Highest Percentage of Students on Financial Aid

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  • Among "Schools with 400+ 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 400+ Students (out of 85 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % Students on Aid Grades Location
  • 1.-4.
    >70%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 West College Blvd
    RoswellNM 88201
    800-421-5376
  • 1.-4.
    >70%

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun GapGA 30568
    706-746-7720
  • 1.-4.
    >70%

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    201 Campus Drive, PO Box 10
    Tallulah FallsGA 30573
    706-754-0400
  • 1.-4.
    >70%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    330 N. Glenview Avenue
    Milwaukee WI 53213
    4144534567
  • 5.-6.
    60%-70%
    Grades: 9-12
    3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    2484311697
  • 5.-6.
    60%-70%

    Grades: 9-12
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    716-627-1200
  • 7.-11.
    George School
    George School Photo - George School Football takes on rival ANC
    (Society of Friends)
    50%-60%
    Grades: 9-12
    1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
    NewtownPA 18940
    215-579-6547
  • 7.-11.
    50%-60%

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    304-233-1436
  • 7.-11.
    50%-60%

    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    1-800-462-2338
  • 7.-11.
    50%-60%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    621 N Jefferson St
    RoanokeVA 24016
    540-982-3532
  • 7.-11.
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Athletics at Wyoming Seminary are competitive. Sem offers several choices to student-athletes every season, and over 75% of Sem students participate in our athletic programs.
    (United Methodist)
    50%-60%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    570-270-2160
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 600
    BlairstownNJ 07825
    908-362-6121
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    903-894-5000
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    1300 Academy Road
    CulverIN 46511
    574-842-7100
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    1014 Cave Spring Road, SW
    RomeGA 30161
    706-235-6051
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    745 Main Street
    FryeburgME 04037
    207-935-2013
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    860 Beech Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    610-326-1000
  • 12.-28.
    Kent School
    Kent School Photo - Kent's Pre-Engineering certificate program is a unique opportunity for hands-on exploration in Robotics, Manufacturing Engineering and Computer Programming.
    (Episcopal)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 2006
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-6111
  • 12.-28.
    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 | 6-12 (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    1-800-234-2163
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    300 East Seminary Street
    MercersburgPA 17236
    717-328-6173
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 South Main Street
    HightstownNJ 08520
    609-944-7501
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    180 Main Street
    AndoverMA 01810
    978-749-4050
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    20 Main Street
    ExeterNH 03833
    603-777-3437
  • 12.-28.
    St. Paul's School
    St. Paul's School Photo - SPS 1
    (Episcopal)
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    325 Pleasant Street
    ConcordNH 03301
    603-229-4700
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1000 Shumway Avenue
    FaribaultMN 55021
    507-333-1618
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12
    1350 Gardena Avenue NE
    FridleyMN 55432
    763-586-6316
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413) 529-3241
  • 12.-28.
    40%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    81 Providence Street
    WorcesterMA 01604
    508-459-5481
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    800-464-2866
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    171 Baylor School Road
    ChattanoogaTN 37405
    423-267-5902
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 6-12
    425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    314-692-6640
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    203-697-2239
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    2486453610
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Boyden Lane
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-1400
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    877-933-4347
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    1 Elm Street
    ByfieldMA 01922
    978-499-3120
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    860-435-3102
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    176 Edgerstoune Road
    PrincetonNJ 08540
    609-921-7600
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    847-615-3267
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2500 Main Street
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    8007352030
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Office of Admission
    WindsorCT 06095
    860-687-6400
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA 01742
    978-371-6524
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA 02186
    617-898-2227
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    407-469-2561
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    One Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA 01354
    413-498-3227
  • 29.-57.
    The Pennington School
    (United Methodist)
    30%-40%

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    112 West Delaware Avenue
    PenningtonNJ 08534
    609-737-6128
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    415-258-1905
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    16923 Norwood Road
    Sandy SpringMD 20860
    301-774-7455
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    412-968-3180
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA 93953
    831-625-8309
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    860-386-4440
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    66 Spring Street
    MarionMA 02738
    508-291-8300
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    860-945-7700
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    55 Deblaquire St N.
    Port HopeCanada L1A4K
    19058853217
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    1175 West Baseline Road
    ClaremontCA 91711
    909-482-5214
  • 29.-57.
    30%-40%

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    423 Main Street
    WilbrahamMA 01095
    413-596-9107
  • 58.-85.
    <30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 4-12 (day)
    362 Mariposa Avenue
    OttawaCanada K1M0T3
    613-749-9630
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    9253627223
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA 01257
    413-229-1003
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    9042565030
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P1Canada 1
    1-250-743-5521
  • 58.-85.
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - Whether riding is the center of your life or a sport you've always wanted to pursue, at Dana Hall you can take the reins yourself.
    All-Girls 
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    781-489-1331
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 7-9 | K-9 (day)
    48 Main Street
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    5084908201
  • 58.-85.
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Photo
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12
    440 St. Katherine Dr.
    La Canada FlintridgeCA 91011
    626-685-8521
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    975 West Main Street
    Dover FoxcroftME 04426
    207-564-8664
  • 58.-85.
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - School spirit and camaraderie create lasting memories and life-long friendships.
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    301-214-1215
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX 75229
    214-360-6526
  • 58.-85.
    The King's Academy
    The King's Academy Photo - Make friends with students from all over the world.
    (Christian)
    <30%

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    202 Smothers Road
    SeymourTN 37865
    865-573-8321
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12 | 2-12 (day)
    P.O. Box 227
    Prides CrossingMA 01965
    978-236-3000
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2 Macleans roadBuck lands beach
    AucklandNew Zealand 2014
    4802730654
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    295 Main Street
    PittsfieldME 04967
    207-487-2282
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12
    49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs FerryNY 10522
    914-479-6420
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12
    2 School Way
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    831-768-6137
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    4254 Colonial Avenue
    RoanokeVA 24018
    5409896641
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    206-682-7309
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    6300 SW Nicol Road
    PortlandOR 97223
    503-768-3115
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 5-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    2 Ridley Road
    St CatharinesCanada l2r 7c3
    905-684-1889
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12
    3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL 33434
    561-210-2020
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1000 Main Street, PO Box 906
    St. JohnsburyVT 05819
    802-751-2130
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 8-12 | K-12 (day)
    3400 Richmond Road
    VictoriaCanada V8P 4P5
    (250) 370-6170
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    6500 St. Stephen's Drive
    AustinTX 78746
    512-327-1213
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 8-12
    1975 Renfrew Road
    Shawnigan Lake, BCCanada V0R2W1
    250-743-6207
  • 58.-85.
    <30%

    Grades: 6-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    Via Collina d'Oro
    MontagnolaSwitzerland 6926
    41919605151
  • 58.-85.
    TMI Episcopal
    TMI Episcopal Photo - TMI`s boarding program attracts students from around the globe, bringing a unique sense of culture and community that enriches the lives of all students at TMI. Approximately 60 boarders create a positive impact by sharing and learning with their fellow classmates through intercultural celebrations, religious diversity, and student clubs. TMI`s dedicated residential life faculty and staff create a home away
    (Episcopal)
    <30%

    Grades: 9-12
    20955 West Tejas Trail
    San AntonioTX 78257
    2106987171

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