Tuition & Financial Aid

The wonderful things that Academy students receive go far beyond academic learning: confidence, a love of exploration, leadership skills, and much more, guaranteeing that each student can make the most of their potential during their years at the Academy and beyond.

Tuition Schedule for 2022-2023

Grade Tuition
Pre-Kindergarten 3 (Part time) $10,420
Pre-Kindergarten 3 (Full time) $16,550
Pre-Kindergarten 4 $16,550
Kindergarten $31,740
Grade 1 - Grade 4 $34,490
Grade 5 - Grade 11 $41,300
Grade 12 $43,730


  • The Academy offers "Extended Day" for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 each school day from 7:00 am - 8:10 am and 3:20 pm - 7:00 pm. The cost of the Extended Day program is included in the tuition.
  • Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 4: field trips, books, and supplies are included in tuition.
  • Grades 5 through 11: school trips, school wardrobe, lunch, books, supplies, Grade 8 Moving up fees, and AP exams are additional fees and are not included in the tuition.

Financing Education

  • Financial needs should never discourage a family from applying for admission. We are committed to providing tuition assistance to ensure that our outstanding program is open to all qualified candidates. We are also committed to creating a community that is as socio-economically diverse as it is ethnically, spiritually, and racially diverse. Toward that end, we welcome applications from families in all income brackets.

Note: ALL families seeking financial aid must apply by December 31 for the following academic year.

Financing Aid

  • Financial aid grants are available for students with demonstrated financial need as determined by information provided on the School and Student Service (SSS) and Parent Financial Statement (PFS) forms. Financial Aid is available for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Apply online at

Discounts & Payment Plans

  • The Academy offers a semi-annual installment plan, a 10-month installment plan, and an early discount for tuition paid in full by May 1, before the start of the school year.

William Winter Scholarships

  • Each year, hundreds of Staten Island and New York City-area students compete for the Staten Island Academy William Winter Scholarships, which includes admission to the Academy and scholarship assistance. Scholarships are open to students entering Grades 6 or 9 in September 2023. Students from all public, parochial, and private schools are eligible to participate.
  • Awards are based on an examination, school transcripts, teacher recommendations, and a personal interview – not on financial need. 
  • In the last decade there have been 26 recipients of a William Winter Scholarship and 73% of the scholars have gone on to attend an Ivy League College or a Most Competitive College as listed by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges.