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Paying for FJA

Thank you for considering Frankel Jewish Academy for your student. We recognize that finances play a very important role in family decision making. Frankel Jewish Academy offers generous tuition assistance as well as merit scholarships for exceptional students. We invite you to begin the conversation with us. Please contact the Admissions office 248-592-5263.


  • Tuition per student: $30,800
  • Material fee per student: $1,500
  • Senior fee: $300
100% of tuition and fees are due by August 1 or 15, 2024.
50% of tuition and fees due by August 1 or 15, 2024;
50% of tuition and fees due by December 1 or 15, 2024.
10% of tuition and fees due by the 1st of each month beginning August 1, 10 or 15, 2024 and ending May 2025.

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.

The chart below is for estimation purposes only.

Tuition Chart

Click here to learn more about Shorashim Grants.

What factors are taken into consideration?

Some examples of information that may impact tuition assistance awards include:

  • Family’s Adjusted Gross Income
  • Number of dependent children
  • Educational expenses for all family members (including college, Jewish day schools, etc.)
  • Family’s assets (homes, vehicles, bank and mutual fund accounts, 529 plans, etc.)
  • Family’s debts
  • Significant gifts or support from relatives or others
  • Significant savings, investment properties, or trust funds
  • Other expenses the family may have (medical expenses, summer camp, lifecycle events, eldercare responsibilities, etc.)

How do we apply?

Complete the online application on FACTS. The priority application deadline is January 8, 2024. The next round of applications is due March 8, 2024. Applications submitted after these dates will be considered on a rolling basis.

*Current FJA families do not need to re-apply annually, or when adding siblings, if annual financial information is up to date through direct submittal to the FJA business office. Please contact [email protected] with questions.  

You may use your prior year tax returns but your current W-2 forms.
Please submit your current year tax returns when they are complete for verification of your income.

The sooner you complete your financial aid application, the faster an award decision can be made. 

The Shorashim Grant is an opportunity for current and incoming families to opt-in to grants to help reduce the cost of tuition.

More information about the Shorashim Grant is available here: