Affordability and Managing the Cost

Tuition Schedule and Payment Plans

The School Day:

The Lexington School Tuition Schedule, 2015-2016

*Tuition includes lunch for all students including half-day preschool students, textbooks, materials and fees.

The Acorns Program for Two Year Olds

Acorns are not eligible for extended day

Full day Monday-Friday $14,380
Half day Monday-Friday $8,220
Half day M-F, plus M, W, F afternoons $11,910
Half day M-F, plus T, TH afternoons $10,680
Half day M, W, F $4,830
Full day M, W, F $8,630
Half day T, TH $3,280
Full day T, TH $5,760
KinderKlasse and Montessori-1

Programs for children, age 3

Full day Monday-Friday $17,420
Half day Monday-Friday $11,860
Half day M-F, plus M, W, F afternoons $14,950
Half day M-F, plus T, TH afternoons $13,700
Half day M, W, F $7,200
Full day M, W, F $10,700
For KK Only
Half day T, TH $4,830
Full day T, TH $7,300
Prekindergarten and Montessori-2

Five-day programs, age 4

Full day Monday-Friday $17,420
Half day Monday-Friday $11,860
Half day M-F, plus M, W, F afternoons $14,950
Half day M-F, plus T, TH afternoons $13,700
Kindergarten and Montessori-3

Full-day, five-day programs, age 5

Full day Monday-Friday $17,420
Grades 1-8
Full day Monday-Friday 8:15-3:15 PM $20,490
The Learning Center
Full day Monday-Friday 8:15-3:15 PM $28,640

Billing Schedule and Payment Options

Tuition Payment Plans and Deposits

Tuition Deposit:

A tuition deposit is required at the time an enrollment contract is signed/submitted, for all levels of enrollment.    This deposit amount is credited to the total tuition due. Deposits are non-refundable.

The tuition deposits are:

A: Full-day Grades 1–8: $1,700
B: Full-day Preschool (full-day 5 days): $1,500
C: All Other (not Full-day): $750

The school offers three payment options:

  1. Your deposit with the enrollment contract, and the remainder due by July 15th
  2. Your deposit with the enrollment contract, and 50% of the remainder due July 15th, and the remaining 40% due November 15th
  3. Your deposit with the enrollment contract, and the remainder due in 10 equal monthly payments August-May, through the TLS Automatic Withdrawal Plan.

Tuition Refund Insurance

The Dewar’s Tuition Refund Plan, designed to protect your interest in the event of withdrawal or dismissal, is available to all families enrolled at The Lexington School. It is required for payment options 2 and 3. and recommended for option 1. The cost of participation is 0.75% of tuition.    This fee will be billed separately and will be due along with your first scheduled payment.

Additional Fees

  • Application Fee: $75 for new applicants
  • Tuition Refund Plan: 0.75% of tuition
  • Yearbook: $40 (optional)
  • Intramural Activities, PK-8th Grade (optional) learn more
  • Study Clinic, 4th-8th grade (optional) learn more
  • Extended Day: $5.00 per half hour, billed as used learn more
  • Class Trips, grades 5-8
  • Returned Payment, Check/ACH Charge: $25.00

Financial Aid

The Lexington School offers need-based financial aid to students in full day programs. All grants are based on demonstrated need as established by School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS). Awards are made annually and may be renewed pending continued need for assistance and availability of funds. In addition to the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS), applicants for financial aid are required to submit a copy of their previous year’s federal income tax returns and W-2 form(s). Application materials are available from the Admissions Office. For new families, the deadline to apply for the first round of Financial Aid is February 1st. All information is kept in strict confidence. learn more

The Lexington School admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, and religion to all the rights privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, or religion in administration of its educational policies, scholarship, and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.