How Indexed Tuition works at Park Day:

To view a longer Indexed Tuition 101 video including tips for completing the Clarity application, look for the private-link video posted in Ravenna in the Indexed Tuition section.

Submitting an Indexed Tuition Application

We know that choosing an independent school education is an investment of both time and resources. Every family who attends Park Day School has the opportunity to enroll with a tuition level that fits their financial circumstances. Typically about 40% of Park Day families participate in the indexed tuition program. Annual indexed tuition ranges are as follows, and families may choose to pay annually in 1, 2, or 10 installments.

  • Tuition ranges from $1,800 to $36,520 (top of the index) in K-5 lower school.
  • Tuition ranges from $1,900 to $37,960 (top of the index) in 6-8 middle school.

Since its founding in 1976, Park Day School has always been grounded in equity, access, and social justice. Socioeconomic diversity is a cornerstone of all that we do. Park Day School uses the Clarity Application to determine a family’s Indexed Tuition level and ability to pay. If you are wondering whether you might qualify to pay below the top of the index, browse the FAQs below, and reach out to with any questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Indexed Tuition applications are due for priority review on January 16, 2024. 2023 W2s if applicable are due on February 15, 2024.