Tuition and Financial Aid
2016-2017 Academic Year
Tuition and fees vary depending on a student's age and division in the school. Please call Hannah Holliway, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, at 717-815-6714 for details.
Methods of Payment
There are several payment options for tuition and fees:
1. Annual Plan: Paid in full on or before August 15
2. Semi-Annual Plan: Paid in two installments (50% by August 15 and 50% by January 15)
3. Monthly Plan: Paid in a maximum of 10 payments beginning July 15 and ending April 15 (a one-time processing fee of $ 50.00 is charged with the first payment)
Our Financial Aid program is designed to make a York Country Day education possible for all qualified families. Families receive grants ranging from 10% to 90% of the tuition with an average of 40%. If you wish to apply for financial aid, please select “How do I apply for financial aid?” For more information about the program, please contact Hannah Holliway at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-815-6714.
To apply for financial aid, go to sss.nais.org and select "Complete your Parents' Financial Statement" (PFS). Our Financial Aid Policy and Checklist are linked above. Returning YCDS families must complete all financial aid application requirements according to the published deadlines (see financial aid checklist). New families are asked to complete the steps on the checklist in a timely fashion.
Parents' Financial Statements, copies of tax returns, pay stubs and W2s are filed with School and Student Services by NAIS. SSS is a secure national clearinghouse that processes financial aid for many independent schools. At York Country Day, the Director of Admission and Financial Aid will review your information to make sure it is complete. It will then be reviewed by the financial aid committee.
If my spouse and I are divorced or separated, do we both need to file Parent's Financial Statements?
York Country Day expects families to do their utmost to provide for their child’s education. Where one parent chooses not to work and has children who are in school full time, the Financial Aid Committee will recalculate need using an imputed, minimum income for the non-working parent. Note that this policy does not require the parent to work. It only attempts to adjust the level of need by accounting for the minimum income that the parent could earn if he or she chose to return to work. If a parent can document that he or she is disabled or otherwise unable to work (caring for an aged parent, for example), this policy would not apply.