Highest Percentage of Students on Financial Aid

Among "Schools with < 200 Students", view the boarding schools with the highest percentage of students on financial aid (2024).
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.
% Students on Aid Range: 12% 95% Avg. % Students on Aid: 47%

Highest Percentage of Students on Financial Aid

Among Schools with < 200 Students (out of 70 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
Boarding School
% Students on Aid
Grades
Location
Rank: #1-121.-12
Academy of the Holy Family
Academy of the Holy Family Photo - Ambassadors Club
All-Girls (Catholic)
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 9-12
54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
(860) 822-6279
Rank: #1-121.-12
Bridgton Academy
Bridgton Academy Photo - Welcome to Bridgton Academy! Located in the Western Maine foothills and the heart of Maine's Lake Region, we've been preparing young men for the rigors of college and beyond since 1808. We Know PG.
All-Boys
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 12-12, PG
11 Academy Lane
North Bridgton, ME 04057
(207) 647-3322
Rank: #1-121.-12
French Camp Academy
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 1-12  | 7-12 (day)
1 Fine Place
French Camp, MS 39745
(662) 547-7233
Rank: #1-121.-12
The Kiski School
The Kiski School Photo - Beginning in 2024, Kiski will offer co-education, extending our outstanding opportunities and unique educational environment to both boys and girls.
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 9-12, PG
1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, PA 15681
(724) 639-8035
Rank: #1-121.-12
Maharishi School
Maharishi School Photo - Maharishi School is a non-sectarian, PS-12, day and boarding school with students from over 30 countries. The School offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and programs that expand a student's consciousness. Students start and end each day with yoga and meditation.
(2)
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 9-12  | PK-12 (day)
804 Dr Robert K Wallace Drive
Fairfield, IA 52556
(641) 472-9400
Rank: #1-121.-12
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 8-12, PG
614 South Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664
(540) 459-2167
Rank: #1-121.-12
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
(6)
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 9-12, PG
492 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-1300
Rank: #1-121.-12
North Cedar Academy
North Cedar Academy Photo - Welcome to North Cedar Academy!
(3)
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 9-12, PG
1500 Port Arthur Road
Ladysmith, WI 54848
(715) 609-1723
Rank: #1-121.-12
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 9-12, PG
W10085 Pike Plains Road
Dunbar, WI 54119
(715) 324-6900
Rank: #1-121.-12
St. Bernard Preparatory School
St. Bernard Preparatory School Photo - Academic achievement is high on the list of St. Bernard Prep priorities, with students consistently ranking above national and state averages in ACT and National Merit Exams.
(Catholic)
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 7-12
1600 St. Bernard Drive, S.E.
Cullman, AL 35055
(256) 255-5890
Rank: #1-121.-12
Subiaco Academy
Subiaco Academy Photo
All-Boys (Catholic)
(4)
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 7-12
405 North Subiaco Avenue
Subiaco, AR 72865
(479) 934-1000
Rank: #1-121.-12
THINK Global School
THINK Global School Photo - THINK Global School is comprised of 41 high school students who hail from all over the world. It's an opportunity to live next to and learn from a truly global student body.
% Students on Aid: >70%
Grades: 10-12
1460 Broadway Street #4027
New York, NY 10036
(646) 504-6924
Rank: #13-2013.-20
Chatham Hall
Chatham Hall Photo - Chatham Hall's campus was built to promote community and collaboration.
All-Girls (Episcopal)
(5)
% Students on Aid: 60%-70%
Grades: 9-12
800 Chatham Hall Circle
Chatham, VA 24531
(434) 432-5516
Rank: #13-2013.-20
Fishburne Military School
Fishburne Military School Photo
All-Boys
(7)
% Students on Aid: 60%-70%
Grades: 7-12
225 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980
(540) 946-7706
Rank: #13-2013.-20
Hargrave Military Academy
Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Hargrave is first and foremost a college preparatory boarding school. Our objective is to develop our cadets into leaders of character prepared for lifelong success.
