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Tuition

Tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year is listed below. Tuition can be paid in one lump sum at the beginning of the academic year, or can be paid in 10 equal monthly payments, July through May, with no payment in February (re-enrollment month). The first tuition payment is due July 15th.

Grade                                                       Annual Tuition
Jr Kindergarten ("The Shire" 3 day)    $4,400*
Kindergarten (4 day)                             $9,500
1st-10th Grades                                     $11,250

Activity Fees (in addition to annual tuition and due in July)
Kindergarten – $250;   1st-5th Grade – $300;   6th–8th Grades – $600;  9th-10th grade - $1000

New Family Fee  - One time fee for new families joining the LW community. Fee amount is based on the oldest child entering LW.   Shire - No Fee;  Kindergarten - $500;  1st-8th grades - $750;  9th- 10th grade - $1000

*Tuition assistance not available for Junior Kindergarten

A non-refundable application fee of $100 each for the first two students, $25 for each additional student applying is due with the completed application. A deposit of one tuition installment is due at time of enrollment.

All books, materials, and school supplies are provided by Lorien Wood at no additional charge.

Lorien Wood has a robust Variable Tuition Program
to which we encourage families to apply.

Details on our Variable Tuition Program are below. We desire to talk personally with you about any questions you have about tuition and our academic program at Lorien Wood.

Variable Tuition Program

Lorien Wood is committed to helping families who need financial assistance in order to make a Lorien Wood education feasible. We have dedicated a significant portion of our tuition income toward the variable tuition program. We encourage all families who have significant concern about their ability to pay full tuition to apply for variable tuition.

All families are asked to contribute some portion of their children’s tuition, based on their ability to pay and their other monthly obligations. A variable tuition assistance application must be submitted by February 1 or with a student's application or re-enrollment form. Variable tuition is awarded on the basis of financial need. Allocation of variable tuition money is the responsibility of the Board of Trustees and the Variable Tuition Committee. All variable tuition applications are confidential.

To standardize the evaluation across families a repeatable formula is used when considering the portfolio of applications. Depending on the data from each family and the availability of funds the committee may award the full amount requested by the family, a lesser amount, or no amount. In each case we seek to be equitable and generous to the extent we are able. Because the award is related to both the number of students enrolled and the number of applications received, it is not possible to estimate awards in advance of receiving an acceptance decision to Lorien Wood. Because the vast majority of Variable Tuition decisions are made by mid-winter, we strongly urge returning and new families to submit their Variable Tuition application as soon as possible and no later than February 1.

If you are interested in applying for variable tuition, all applicants are processed through FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Service.

Please visit the FACTS website to apply online (click here)

You will be notified via email of the Variable Tuition decision after admission decisions are made. For inquiries about our Variable Tuition Program, email VariableTuition@lorienwood.org