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Tuition

What You Want Is Within Your Reach

As parents, we’ve invested time and money in our professional training to build long and rewarding careers. We dedicate our hard-earned resources only when we see and understand the value of our investments. We are discerning and determined when it comes to the future of our families.

As parents, we also want the very best education for our children. We recognize that the best schools are not preparing their students for this year’s tests, they are preparing children for all of life’s tests. For over a century, The Peck School has done exactly this.
Recently, the National Association of Independent Schools published a guide entitled “Values Added,” citing a study funded by the US Department of Education. The study results overwhelmingly support an investment in The Peck School.

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  • Tuition and Fees 2024-25

    Tuition

    Kindergarten: $41,500
    Grades 1- 4: $44,100
    Grades 5-8: $47,700

    Tuition covers instruction, textbooks, classroom materials, student publications, computer equipment and media, athletics, standardized testing, science lab materials, art studio and woodshop supplies, snack for all students, and lunch for Grades 1-8.

    FLIK Dining Services provides Peck's family-style dining lunches for Grades 1-8, which include options for a balanced hot entree, a deli bar with house-roasted meats, homemade soups, cereal bar, salad bar, and fresh fruit and vegetables. FLIK uses locally-sourced ingredients, and provides dairy and dairy-free options.

    Enrollment Fees

    Activity Fee: Assessed on a per-student basis to fund a portion of field trip costs.

    Grades 1-4    $200
    Grades 5-6    $500
    Grades 7-8    $600

    Technology Fee:
    Assessed on a per student basis to fund a small portion of device costs.

    Grades 1-2    $150
    Grades 3-8   $175

    Parent Association Fee: Assessed on a per student basis to support the activities of The Peck School Parents Association.

    Grades K-7    $75
    Grade 8    $400

    Other Fees

    Auxiliary Program Fees: Fees will be added to your billing statement as incurred should you enroll in fee-based auxiliary programming (such as PEP classes, Summer Camp, etc.)

    Hockey Fee: A fee for those students who participate in Peck's winter hockey program: $600

    Enrollment Deposit and Payment Schedule

    A non-refundable enrollment deposit of$2,000 is remitted with each student's enrollment contract. Tuition is then payable either in a lump sum on 8/7/2024, or in three equal installments on 8/7/2024, 10/7/2024, and 1/7/2025. All fees will be included in the August 2024 billing statment.

    Other charges are payable when billed.

    Peck uses Blackbaud Tuition Management to provide families with easy online account management, billing, and reminders, and the option to use various payment methods.

    Further details regarding Blackbaud Tuition Management will be provided once a child is enrolled.

Affording a Peck Education

There are several options for affording your tuition at The Peck School:
  • Payment Plans: To help you manage expenses, The Peck School offers individualized payment plans.
  • Tuition Assistance: Requests for tuition assistance should be made at the time of application. View our procedures for applying for tuition assistance.
  • 529 Plans: As of 2018, the IRS now permits up to a $10,000 per year distribution from 529 accounts in order to finance private school education (K-12). Please consult your financial advisor to learn more about this opportunity.

Tuition Refund Plan

The Peck School partners with Dewar to offer a Tuition Refund Plan and a Student Accident Plan. If you have any questions about these plans, please contact our Business or Admission Offices.

 

THE PECK SCHOOL

247 South Street  |  Morristown, NJ  07960
973-539-8660
Northern New Jersey's timeless and transformative co-ed independent elementary and middle school education for grades K-8.