All-Boys (Baptist)
(6)
% Students on Aid: 60%-70%
Grades: 7-12, PG
200 Military Drive
Chatham, VA 24531
(800) 432-2480
Rank: #13-2013.-20
The Orme School
The Orme School Photo - Caravan offers a unique outdoor adventure and academic program for students. Led by faculty, class-sized trips explore Southwest's stunning landscapes, diverse cultures, and rich history. Camping in National Parks or wilderness, students gain outdoor skills and delve into the region's natural and human history. Caravan grants academic credits for graduation.
(5)
% Students on Aid: 60%-70%
Grades: 8-12, PG
1000 E. Orme School Road,
Mayer, AZ 86333
(928) 632-1566
Rank: #13-2013.-20
St. Lawrence Seminary High School
All-Boys (Catholic)
% Students on Aid: 60%-70%
Grades: 9-12
301 Church Street
Mt. Calvary, WI 53057
(920) 753-7570
Rank: #13-2013.-20
% Students on Aid: 60%-70%
Grades: 8-12, PG
45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
(860) 823-3861
Rank: #13-2013.-20
Scattergood Friends School
Scattergood Friends School Photo - Scattergood Friends School offers engaging academics in a holistic learning environment. Offering students an inclusive community with opportunities to learn outdoors, go on adventures and make decisions about their learning. Set on a working organic farm and restored prairie we're celebrating 125 years of college preparatory education with Quaker values for grades 9 - 12, boarding and day.
(Quaker)
(1)
% Students on Aid: 60%-70%
Grades: 9-12  | 6-12 (day)
1951 Delta Avenue
West Branch, IA 52358
(319) 519-1856
Rank: #13-2013.-20
The Vanguard School
% Students on Aid: 60%-70%
Grades: 6-12
22000 Hwy 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859
(863) 676-6091
Rank: #21-3121.-31
Asia Pacific International School Hawaii
Asia Pacific International School Hawaii Photo
(Christian)
(1)
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 5-12, PG  | K-12, PG (day)
54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
Hauula, HI 96717
(808) 670-1909
Rank: #21-3121.-31
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
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 9-12, PG
205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 885-6780
Rank: #21-3121.-31
Foxcroft School
Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
All-Girls
(9)
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 9-12, PG
22407 Foxhound Lane
Middleburg, VA 20117
(540) 687-4340
Rank: #21-3121.-31
Iowa Conservatory
Iowa Conservatory Photo
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 9-12, PG  | 8-12, PG (day)
123 N. Linn St.
Iowa City, IA 52333
(319) 804-5943
Rank: #21-3121.-31
Midland School
(4)
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 9-12
PO Box 8 / 5100 Figueroa Mountain Road
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 688-5114
Rank: #21-3121.-31
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 8-12, PG  | 7-12, PG (day)
280 Locke Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 205-4270
Rank: #21-3121.-31
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 7-12, PG
78 Academy Ave.
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
(845) 534-3710
Rank: #21-3121.-31
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)
(2)
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 9-12, PG
8400 Greenspring Avenue
Stevenson, MD 21153
(410) 486-7401
Rank: #21-3121.-31
SPIRE Academy
SPIRE Academy Photo
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 9-12, PG
5201 SPIRE Circle
Geneva, OH 44041
(440) 466-1002
Rank: #21-3121.-31
Wayland Academy
Wayland Academy Photo - Wayland Hall, the most historic buildings on campus, currently houses first-year and sophomore boys. The interior was remodeled recently and offers some of the nicest rooms and gathering spaces on any campus in America.
(4)
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 9-12, PG
101 North University
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
(800) 860-7725
Rank: #21-3121.-31
West Nottingham Academy
West Nottingham Academy Photo
(10)
% Students on Aid: 50%-60%
Grades: 9-12, PG
1079 Firetower Road
Colora, MD 21917
(410) 658-9213
Rank: #32-4632.-46
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)
(7)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 9-12
273 Mayo Drive
St. George, VA 22935
(434) 985-2811
Rank: #32-4632.-46
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 9-12
500 Holden Way
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-2562
Rank: #32-4632.-46
Freeman Academy
Freeman Academy Photo - Freeman Academy - Faith-inspired learning for LIFE
(Christian)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 7-12  | K-12 (day)
PO BOX 1000 748 S. Main St.
