Tuition & Affordability

A North Shore education is distinguished by personal connections; participation in the arts, athletics and service learning; and engaging curriculum with a global focus. This requires an educational investment. Our graduates, parents and current students know it is a gift of a lifetime that provides priceless and life-changing returns. For those families who can not afford the full cost of tuition, our need-based Financial Aid Program was established to ensure access and opportunity to families from a range of socio-economic backgrounds.

Financial Aid Application Process


North Shore offers financial assistance to admitted applicants on a need basis. Parents must:

  1. Visit: https://sssbynais.force.com/familyportal/familylogin complete the financial aid application online. SSS Customer Service Center telephone 800.344.8328. 
  2. Upload a copy of the previous year's tax return and current W-2 and current year tax return once available.

The School reserves the right to request additional information and/or documentation as needed.

Financial Aid Application Deadline: January 31, 2018



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North Shore Country Day School administers its educational programs, including admission and financial aid, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.


Tuition 2017-2018

JK (1) $12,575
JK (2) $16,875
JK (3) $18,975
SK $21,550
1st - 5th $26,050
6th - 8th $29,075
9th-11th $31,650
12th $31,750

JK (1):     Mornings only
JK (2): Tues. - Thurs. full day, with Mon. and Fri. morning only
JK (3): Full day
North Shore Country Day School is a junior kindergarten through 12th grade, college-preparatory school founded in Winnetka, Illinois in 1919.  With rigorous academic pursuit as the cornerstone, North Shore provides many opportunities for all students to excel – in the classroom and the laboratory, on the stage and the playing field, in their communities and beyond.

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