FJA is home to students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and we are committed to ensuring a Jewish high school education is a reality for all admitted students, regardless of financial need. Our business office will work with your family directly to ensure your award is fair. Any family interested in receiving financial assistance is encouraged to apply, as our financial aid awards are extremely generous. Many families are pleasantly surprised to learn that they qualify for financial assistance.
Applying for financial aid does not influence admissions decisions. All applications are completely confidential.
What percentage of FJA students receive financial aid? How much is given out in total per year?
More than 50% of FJA students receive financial assistance. We give out more than $1.5 million in aid each year to families with diverse financial needs. Our business office will work with any family to ensure they are comfortable with their tuition and have access to the incredible education provided by Frankel Jewish Academy.
What factors are taken into consideration?
There are a number of factors taken into consideration when determining a family’s tuition assistance award such as household income, expenses, assets, allowable debts, family size, number of children attending tuition charging schools and colleges, costs of synagogue membership, summer camp, etc.
How do we apply?
Complete the online application on FACTS. The priority application deadline is January 31, 2019.
You may use your prior year (2017) tax returns but your current W-2 forms.
Please submit your current year (2018) tax returns when they are complete for verification of your income.
Applications submitted after January 31 will be considered on a rolling basis. The sooner you complete your financial aid application, the faster an award decision can be made.
What are our payment plan options?
FULL PAYMENT PLAN
100% of tuition and fees are due by August 1, 2019.
SEMI-ANNUAL PAYMENT PLAN
50% of tuition and fees due by August 1, 2019; 50% of tuition and fees due by December 1, 2019.
EIGHT MONTH PAYMENT PLAN
12.5% of tuition and fees due by the 1st of each month beginning August 1, 2019 and ending March 1, 2020.