Freeman, SD 57029
(605) 925-4237
Rank: #32-4632.-46
The Global College
The Global College Photo - The Global College in Madrid, Spain
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 11-12
Calle Castellón de la Plana 8
Madrid, Spain 28006
0034915689937
Rank: #32-4632.-46
Northwood School
Northwood School Photo
(1)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 9-12, PG
92 Northwood Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-3382
Rank: #32-4632.-46
Oak Hill Academy
Oak Hill Academy Photo
(Baptist)
(1)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 8-12
2635 Oak Hill Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
(276) 579-2619
Rank: #32-4632.-46
Oakwood Friends School
Oakwood Friends School Photo - Autumn colors on campus
(Quaker)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 8-12  | 5-12 (day)
22 Spackenkill Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 462-4200
Rank: #32-4632.-46
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
(12)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 8-12, PG
1500 Glencoe Road
Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152
(443) 662-1009
Rank: #32-4632.-46
The Phelps School
The Phelps School Photo
All-Boys
(1)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 6-12, PG
583 Sugartown Road
Malvern, PA 19355
(610) 644-1754
Rank: #32-4632.-46
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 8-12  | 6-12 (day)
505 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
(360) 378-6393
Rank: #32-4632.-46
Steamboat Mountain School
Steamboat Mountain School Photo - We believe in the value of selfless service, both locally and globally. All students participate in weekly service work in the Steamboat Springs area.
(5)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 9-12, PG  | K-12, PG (day)
42605 RCR 36
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
(970) 879-1350
Rank: #32-4632.-46
Stoneleigh-Burnham School
Stoneleigh-Burnham School Photo - Our challenging and supportive learning environment encourages appropriate risk-taking by providing a safe space for making mistakes. Stoneleigh-Burnham School offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.
All-Girls
(15)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 7-12, PG
574 Bernardston Road
Greenfield, MA 01301
(413) 774-2711
Rank: #32-4632.-46
The Storm King School
The Storm King School Photo - Small classes and a personalized environment enable college-bound students to succeed at The Storm King School.
(5)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 8-12, PG
314 Mountain Road
Cornwall on Hudson, NY 12520
(845) 534-9860
Rank: #32-4632.-46
Thomas Jefferson School
Thomas Jefferson School Photo - TJ sits on 20 picturesque acres in suburban St. Louis, MO.
(2)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 7-12
4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63127
(314) 843-4151
Rank: #32-4632.-46
Verde Valley School
Verde Valley School Photo - World class rock climbing and hundreds of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails near our campus keep our afternoon activities program varied and exciting.
(12)
% Students on Aid: 40%-50%
Grades: 9-12
3511 Verde Valley School Road
Sedona, AZ 86351
(928) 284-2272
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Buxton School
Buxton School Photo - At Buxton, we provide the time, experience, and environment that inspire young people to learn more and go deeper. Our students are doers, both in school and in life. Education at Buxton is not passive; it is a stimulating and constant process of questioning, discovering, synthesizing and sharing.
(4)
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 9-12, PG
291 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-3919
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Dublin School
Dublin School Photo - There`s dramatic beauty that is apparent on your first visit to Dublin. Surrounded by unspoiled forests, pristine lakes and Mt. Monadnock - the most climbed mountain in the world, our 500-acre campus supports a vibrant and supportive community of scholars, artists and athletes.
(1)
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 9-12
18 Lehmann Way, PO Box 522
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-7075
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Ecole d'Humanité
Ecole d'Humanité Photo
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 8-12, PG
Gmeindi 318b
Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland 6085
41339729292
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Hillside School
Hillside School Photo - Hillside School is located on 150 acres of land that is 45 minutes from Boston and 20 minutes from Worcester.
All-Boys
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 4-9
404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 485-3483
Rank: #47-5847.-58
The Knox School
The Knox School Photo - Founded in 1904, The Knox School is Long Island's oldest established private school. Our inclusive environment serves grades 6-12 and Post-Graduate, providing students with a broad world perspective and a wide range of skills to prepare them for the next phase of their journeys.
(1)
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 6-12, PG
541 Long Beach Road
Saint James, NY 11780
(631) 686-1600
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Linden Hall
Linden Hall Photo
All-Girls
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 6-12, PG
212 E Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
(717) 626-8512
Rank: #47-5847.-58
North Country School
North Country School Photo - North Country School's 220-acre campus is located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake Placid, New York, a popular resort town and the site of two Winter Olympic Games. Many of our buildings use solar energy and biomass heating to help reduce the school's carbon footprint and to teach and model responsible and sustainable living practices.
