A North Shore education is distinguished by personal connections; participation in the arts, athletics and service learning; and an 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:
School and Student Services for Financial Aid (SSS) assists schools in making financial-aid decisions by providing a suggested range for parents’ tuition contributions. Their analysis establishes a common base by which each family’s need can be measured fairly and equitably.
No. We consider a family's specific circumstances in addition to income. Net incomes, assets, debts, number of dependents, additional education/tuition responsibilities and other family-specific circumstances are all considered in making the financial assistance decision.
Families must submit new applications and current tax documentation for financial assistance each year. Awards may be revised if financial circumstances have changed, but otherwise financial assistance is renewed each year.
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.