Tuition Assistance

The Board of Trustees is committed to providing a tuition assistance program to our families. This program enables many students to attend NCJHS who might not otherwise be able to do so.  Tuition assistance awards come from a variety of sources including NCJHS, individual donors, The Jewish Federation, and the Jim Joseph Foundation grant program.Please visit http://bjejjfgrant.org for more information.
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TUITION ASSISTANCE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs):

What does tuition assistance cover?

NCJHS provides tuition assistance on tuition only ($31,500 for the 2013-14 school year). Please remember there are other costs associated with attending NCJHS that are not eligible for tuition assistance. The family is responsible for covering such costs.

These include, but are not limited to:

Description

Estimated Annual Cost

Mandatory supplemental fees for each grade

$1410 – $2660

Tuition Insurance Plan

$550

Books

$500 – $1,000

Optional bus service

$2,300

Fees for specialized club and class field trips, AP
exams, school sponsored social gatherings,
auxiliary athletic gear, and other optional expenses

$500

 

What are some options/strategies for managing private school tuition payments?

  • Payment Plans – NCJHS offers 2-pay or 10-pay options
  • Support from grandparents and other family members
  • Need-based tuition assistance

Does NCJHS award merit-based scholarships?

No. NCJHS offers only need-based tuition assistance.

Are decisions regarding admission and tuition assistance related?

No. All admission decisions are made without regard for financial need. Admissions and tuition assistance are processed in separate offices to maintain strict confidentiality.

Is tuition assistance renewable each year?

No. Families reapply each year for tuition assistance. A complete review is conducted annually, based on the materials submitted, to determine the tuition assistance for returning families.

What if parents are divorced or separated?

Both the custodial and non-custodial parents are required to complete a tuition assistance application. The award process cannot be completed without full information from both parents.

When will I be notified of the status of my tuition assistance award?

Tuition assistance notifications for the 2014-2015 school year will be mailed on March 7, 2014 to families who have submitted complete TA applications on or before January 17, 2014.

What if I have additional questions about tuition assistance?

Contact Kaye Bernstein via email, kbernstein@faculty.ncjhs.org or at 818.449.8912