Highest Percentage of Students on Financial Aid (2018-2019)

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  • Among "Schools with 400+ Students", view the boarding schools with the highest percentage of students on financial aid.
  • 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

Among Schools with 400+ Students (out of 83 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % Students on Aid Grades Location
  • 1.-3.
    >70%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 West College Blvd
    RoswellNM 88201
    800-421-5376
  • 2.-10.
    50%-70%
    Grades: 9-12
    3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    2484311697
  • 3.
    >70%
    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun GapGA 30568
    706-746-7720
  • 4.-10.
    50%-70%
    Grades: 9-12
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    716-627-1200
  • 5.
    >70%
    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    201 Campus Drive, PO Box 10
    Tallulah FallsGA 30573
    706-754-0400
  • 6.-10.
    George School
    George School Photo - Steven's Chemistry class
    (Society of Friends)
    50%-70%
    Grades: 9-12
    1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
    NewtownPA 18940
    215-579-6547
  • 6.-10.
    50%-70%

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day)
    60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    304-233-1436
  • 6.-10.
    50%-70%

    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    1-800-462-2338
  • 6.-10.
    50%-70%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    621 N Jefferson St
    RoanokeVA 24016
    540-982-3532
  • 6.-10.
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School
    Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - The Sem stage is not just for actors and musicians. We also have talent shows, international festivals and numerous one-act performances in our two arts buildings: The Kirby Center for the Creative Arts and the Buckingham Performing Arts Center.
    (United Methodist)
    50%-70%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 North Sprague Ave.
    KingstonPA 18704
    570-270-2160
Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School % Students on Aid Grades Location
  • 11.-19.
    45%-50%
    Grades: 9-12
    1300 Academy Road
    CulverIN 46511
    574-842-7100
  • 11.-19.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    1014 Cave Spring Road, SW
    RomeGA 30161
    706-235-6051
  • 11.-19.
    Kent School
    Kent School Photo - Kent's newly renovated art studios offer ample space to explore your creativity.
    (Episcopal)
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 2006
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-6111
  • 11.-19.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    300 East Seminary Street
    MercersburgPA 17236
    717-328-6173
  • 11.-19.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    180 Main Street
    AndoverMA 01810
    978-749-4050
  • 11.-19.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    20 Main Street
    ExeterNH 03833
    603-777-3437
  • 11.-19.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1000 Shumway Avenue
    FaribaultMN 55021
    507-333-1618
  • 11.-19.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413) 529-3241
  • 11.-19.
    45%-50%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    81 Providence Street
    WorcesterMA 01604
    508-459-5481
  • 20.-27.
    40%-45%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 600
    BlairstownNJ 07825
    908-362-6121
  • 20.-27.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    903-894-5000
  • 20.-27.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    10 Main Street
    CheshireCT 06410
    2034397250
  • 20.-27.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    745 Main Street
    FryeburgME 04037
    207-935-2013
  • 20.-27.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    717 East High Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    610-326-1000
  • 20.-27.
    McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - The 180,000 square-foot Sports & Activities Center is home to five basketball courts, a racquetball court, a climbing gym, a weight room, a 25yd x 25m swimming pool, a wrestling room, twenty-five indoor rowing machines, an indoor track, and a full-service athletic training room. The building also houses a student recreation area with ping-pong tables, pool tables, and an arcade.
    All-Boys 
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    1-800-234-2163
  • 20.-27.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    201 South Main Street
    HightstownNJ 08520
    609-944-7501
  • 20.-27.
    40%-45%

    Grades: 9-12
    1350 Gardena Avenue NE
    FridleyMN 55432
    763-586-6316
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    800-464-2866
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    203-697-2239
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Boyden Lane
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-1400
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    877-933-4347
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA 01742
    978-371-6524
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA 02186
    617-898-2227
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106
  • 28.-42.
    St. Paul's School
    St. Paul's School Photo - SPS 1
    (Episcopal)
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    325 Pleasant Street
    ConcordNH 03301
    603-229-4700
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day)
    1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    415-258-1905
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    16923 Norwood Road
    Sandy SpringMD 20860
    301-774-7455
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    3152 Forest Lake Road
    Pebble BeachCA 93953
    831-625-8309
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    66 Spring Street
    MarionMA 02738
    508-291-8300
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    860-945-7700
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 9-12
    1175 West Baseline Road
    ClaremontCA 91711
    909-482-5214
  • 28.-42.
    35%-40%

