“She feels so well prepared. Her adjustment has been easier than her peers.”
These are the words private school educators love to hear—that one of our graduates has made a smooth transition to college, and we have prepared her well for this next step
Graduates from NAIS member schools:
- Score higher on the SAT than their counterparts
- Rate themselves as better prepared and able to adjust to college academic life.
- Have more confidence in their abilities to write, speak publicly and work with a diverse group of colleagues—important skills for the working world.
When considering the cost of private schools, it is important to have a candid conversation about tuition up front. When working with families who are nervous about whether they can afford the tuition, I encourage them to apply for financial aid. Private school administrators understand the sacrifices families make to give their children the best education possible. We want to help make the education we offer a reality for families who are a good fit for our schools. Often 25-40% of students receive some level of need-based financial aid. This support ranges from a few thousand dollars to approximately ninety-five percent of the full tuition.
Private schools offer the best environment for students’ academic and social development. On our campuses, students thrive as they build confidence to take the
Sanford School works closely with families to make tuition affordable. Discover Sanford and learn more about affordability programs during a personal tour that fits in your schedule. Please contact our Admission team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jaime L. Morgan '02 is Associate Head of School for Advancement at Sanford School, a preschool-Grade 12 College Preparatory School in Hockessin, Delaware.