Tuition and Fees

A comprehensive snapshot of costs

To help you plan your budget, we have estimated the all-in cost of affording Steward by grade level. If you participate in the Variable Tuition program, the standard tuition listed in the chart below would be replaced with your customized tuition.

Division Standard Tuition Activity
Plan Fee
Full Lunch
Program (optional)
Yearbook Estimated
JK $16,950 $100 $150 $2,025 $ - $ - $50 $19,275
K-5 $23,990 $385 $150 $2,025 $260 $1,124 $50 $27,984
Middle $25,700 $385 $150 $675 $280 $1,124 $50 $28,364
Upper $27,120 $385 $150 $ - $600 $1,124 $50 $29,429

Non-optional additional costs may include (amounts estimated):

Student-Purchased Laptop (Upper School) $700
Senior Graduation Fee $150
Junior College Trip $200
Choral/Music Attire (Middle and Upper School) $150
Grade 7 Overnight Trip $90
Grade 8 Wilderness Trip $300
AP Exams (per test; Upper School) $100
Art Fees (Middle and Upper School) $50
New Student Fee $600
Vocabulary Online Book $15

Depending on which activities your child is involved in, optional costs may include:

  • Tuition Refund Insurance
  • International Trip
  • Sports Equipment
  • Class Fundraisers
  • Videos

Fee Schedule

  • A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required and should accompany all new applications.
  • A required $600 payment is due upon the acceptance of all students new to grades JK-12. This is a one-time payment in addition to tuition and other charges.
  • A $1,000 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of registration for all returning students in grades K-12 and is applied to the student's account for 2020-21. If enrollment is cancelled in writing by May 1, 2020, the $1,000 deposit is forfeited. If not cancelled in writing, parents are responsible for the full year’s tuition.

Tuition Payment Plans for 2020-21

  1. 100% due July 31, 2020.
  2. 65% due July 31, 2020, and 35% due January 31, 2021.
  3. Ten (10) equal payments - first payment due April 30, 2020, and tenth payment due January 31, 2021.

Financing Options

Financing options are available through Your Tuition Solution. For more information, you may contact Controller Dena Dickson at or (804) 565-2336.

*Students in grades K-5 are billed in July for books and supplies. Students in grades 6-12 are responsible for purchasing books as required by their class schedules.





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