Tuition & Affordability

Overview

Education is the Best Investment

At Country Day we strive to make our unparalleled program as financially accessible as possible, to all those families for whom our mission and program are an ideal fit. 

It is our desire that our community reflect the diversity and vibrancy of our region. Towards that effort, we offer both scholarship and tuition assistance to financially eligible families. 

For the 2017-18 school year, we granted close to $2 million dollars in tuition assistance to qualifying families in Pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. Household incomes for families participating in the Tuition Assistance Program range from under $30,000 to more than $150,000.

Our admissions and tuition assistance application processes are separate and simultaneous. If you are inspired by all that Country Day has to offer but concerned about the investment required to make this education possible, please reach out to our admissions team: admissions@saccds.org

Tuition 2018-2019

  • Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten $19,850
  • Grades One to Five $22,350
  • Grades Six to Eight $23,760
  • Grades Nine to Twelve $25,830
  • International - Grades Nine to Twelve $31,500

At Country Day we strive to make our unparalleled program as financially accessible as possible, to all those families for whom our mission and program are an ideal fit. 

It is our desire that our community reflect the diversity and vibrancy of our region. Towards that effort, we offer both scholarship and tuition assistance to financially eligible families. 

For the 2017-18 school year, we granted close to $2 million dollars in tuition assistance to qualifying families in Pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. Household incomes for families participating in the Tuition Assistance Program range from under $30,000 to more than $150,000.

Our admissions and tuition assistance application processes are separate and simultaneous. If you are inspired by all that Country Day has to offer but concerned about the investment required to make this education possible, please reach out to our admissions team: admissions@saccds.org

Tuition 2018-2019

  • Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten $19,850
  • Grades One to Five $22,350
  • Grades Six to Eight $23,760
  • Grades Nine to Twelve $25,830
  • International – Grades Nine to Twelve $31,500
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Tuition Assistance
Learn more about affording Country Day

How Need is Determined

  • Families wishing to apply for tuition assistance must complete a separate application.
  • Sacramento Country Day uses School and Student Services (SSS), an online service of the National Association of Independent Schools, to process our tuition assistance applications. Tuition assistance awards are ultimately determined by the School’s Tuition Assistance Committee.
  • Tuition assistance is awarded to current and newly admitted students on the basis of demonstrated need, as determined by factors such as income, family size, assets, and liabilities.
  • Custodial parents and guardians must submit financial information in order to establish eligibility for tuition assistance.
  • As circumstances and tuition change each school year, families are required to complete the tuition assistance process on a yearly basis.
General information

Tuition FAQs

Is tuition assistance available?

Yes. Sacramento Country Day awards approximately $2 million dollars in assistance each year.  Country Day is committed to helping families from socio-economically diverse backgrounds access a Country Day education. 

Can I break up the cost of tuition into more than one payment?

Yes you can. We offer one, two, and ten payment plans for your convenience. Payments can also be made by credit card with a 2.85% convenience fee.

Sacramento Country Day uses School and Student Services (SSS), an online service of the National Association of Independent Schools, to process our tuition aid applications. Tuition aid awards are ultimately determined by the School’s Tuition Assistance Committee.

Is technology included in tuition?

Tuition covers the cost of personal technology devices for Grades 6-12. Students in 6th-8th grade are issued Chromebooks. Grades 9-12 use MacBook Air computers. Lower School students have access to iPads via mobile carts.

Are textbooks included in tuition?

There is no charge for textbooks from Pre-K – Grade 5. All students in Grades 6-12 purchase their own textbooks, a standard practice at independent schools.

Are there any other costs not covered in tuition?

Class trips for Grades 4-12 are an additional cost, as are our hot lunch program, extended care and/or after-school programs.