Highest Percentage of Students on Financial Aid

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  • Among "Schools with < 200 Students", view the boarding schools with the highest percentage of students on financial aid (2018-19).
  • 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 (2018-19)

Among Schools with < 200 Students (out of 74 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % Students on Aid Grades Location
  • 1.-9.
    Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - March for Life Rally in Washington DC
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    >70%
    Grades: 9-12
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    860-822-6279
  • 2.-19.
    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 
    50%-70%
    Grades: 11-12, PG
    PO Box 292
    North BridgtonME 04057
    207-647-3322
  • 2.-19.
    50%-70%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    222 Isaac Frye Highway
    WiltonNH 03086
    6036542391
  • 2.-19.
    50%-70%

    Grades: 7-12
    5755 North State Road 9/P.O. Box 240
    HoweIN 46746
    888-462-4693
  • 5.-9.
    >70%
    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    804 Dr Robert K Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA 52556
    6414729400
  • 5.-9.
    >70%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    5404592167
  • 5.-9.
    >70%

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520
    888-275-6962
  • 5.-9.
    >70%

    Grades: K-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    3846 N. Hwy. 144
    GranburyTX 76048
    254.897.4822
  • 5.-9.
    >70%

    Grades: 7-12
    5801 Beattyville Rd.
    JacksonKY 41339
    606-666-5422
  • 5.-9.
    >70%

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    PO Box 3050, 198 Main St.
    Chester/Lake AlmanorCA 96020
    530-596-3343
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % Students on Aid Grades Location
  • 11.-19.
    50%-70%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA 52358
    1-319-519-1856
  • 11.-19.
    50%-70%

    Grades: 5-12, PG
    500 Main Street
    New WindsorMD 21776
    855-405-8600
  • 13.
    >70%
    Grades: 6-9
    253 Bushy Hill Road
    IvorytonCT 06442
    860-767-0848
  • 14.-9.
    >70%

    Grades: 10-12
    1460 Broadway Street #7032
    New YorkNY 10036
    646-504-6924
  • 15.-19.
    50%-70%
    Grades: 9-12
    101 North University
    Beaver DamWI 53916
    800-860-7725
  • 15.-19.
    Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Chatham Hall offers a competitive athletic program, with nine varsity sports. We've won numerous conference championships, most recently in swimming (four years in a row!), tennis, and field hockey.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    50%-70%

    Grades: 9-12
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    434-432-5516
  • 15.-19.
    50%-70%

    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Port Arthur Road
    LadysmithWI 54848
    715-532-0201
  • 15.-19.
    St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - Become friends for life.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    50%-70%

    Grades: 8-12
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    804-443-3357
  • 15.-19.
    50%-70%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1079 Firetower Road
    ColoraMD 21917
    4106589279
  • 20.-23.
    45%-50%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    4334 Hobbs Road
    GreensboroNC 27410
    336-217-7070
  • 20.-23.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 8
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    805-688-5114
  • 20.-23.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    518-523-3382
  • 20.-23.
    Olney Friends School
    Olney Friends School Photo - Each Wednesday, students take part in a dedicated three-hour art block with advanced art electives offered throughout the week. Recently, Olney has offered Murals, Digital Video, Impressionistic Art, Scaling and Scenery, Theater, Guitar, Native Art, Woodworking and Box Making courses.
    (Society of Friends)
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    61830 Sandy Ridge Road
    BarnesvilleOH 43713
    740-425-3655
  • 24.-39.
    Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - In addition to Mandarin, the School offers courses in Spanish and Portuguese.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    40%-45%
    Grades: 9-12
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811
  • 24.-39.
    Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Studying in the library, under the gaze of legendary Miss L. Gertrude Angell, SEM headmistress through both World Wars.
    All-Girls 
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    716-885-6780
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12
    500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    970-963-2562
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Darrow Road
    New LebanonNY 12125
    518-794-6006
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    616 High Street
    BathME 04530
    207-443-7101
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 2-12, PG (day)
    425 Morse Hill Rd.
    AmeniaNY 12501
    845-373-2012
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 4-9
    4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    518-523-9329
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-8236
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    22 Spackenkill Road
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    18454624200
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ 86333
    928-632-7601
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    583 Sugartown Road
    MalvernPA 19355
    610-644-1754
  • 24.-39.
    St. Thomas More School
    St. Thomas More School Photo
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    40%-45%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    860-823-3861
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    42605 RCR 36
    Steamboat SpringsCO 80487
    970-879-1350
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    413-774-2711
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 6-12
    22000 Hwy 27
    Lake WalesFL 33859
    863-676-6091
  • 24.-39.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    371 West Farm Road
    BethlehemNH 03574
    6034442928
  • 40.-48.
    35%-40%
    Grades: 9-12
    291 South Street
    WilliamstownMA 01267
    413-458-3919
  • 40.-48.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    18 Lehmann Way, PO Box 522
    DublinNH 03444
    1-603-563-7075
  • 40.-48.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    Dorfstrasse
    6085 Hasliberg GoldernSwitzerland 6085
    1-401-996-8682
  • 40.-48.
    Hoosac School
    Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac prides itself on diversity in all aspects of school life. This year 9 different countries and 11 different states are represented in our student body. As well as a diverse American cultures.
    (Episcopal)
    35%-40%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    518-686-7331
  • 40.-48.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805
  • 40.-48.
    St. Catherine's Academy
    St. Catherine's Academy Photo - Founded in 1889, St. Catherine's Academy is a Catholic school with a military tradition for boys in kindergarten – 8th grade.
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    35%-40%

