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An early investment in education has an impact that lasts a lifetime.
 
We recognize that investing in an independent school education requires considerable thought and planning. The Green Vale community is bolstered by our record of attracting families from throughout Long Island who want to cultivate their child's academic and personal potential in an environment that is both stimulating and nurturing.
 
In addition to structuring tuition as all-inclusive, there are a number of other avenues to make Green Vale more accessible:
 

Flexible Payment Options 
Green Vale offers a number of flexible payment schedules through SmartTuition. Tuition may be paid annually, semi-annually, or structured over ten months, deducted automatically from a checking account or credit card.

529 Plans 
As of 2018, the IRS permits up to a $10,000 per year distribution from 529 accounts in order to finance private school education (K-12). Please consult your financial advisor to learn more.

Tuition Assistance 
If you value the benefits of an independent education, but worry about the affordability, here are a few things you should know:

  • Applications for admission are considered on a need-blind basis.
  • Each year Green Vale awards over $1.5 million dollars in tuition assistance. 
  • Students entering Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade are eligible.
  • 19% of Green Vale families currently receive some tuition assistance.
  • All families contribute some portion of tuition. 
  • Recipients must demonstrate financial need annually.
 

Applying for Assistance 
Families seeking to be considered for financial aid must submit an application through the School and Student Services (SSS) platform. The information reported in the SSS application will provide our financial aid committee with a recommendation of how much a family can contribute. 

All information received is held in the strictest confidence. Families pay all incidental expenses and any tuition not covered by the financial aid award. 

Tuition Insurance 
Many families want the peace of mind of knowing that their tuition investment is protected should unexpected circumstances arise. Families may obtain tuition insurance through A.W.G. Dewar, Inc. for an additional monthly annual fee.

Tuition Schedule 2022-2023
Pre Nursery (3 days) $  9,900
Pre-Nursery (5 days) $15,900
Nursery $22,000
Pre-Kindergarten $24,600
Kindergarten $30,200
1st Grade $33,500
2nd Grade $33,800
3rd Grade  $35,700
4th Grade $36,600
5th Grade  $38,400
6th Grade  $40,600
7th Grade $40,600
8th Grade $40,600

 

 

 

 

 

 

The above rates include fees for tuition, lunch & snacks, field trips, books, Chromebooks (K-7th Grade), athletic and arts programs, classroom supplies, and most other incidental expenses.

Items such as extended day, after-school programs, certain sports, and instrument rentals are billed separately.

For additional questions, contact Director of Finance Richard Hirt.