Investing in a Foothills Education
There are a number of options for families to consider in making the choice to invest in a Foothills education-direct family support, merit-based scholarships from community organizations, loans, and need based financial aid.
Need-based Financial Aid
Foothills School is committed to partnering with parents to help provide the best education for your children. As a school we provide financial aid to around 30% of our community. To be eligible for financial aid, a family must complete the School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS) form - this is typically due in late February (contact the Business Director for the specific date). For the downloadable form, please visit http://sss.nais.org/parents or pick up a copy of the application at Foothills School.
Direct Family Support
For those families paying for an independent education personally, payments are due in full before the start of the school year or monthly payment plans are available. A full description of payment options is available on the student enrollment contract, and the school works to create many workable options for families.
Should your family apply for financial aid?
The standards for financial aid calculations implemented by the National Association of Independent Schools, change based on the national economic outlook. If you are concerned about you ability to support a Foothills education you are encouraged to complete the full application process by the deadlines notified here.