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 4-9
4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-9329
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Stuart Hall School
Stuart Hall School Photo - Students socialize between classes in the historic arcade
(Episcopal)
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 8-12, PG  | 6-12, PG (day)
235 West Frederick Street
Staunton, VA 24401
(540) 213-7774
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Tabor Academy
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 9-12
226 Front Street
Marion, MA 02738
(508) 291-8300
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Wasatch Academy
Wasatch Academy Photo - Wasatch Academy is located in Mount Pleasant, Utah, a quiet, mountain-valley town boasting a reputation for clean air, starry night skies, and safety. The campus is a 90-minute scenic drive from Salt Lake City International airport.
(5)
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 8-12, PG
120 South 100 West
Mt. Pleasant, UT 84647
(435) 462-1400
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Woodstock School
Woodstock School Photo
(Christian)
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 6-12  | PK-5 (day)
Landour, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand
Landour, India 248179
911356615
Rank: #47-5847.-58
Wy'East Mountain Academy
Wy'East Mountain Academy Photo
(3)
% Students on Aid: 30%-40%
Grades: 7-12, PG
59550 East Highway 26
Sandy, OR 97055
(503) 622-8931
Rank: #59-7059.-70
Besant Hill School
Besant Hill School Photo - Besant Hill School is located in the Ojai Valley, on 500 acres of private land with beautiful vistas in every direction. Facilities include four dormitories, outdoor sports facilities including a new aquatic center, indoor theater, atelier, and classrooms nestled along winding paths and oak trees. We also have an eight acre organic farm.
(1)
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 9-12, PG
8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
Ojai, CA 93023
(805) 646-4343
Rank: #59-7059.-70
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 6-12, PG
900 South Brehm Lane
Carbondale IL, IL 62901
(618) 457-0371
Rank: #59-7059.-70
EF Academy Oxford
EF Academy Oxford Photo - EF Academy Oxford's is a 20-minute walk from Oxford's city center. Centered around a restored, centuries-old mansion known as Cotuit Hall.
(4)
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 11-12
Pullens Lane Headington
Oxford, United Kingdom OX30DA
9144956028
Rank: #59-7059.-70
The Greenwood School
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
All-Boys
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 6-12
14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
(802) 387-4545
Rank: #59-7059.-70
The King's Academy
(Christian)
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 7-12  | PK-12 (day)
8401 Belvedere Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
(561) 686-4244
Rank: #59-7059.-70
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 9-12, PG
255 Olympic Valley Road | P.O. Box 2180
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
(530) 583-8665
Rank: #59-7059.-70
LCBI High School
LCBI High School Photo - LCBI High School is beautifully located on the riverbank of the South Saskatchewan River in Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada. Being in a small town has many advantages including safety, large campus space, and a friendly community.
(Christian)
(3)
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 9-12
700 Ash St
Outlook, Canada s0l2n0
(306) 860-7920
Rank: #59-7059.-70
Marvelwood School
Marvelwood School Photo - We offer a wide variety of competitive athletics each season.
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 9-12, PG
476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-0047
Rank: #59-7059.-70
Michigan Lutheran High School
Michigan Lutheran High School Photo - Michigan Lutheran High School opened its best-in-class dormitory in August 2014. We are only one of six boarding schools recognized by the state of Michigan.
(Christian)
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 9-12
615 East Marquette Woods Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085
(269) 429-7861
Rank: #59-7059.-70
Nancy Campbell Academy
Nancy Campbell Academy Photo
(2)
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 7-12, PG
45 Waterloo Street South
Stratford, ON, Canada L0R1B
(519) 272-1900
Rank: #59-7059.-70
Rock Point School
Rock Point School Photo - Engaged learning with hands-on teachers.
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 9-12, PG
1 Rock Point Road
Burlington, VT 05408
(802) 863-1104
Rank: #59-7059.-70
Wolfeboro Camp School
Wolfeboro Camp School Photo - Wolfeboro: the summer solution for academic progress. Progress is expected but also celebrated!
(1)
% Students on Aid: <30%
Grades: 5-12, PG
93 Camp School Road
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-3451

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