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Tuition & Financial Assistance

2024-2025 Tuition Rates

Toddler ProgramHalf Day$29,620
Full Day$36,670
Primary ProgramHalf Day$24,530
Full Day$29,620
Kindergarten$30,230
Grades 1-3$33,450
Grades 4-6$35,060
Grades 7-8
$36,790

Applying for Tuition Assistance

Riverbend is deeply committed to making tuition affordable for families choosing our nurturing Montessori environment. We are currently providing over $700,000 of aid to over 30 families in our Kindergarten through 8th grade programs, and we invite you to explore how Riverbend can perhaps support you too. 

  1.  K- 8th-grade applicants, begin applying for financial assistance by going to https://online.factsmgt.com/aid after November 1. All applications must be submitted online.
  2. Click on the prompt to begin your application. You will need to search for Riverbend School by typing in the zip code 01760. Only one application is required per family even if you have more than one child applying to our school.
  3. You will be given a username and password allowing you to complete your application at a later date before submitting it. This is an encrypted site to ensure the security of the data you enter.
  4. Riverbend School code is 3941.
  5. If applicable, an application must also be completed by non-custodial parents along with supporting documentation.

The following tax forms are required and should be uploaded directly to FACTS:

  • 2022 IRS 1040 tax return and all supporting schedules
  • 2022 W-2s and/or 1099-MISC forms (to document wages)

The following tax form is not required with the application, but may be requested at a later date:

  • 2023 W-2’s and/or 1099-MISC forms when available

To complete the application, use actual dollar figures from your 2022 IRS 1040.

Note: To be considered for the 2024-25 school year, you will need to submit your completed application by the deadline (see below). Applications can only be processed once our Admissions office has received the admissions application.

Children’s House
Toddler – 2nd Year Primary

December 2023Admission Decisions Announced
Within 10 days of Acceptance Letter$500 Non-Refundable deposit to hold spot
January 2024Admission Contracts Sent 
February 2024Contracts & Non-Refundable Deposit Due

Upper School
3rd Year Primary (Kindergarten – Grade 8)

March 10 2024Admission Decisions Announced & Contracts Sent
April 10 2024Contracts & Non-Refundable Deposit Due

Tuition Plans

Tuition Plan 1Tuition Plan 2Tuition Plan 3
July 2024: Balance of Tuition DueJuly 2024: 60% of Balance DueApril/May 2024 – January 2025: Monthly Payment Plan
December 2024: Remaining Balance Due

Key Dates

Financial Assistance for returning families:

  • January 6 – Tuition Assistance application, including all required tax documentation, must be completed at https://online.factsmgt.com/aid
  • February 6-10 – Decisions regarding financial aid are sent to returning families
  • February 15 – Signed grant letter, enrollment contract and tuition deposit are due back to Riverbend

Financial Assistance for new applicants:

  • February 1 – Tuition Assistance application, including all required tax documentation, must be completed at https://online.factsmgt.com/aid
  • February 1 – Admissions applications are due as well
  • March 10 – Decisions regarding financial aid are sent to new families along with their acceptance letter and contract
  • April 10 – Signed grant letter, enrollment contract and tuition deposit are due back to Riverbend

Questions?
Please email our team at admissions@rvbs.org.