Affording Montrose

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  • 40+%

    Families receive tuition assistance
  • $1.5M+

    Tuition Assistance Awarded Annually

Affording Montrose

At Montrose School, we seek families who are invested in our mission to educate young women leaders who are called to greatness, regardless of their ability to pay tuition. The Montrose School Board of Trustees reviews tuition costs annually.

Tuition Assistance

Families with a variety of incomes may apply for need-based tuition assistance. 

Through the generosity of the parents, alumnae and friends of Montrose School, a tuition assistance program has been established to help families pay for a Montrose education. Every year we provide over $1.5 million in aid to help families. Currently, more than 40% of Montrose families receive tuition assistance. If you believe you are in need of assistance, we encourage you to apply for it.
Inquire today to learn more about how your daughter can benefit from a Montrose education. 
The tuition assistance application must be completed online. To complete online, visit the SSS website after November 15.

Tuition assistance applications are due on February 15 for new students (January 10 for returning students).

Merit Scholarships

Applicants may qualify for merit scholarships whether or not they qualify for tuition assistance. 

The Admissions Committee will consider every applicant for the available scholarships. There is no separate scholarship application. 
  • Middle School Students: The DeTore Scholarship: A merit scholarship for applicants who demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, strong character and capacity for leadership.
  • 9th Grade Students: The Trustee Scholarship: A merit scholarship for applicants entering 9th grade with a strong academic record and who demonstrate personal integrity and intellectual curiosity.
Montrose actively seeks and secures funding for scholarships and tuition assistance from foundations whose leaders believe deeply in our mission: educating young women who are called to greatness and who inspire greatness in others.

2023 -2024 Tuition

When the Trustees review the overall financial position of the school each year, they seek to balance increasing operating expenses with key priorities that will serve the best interests of our students. These priorities include placing first-rate teachers in our classrooms, attracting top students with tuition assistance and merit scholarships, and maintaining a facility that befits our mission and program. 

The Board of Trustees has voted to set tuition for the 2023-2024 year at $36,800. This number reflects a commitment to offer a Montrose education at the most affordable level for academically motivated girls and families who embrace our mission. 
A deposit of $2,000, applicable towards tuition, is required to reserve a place for the next academic year. The remainder of the tuition and fees are paid annually, biannually, or over a ten-month period. Tuition for the next school year is set in January by the Board of Trustees.

For tuition for international students, contact the Admissions Office.

A $5,000 deposit is due upon acceptance for international students. Tuition must be paid in full by August 1. 

Other Payment Options

Montrose has partnered with a company called Premier Payment Solutions Incorporated that offers educational loans to families through a program called Your Tuition Solution. To learn more, click here or call 800-920-9777.

Admission Events

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    Upper School Welcome Day

    Rising 9th Grade Students: Upper School Welcome Day, Tuesday, June 27
    Join us for a day of fun and friendship in Boston! The day will include a scavenger hunt along the historic Freedom Trail, dinner and dessert in the North End, and the opportunity to bond with new and returning upper school students. We'll depart from Riverside T station in Newton at 1:00 PM and return at 8:30 PM. Watch your email for full details and permission form. Rain date: Wednesday, June 28.
    Mrs. Melley, Ms. Stebbins or Mrs. Barrette
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What parents are saying

The first time we set foot into Montrose, the sense of community that we were immediately enveloped in was quite unique. We felt like we 'belonged' before we even did. The important focus on mind, heart and character spoke to us and is felt throughout the classes. as well as in the valuable and special Montrose mentor relationship.

-- Jenn R. '25