Helpful Tips for Applying for Financial Assistance

*Please note at this time international families are not eligible for need-based financial assistance

Stay on Track: Financial Assistance Timeline

Stay on Track: Financial Assistance Timeline

October 2: Parent Financial Statement (PFS) Processing Season Opens
You may begin to work on your 2021-22 PFS. It is critical to meet all deadlines throughout this process.

October 30: PFS Filing Deadline (Current KO Families)
Families seeking priority consideration for financial assistance must complete the online Parents' Financial Statement by this deadline.

February 1: PFS Filing Deadline (Prospective families)
Families seeking priority consideration for financial assistance must complete the online Parents' Financial Statement by this deadline.

March 10: Financial Assistance Award Notification
Financial assistance decisions are mailed along with admission decisions to applicants whose files were complete by February 1.

April 10: Enrollment & Financial Assistance Award Acceptance Deadline
Families are required to notify KO of their intent to accept a financial award in conjunction with their decision to enroll.

Payment Plans

The School has partnered with Smart Tuition, a third-party company, to make paying tuition convenient. Three primary payment options exist for the 2022-23 academic year:

1 payment* - due by June 2022

2 payments* - due by June 2022 and November 2023

10 payments* - due each month beginning May 2021 through February 2023 (the 10-month plan requires an administration fee)

*Families can select from a few pay date options within the month(s)
Please review the Smart Tuition brochure for payment details and frequently asked questions.

The process is easy, once your child is admitted, you will be given a family ID that will allow you to access the online payment application and chose the plan that best fits your unique financial situation. To learn more about Smart Tuition, please visit 

Families admitted after admission deadlines are encouraged to contact Assistant to the Controller Carolee Remme to discuss payment options 

Loan Programs

The following loan providers offer options beyond the available payment plans above. When it comes to paying for secondary school education, Your Tuition Solution has a program that may meet your needs. Please contact them for more information:

    Your Tuition Solution
    2 Park Central Drive, Suite 110
    Southborouth, MA  01772-1777
    800-920-9777 or 508-281-8505

Late Applications

Families who begin the financial assistance process after February 1 are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Available funds are limited at this time. However, it is not unusual for some financial aid funds to become available after the initial awards are offered.

Questions? Contact the Financial Assistance Office

List of 2 frequently asked questions.

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