their teaching, unafraid to ditch the textbook in favor of collaborative, project-based learning.
    All-Girls 
    >70%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    492 Holmes Road
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413) 499-1300
  • 1.-3.Rank: #1-3
    St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - WE BELIEVE YOU BELONG HERE. * 10 acre historic waterfront campus * 42 acre athletic complex * Within 2 hours of Washington, DC, Richmond, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    >70%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804) 443-3357
  • 4.Rank: #4
    60%-70%
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    (413) 774-2711
  • 5.-6.Rank: #5-6
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our oldest tradition may be forward thinking but we are anchored in many other traditions too. Roses and white dresses for commencement. Our Social & Academic Honor Code. Morning Meeting to start the day. ..
    All-Girls 
    50%-60%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716) 885-6780
  • 5.-6.Rank: #5-6
    50%-60%

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408-4200
  • 7.-14.Rank: #7-14
    Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Our traditions are a vital force: They bridge the generations, bond students, and help us continually build our community. Best of all, they're a lot of fun (and they help make Chatham Hall the unique place it is).
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    40%-50%
    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434) 432-5516
  • 7.-14.Rank: #7-14
    Emma Willard School
    Emma Willard School Photo
    All-Girls 
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518) 833-1320
  • 7.-14.Rank: #7-14
    40%-50%

    Grades: 8-12 | 5-12 (day)
    4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425) 641-0700
  • 7.-14.Rank: #7-14
    40%-50%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410) 559-3111
  • 7.-14.Rank: #7-14
    Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-Girls 
    40%-50%

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-3000
  • 7.-14.Rank: #7-14
    Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - Oldfields School`s Mission is to embrace each student`s authentic self, educate through collaboration, empower the individual voice, and inspire confidence and continual growth, leading to a life of purpose.
    All-Girls 
    40%-50%

    Grades: 8-12
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    (443) 662-1050
  • 7.-14.Rank: #7-14
    St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo - Completed in 2012, Dixon Hall is our state-of-the-art academic building. The technology-rich facility features the Taft Lecture Hall, the Coleman World Languages and Cultures Center, and a Center for Learning and Teaching.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD 21153
    (410) 486-7401
  • 7.-14.Rank: #7-14
    Santa Catalina School
    Santa Catalina School Photo - Come visit our beautiful campus in Monterey, California! Call the admission office at 831.655.9356 or email admission@santacatalina.org to schedule your visit.
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831) 655-9356
  • 15.-18.Rank: #15-18
    Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
    All-Girls 
    30%-40%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540) 687-4340
  • 15.-18.Rank: #15-18
    The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-Girls 
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703) 556-8273
  • 15.-18.Rank: #15-18
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860) 409-3530
  • 15.-18.Rank: #15-18
    Saint Mary's School
    Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School offers a historic, 23-acre campus in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina, and is only minutes from the renowned Research Triangle. Its unique location provides a vibrant 24/7 campus with unlimited opportunities for learning both on and off campus.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    900 Hillsborough Street
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919) 424-4100
  • 19.Rank: #19
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - The Dana Hall Dragons are ready to roar.
    All-Girls 
    <30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781) 489-1331
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