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Tuition & Tuition Assistance

We are committed to working with each family to ensure any qualified girl admitted to Forest Ridge has the opportunity to benefit from a Sacred Heart education. This past year, we awarded over $1.9 million in tuition assistance. These awards ranged from $3,500 to $32,000.
Tuition assistance for a Forest Ridge education is available in the form of need-based aid and merit-based scholarships. All students are considered for merit-based scholarships on the basis of information provided in the admission application, with the exception of two special opportunities for entering ninth grade students. For need-based tuition assistance consideration, Forest Ridge uses School and Student Services for Financial Aid (SSS.) SSS is a function of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and is a web-based financial aid management system. Based on the financial information you provide, which is then verified by income tax information you submit, SSS provides Forest Ridge with an estimated amount your family can contribute to educational expenses. This helps the Tuition Assistance Committee make fair and objective decisions regarding aid allocation.

You may also visit Tuition Management System’s website for helpful information on tuition payment plans. Click Here to access the customized Forest Ridge page.

Tuition for 2018-2019:
$33,530 for tuition
$62,300 for 7 day boarding/tuition
Laptop is $1,949

Included in the cost of tuition are books, before- and after-school care and sports and drama expenses.

Tuition Assistance Timeline

November 1: Parent Financial Statement to SSS ready for completion.
January 15: SSS form submission deadline; $48 application fee.
February 7: Deadline to submit 2018 taxes for priority tuition assistance consideration; must be submitted directly to SSS for verification.
February 21: Admission decisions mailed to High School applicant families.
March 14: Admission and tuition assistance decisions mailed to Middle School applicant families.

Scholarships and Memorials

All applicants to Forest Ridge will be considered for endowed scholarships, made available by our very generous donors. We are extremely grateful for their ongoing support of Forest Ridge and its students. Non need-based scholarships are awarded to students based on information provided in their application for admission and range in value from $1,500 to $16,000 per academic year. For a list of scholarships, please Click Here.

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