Tuition and Fees
Philadelphia Classical School tuition for the 2017-2018 school year is $12,400 per year. Philadelphia Classical School is committed to providing an affordable education for a wide range of families, therefore PCS has committed to yearly fundraising to help families bridge the gap between what they can afford and what it costs. Because of this, we are able to offer a number of generous scholarships and welcome families of all socio-economic backgrounds to apply.
PCS bases family tuition on family income with a minimum tuition set at $2000. This ensures that, though different families pay different amounts, all families pay approximately the same percentage based on adjusted gross income. All financial aid is based on family need, the number of requests received, and the amount of financial aid funds that are available for a given school year. Every student incurs a trip fee of $75 per year.
PCS Financial Aid
A third party organization, TADS, will be used to help make this determination. TADS applies standardized criteria to determine what amount of aid each family needs to pay for one year’s tuition. Philadelphia Classical School’s financial aid committee uses information from the TADS process to allocate the amount of financial aid available. The TADS Financial Aid Worksheet (below) is designed to assist in completing the application.
The most helpful method to complete the process is to click the Financial Aid Worksheet link, print the document, and gather all the numbers and paperwork required. Filling out the Financial Aid Worksheet first, will allow you to complete the actual online TADS application quickly. (Do not send the Financial Aid Worksheet to PCS or TADS, this is simply to make the process easier for the applicant.)TADS Financial Aid Worksheet
Click the button below to submit a Financial Aid Application.
As an organization, we are committed to providing need based scholarships to at least 40% of our student population. We realize, though, that more than 40% might need assistance. Through grants, private donors, and the tax credit program we plan to provide approximately 85% of our student population assistance ranging from 5% to 85% of the full cost.
Philadelphia Classical School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarships, and other school administered programs.