Shorecrest Preparatory School Blog

Doing the Math for Tuition

Posted by Dr. Jean Spencer-Carnes on Oct 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

You’ve found the school! It offers an outside the box approach to curriculum, and a relatively convenient location. There are fantastic teachers and special programs. It's an independent school, and that means tuition. You are sure your child will thrive in this learning environment, if you can manage the cost. Don't let tuition be the deciding factor for which school your child will attend.  Putting the pieces together may be easier than it seems.

Schools like Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida, understand that the cost of school can be a hurdle. While some families may be in a position to simply write a check, that certainly isn’t the case for every family who is part of an independent school community. Many independent schools are committed to helping families manage tuition costs, and offer a number of payment options.

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Topics: Indpendent Schools, Financial Aid

The Value of Investing in a Private School Education

Posted by Dr. Jean Spencer-Carnes on Sep 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Parents today have myriad options for educating their children. Choosing the right school involves considering a number of factors relative to each student’s academic temperament. Considerations for parents include the quality of education, class size, social environment and cost. Independent schools come with unique costs, such as tuition, books, supplies and uniforms, and they offer unique benefits that easily outweigh their cost. Schools like Shorecrest Preparatory School in St. Petersburg, Florida, offer an experience that cannot be matched.

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Topics: Indpendent Schools, Private School, Financial Aid

3 Insights into Private School Financial Aid

Posted by Karen Moore on Nov 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Nearly all college applicants apply for financial assistance. It’s an accepted part of the college application process. As parents explore private school options for children in grades K-12, I would encourage them to look at the financial aid process the same way.

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Topics: Financial Aid, Inside Shorecrest