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    714-772-1363
  • 40.-48.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    314 Mountain Road
    Cornwall on HudsonNY 12520
    845-458-7542
  • 40.-48.
    Subiaco Academy
    Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Abbey and Academy
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    35%-40%

    Grades: 7-12
    405 North Subiaco Avenue
    SubiacoAR 72865
    479-934-1034
  • 40.-48.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    3511 Verde Valley School Road
    SedonaAZ 86351
    928-284-2272
  • 49.-55.
    Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Foxcroft Riding
    All-Girls 
    30%-35%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    P.O. Box 5555
    MiddleburgVA 20118
    540-687-4340
  • 49.-55.
    Hillside School
    Hillside School Photo
    All-Boys 
    30%-35%

    Grades: 5-9
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    508-485-3483
  • 49.-55.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    W10085 Pike Plains Road
    DunbarWI 54119
    7153246900
  • 49.-55.
    Oak Hill Academy
    (Baptist)
    30%-35%

    Grades: 8-12
    2635 Oak Hill Road
    Mouth of WilsonVA 24363
    276-579-2619
  • 49.-55.
    Purnell School
    Purnell School Photo - Twelfth grade student working on a mural in the Johnson Art Center.
    All-Girls 
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    51 Pottersville Road, P.O. Box 500
    PottersvilleNJ 07979
    908-439-4009
  • 49.-55.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108
  • 49.-55.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day)
    400 Sunshine Drive
    MillerSD 57362
    605-853-3071
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-4343
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 6-12
    1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    770-394-8177
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12
    Slovenska 477/5
    Karlovy VaryCzech Republic 36001
    00420353227387
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 6-12
    14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    802-387-4545
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day)
    9790 Thayer Street
    HoughtonNY 14744
    585-567-8115
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    6316861600
  • 56.-71.
    La Lumiere School
    La Lumiere School Photo - La Lumiere School is a private, independent boarding and day school founded in 1963, located in La Porte, Indiana, on an idyllic 190-acre wooded campus. Mission: At La Lumiere, we form character, cultivate scholarship, and explore faith in order to grow into more complete versions of ourselves.
    (Catholic)
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    6801 N. Wilhelm Road
    La PorteIN 46350
    2193267450
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-0047
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12
    615 East Marquette Woods Road
    St. JosephMI 49085
    1-269-429-7861
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 1-8
    128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    434-293-9059
  • 56.-71.
    Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - VISUAL ARTS* Plethora of visual art classes offered during the academic day such as: studio, portfolio, digital design, ceramics, photography, architecture and design* Four state-of-the-art art studios* Renovated digital design classroom(PICTURE: Portfolio class held outside in the Spring)
    All-Girls 
    20%-30%

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    410-472-4800
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1 Rock Point Road
    BurlingtonVT 05408
    8028631104
  • 56.-71.
    South Kent School
    South Kent School Photo - Since its founding in 1923, South Kent School has provided its students with the intellectual, moral, physical and social framework for scholastic achievement in college and productive citizenship in adult society.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT 06785
    860-927-3539
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    235 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2667
    Olympic ValleyCA 96146
    530-583-9393
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 7-12
    4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    Saint LouisMO 63127
    314-843-4151
  • 56.-71.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    93 Camp School Road
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    603-569-3451
  • 72.-74.
    <20%
    Grades: 10-12, PG
    via Cavour 13
    Lanciano (CH)Italy 66034
    905-709-7401
  • 72.-74.
    <20%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    785 Beaver Street
    WalthamMA 02452
    781-314-0806
  • 72.-74.
    <20%

    Grades: 9-12
    106, Grande-Rue
    Verneuil-sur-SeineFrance 78480
    0033970407922

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