Westerly School

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Tuition and Fees 2016-2017 School Year


Application Fee                $125      Non-refundable, due with application for each student

New Family Fee               $1,000    Non-refundable, one-time fee per new family


Tuition 2016-17                $20,750  Tuition includes testing and local field studies

Tuition for the following school year is set each January. Historically, there has been  a 3% increase in tuition per school year, which is typical of independent schools

Other Costs

Parent Organization         $50         Per student

Instructional Resources

K-2nd Grade        $400

3rd-5th Grade      $600

6th-8th Grade      $850

Technology Fee  $500       Applicable to Middle School students only

Overnight Field Studies

4-5 grade            $450 (approximate)
6-7 grade            $450 (approximate)     
8th grade            $2,000 (approximate)

Reservation Deposit

This is a non-refundable $1,500 deposit due in March and is applied to the cost of Tuition and Fees. The amount of the deposit is reduced if the student received a financial aid award.

Payment Plans

  • Full Payment: After the reservation deposit is paid, the balance can be paid in full in June.
  • 3-Payment Plan: After the reservation deposit is paid the balance is divided into three equal payments over the course of nine months, typically in June, October, and February.
  • 10-Payment Plan: After the reservation deposit is paid the balance is divided into nine equal payments, typically June through March. This plan is through a third-party provider and requires a setup fee.
  • 3% Discount on tuition if paid in full by March 4 for current families and April 12 for new families (not applicable during rolling admissions)

General Information

Before School Care    The school is open at 7:30 a.m. with yard supervision.

After School Care        After school care is available from 3-6 p.m. for an additional charge.

Return Check Fee       The fee of $20 per occurrence is to cover appropriate bank charges.

Late Payment Fee       A 1% fee is billed for payments not received by the due date.

Field Studies Fee        Some classes may take overnight trips involving additional costs.

2950 East 29th Street Long Beach, CA 90806
562.981.3151 Fax 562.981.3153