The McGillis School is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization. Tuition and fees support approximately 86% of the operating expenses.  The remaining cost to educate students, is contributed by parents, alumni, and friends of The McGillis School through the Annual Fund and Annual Gala.

2017-2018 Tuition

Tuition and fees for the 2018-2019 school year will be available in January 2018.*

Grades K-5

  • Tuition: $13,208
  • K-2 Lunch Program: $670
  • 3-5 Lunch Program: $695

Grades 6-8

  • Tuition: $14,712
  • Lunch Program: $760

An Independent School education for your child is a major investment in their future.  We are ready to help you take advantage of an Independent School education by offering payment options and need based financial aid. The payment options allow families to choose the plan that works best for them.

Payment Plans

Tuition is payable on three different plans.

  • A: The balance of tuition is payable in one payment and due on or before August 1.
  • B: The balance of tuition and plus a $275 split payment fee is payable in three equal payments, the first of which is due on or before August 1.  The second and third payments are due November 1 and February 1.
  • C: The balance of tuition plus a $275 split payment fee in nine equal payments, payable on the 1st of each month beginning August 1 and ending in April.

*Like most independent schools, The McGillis School historically has had annual tuition increases between 3% and 5%.