Affording HDS

How to Apply for Indexed Tuition

How to Apply

Indexed Tuition is a flexible tuition pricing plan based on each family's specific financial situation. Harford Day School partners with School and Student Services (SSS), a division of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), in a confidential process to determine each family's customized tuition rate through submission of the Parent Financial Statement (PFS).

Priority Deadline for Returning Families: 1/3/22

Priority Deadline for Families New to Harford Day: 2/1/22

***For families new to Harford Day School, the Admissions application and the PFS application are separate forms that should be completed simultaneously.

Please contact the admissions office directly to discuss your Indexed Tuition application after the priority deadlines listed above. Applications will continue to be reviewed throughout the year as funds allow.

Please follow the steps outlined below to apply for Indexed Tuition.

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Key Factors Determining Your Indexed Tuition Level
Total Family Income as verified with IRS forms and schedules
Net worth, including real estate, bank accounts, non-retirement investments
Debt to Equity Ratio
Number of children in the family and in tuition-charging schools
Discretionary or luxury expenditures
Extenuating circumstances (health, change in employment, other)
Harford Day is the only PK3 to Grade 8 independent school in Harford County accredited by AIMS (Association of Independent Maryland/DC Schools) and a member of NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools).