Financial Aid

Presbyterian Day School awards over $1.1 million dollars annually in financial aid based on demonstrated need.

There is no specific income that will automatically qualify a family to receive need-based financial aid at Presbyterian Day School. Income is only one consideration when determining eligibility for need-based financial aid. Other significant factors include, but are not limited to: family size; number of children in tuition-charging schools; and family assets.

Applying for need-based aid is the only way to accurately determine your eligibility for such financial assistance.

Students Receiving Awards, 2016-2017

Parent Income Range% of Applicants Receiving AidAward Range
Less than $49,999 100% $3,500-$16,500
$50,000-$74,999 100% $5,000-$16,000
$75,000-$99,999 100% $5,000-$14,000
$100,000-$124,999 96% $4,000-$14,000
$125,000-$149,999 100% $1,000-$10,000
$150,000-$199,999 82% $1,000-$10,000
$200,000+ 13% $5,000

Eligibility is processed by a third-party service in Princeton, New Jersey: School and Student Services for Financial Aid (SSS). The SSS is an entity of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). NAIS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, sex, or ethnic origin.

Deadline: Financial Aid applications and all required documentation must be submitted by November 30, 2017.

Learn More about Financial Aid Policies


For more information about financing a PDS education, contact Rachel Bishop, Director of Admission at 901-842-4695 or

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