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    423 Main Street
    WilbrahamMA 01095
    413-596-9107
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%
    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    171 Baylor School Road
    ChattanoogaTN 37405
    423-267-5902
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA 01257
    413-229-1003
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 6-12
    425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    314-692-6640
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12
    PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    2486453610
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12
    1 Elm Street
    ByfieldMA 01922
    978-499-3120
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    860-435-3102
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    176 Edgerstoune Road
    PrincetonNJ 08540
    609-921-7600
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    847-615-3267
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2500 Main Street
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    8007352030
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Office of Admission
    WindsorCT 06095
    860-687-6400
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    One Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA 01354
    413-498-3227
  • 43.-58.
    The Pennington School
    (United Methodist)
    30%-35%

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    112 West Delaware Avenue
    PenningtonNJ 08534
    609-737-6128
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 5-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    2 Ridley Road
    St CatharinesCanada l2r 7c3
    905-684-1889
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12
    423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
    412-968-3180
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    860-386-4440
  • 43.-58.
    30%-35%

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day)
    55 Deblaquire St N.
    Port HopeCanada L1A4K
    19058853217
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    9253627223
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    9042565030
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P1Canada 1
    1-250-743-5521
  • 59.-72.
    Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - Step Sing - one of the many special traditions at Dana Hall. They're a little hard to explain, but traditions play an important role in life at Dana Hall School, serving not only as symbols of the past, but also staples in the present. These special activities also provide amazing opportunities for teamwork and organization.
    All-Girls 
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    781-235-3010 x2531
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 7-9 | K-9 (day)
    48 Main Street
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    5084908201
  • 59.-72.
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Photo - Boarding students at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy have the unique opportunity to explore the cultural landscape of Los Angeles through outings to destinations like Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Descanso Gardens, and much more.
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12
    440 St. Katherine Dr.
    La Canada FlintridgeCA 91011
    626-685-8521
  • 59.-72.
    Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - There is always something happening on Campus. Get out and play or support your friends.
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    301-214-1215
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    295 Main Street
    PittsfieldME 04967
    207-487-2282
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12
    49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs FerryNY 10522
    914-479-6420
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    6300 SW Nicol Road
    PortlandOR 97223
    503-768-3115
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 9-12
    3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL 33434
    561-210-2020
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 8-12 | K-12 (day)
    3400 Richmond Road
    VictoriaCanada V8P 4P5
    (250) 370-6170
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 8-12
    1975 Renfrew Road
    Shawnigan Lake, BCCanada V0R2W1
    250-743-6207
  • 59.-72.
    20%-30%

    Grades: 6-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    Via Collina d'Oro
    MontagnolaSwitzerland 6926
    41919605151
  • 73.-83.
    <20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 4-12 (day)
    362 Mariposa Avenue
    OttawaCanada K1M0T3
    613-749-9630
  • 73.-83.
    <20%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    975 West Main Street
    Dover FoxcroftME 04426
    207-564-8664
  • 73.-83.
    <20%

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX 75229
    214-360-6526
  • 73.-83.
    The King's Academy
    The King's Academy Photo - TKA offers a wide variety of competitive athletics.
    (Christian)
    <20%

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    202 Smothers Road
    SeymourTN 37865
    865-573-8321
  • 73.-83.
    <20%

    Grades: 9-12 | 2-12 (day)
    P.O. Box 227
    Prides CrossingMA 01965
    978-236-3000
  • 73.-83.
    <20%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    2 Macleans roadBuck lands beach
    AucklandNew Zealand 2014
    4802730654
  • 73.-83.
    <20%

    Grades: 9-12
    2 School Way
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    831-768-6137
  • 73.-83.
    <20%

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    206-682-7309
  • 73.-83.
    <20%

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1000 Main Street, PO Box 906
    St. JohnsburyVT 05819
    802-751-2130
  • 73.-83.
    <20%

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    6500 St. Stephen's Drive
    AustinTX 78746
    512-327-1213
  • 73.-83.
    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)
    <20%

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

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