Tuition & fees
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Many families consider Aspen Country Day School because they are seeking something more for their children:
- a personal approach to education where children are known and loved
- an exemplary program in academics, arts, and outdoor education
- the best possible foundation for a life of purpose
- a chance to thrive and to discover the joy of learning
For some families, the only obstacle is cost. We support a generous tuition assistance program that allows students from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds to be part of the ACDS community. Read more about need-based financial aid.
Tuition for the 2017-18 school year
Fees for the 2017-18 school year
For Kindergarten-Eighth Grade only; PreK tuition is all-inclusive, with no extra charge for lunch, bus service and all additional classes and activities at school.
Dining Hall FEE
$1,000 (Kindergarten to Fifth Grade)
$1,200 (Sixth to Eighth Grade)
All lunches at school are included. For Middle School, a robust mid-morning snack is also included. Every day at lunch, children choose from a wide variety of healthy choices for hot lunch (with vegetarian and gluten-free options), two choices of soup, and a well-stocked salad bar. Dessert is served on Fridays, and fresh fruit is offered daily. Our dining hall is operated by Sage Dining, known for high-quality food service to independent schools and colleges nationwide. For details: www.aspencountryday.org/lunch
Comprehensive transportation fee: $325
The transportation fee covers school bus service throughout the Roaring Fork Valley and all field trips. For routes served, see www.aspencountryday.org.bus
activity fee: $500
Covers program-related educational expenses including textbooks, other books used in class, Outdoor Education trip fees, annual charges for the All-School Play and ski days, local field trips, miscellaneous supplies, and more.
Aspen Country Day School uses TADS, a secure online system for families to pay tuition and fees. Families sign in to TADS to check balances, make payments, and to re-enroll in March for the coming academic year. A non-refundable enrollment deposit, which is applied to tuition, is due upon enrollment/re-enrollment. The balance (total of tuition and fees) is due in July. Payment plans (1, 2, or 10 installments) are available.