A coed boarding and day school for grades 4-9

Where most classrooms end, ours begin.

Tuition



Tuition for the 2018-19 Academic Year




Domestic Boarding Tuition: $58,700


Comprehensive tuition eliminates the need for student expense accounts. North Country School offers several payment options, including a monthly payment plan.

At North Country School, we believe that all students should be able to participate in everything we offer, without paying additional fees. This is our definition of comprehensive tuition.

In addition to providing excellent classroom instruction, as well as housing and meals, our comprehensive tuition includes all of the following: weekend and residential life activities, field trips, professional ski/snowboard instruction, lift tickets to Whiteface Mountain, horseback riding, private music lessons, books and school supplies, laundry services, athletics, access to our on-campus nurses and counselor, art supplies, technology fees, and use of specialized outdoor gear (rock climbing equipment, ice skates, cross-country skis, etc).


Additional information can be found in the Financial Aid section.

COMPREHENSIVE BOARDING TUITION INCLUDES:

  • Room and board
  • Weekend activities
  • Laundry and linen service
  • All telephone service
  • On-campus nurse
  • Transportation and tickets for program-based trips
  • Ski/snowboard program tickets and instruction
  • Specialized outdoor gear
  • Books
  • School-issued Google Chromebook
  • Art supplies
  • Horseback riding
  • Music lessons



International Boarding Tuition and Fees: $63,500


Comprehensive tuition eliminates the need for student expense accounts. North Country School offers several payment options, including a monthly payment plan.In addition to providing excellent classroom instruction, as well as housing and meals, our comprehensive tuition includes all of the following: weekend and residential life activities, field trips, professional ski/snowboard instruction, lift tickets to Whiteface Mountain, horseback riding, private music lessons, books and school supplies, laundry services, athletics, access to our on-campus nurses and counselor, art supplies, technology fees, and use of specialized outdoor gear (rock climbing equipment, ice skates, cross-country skis, etc).

COMPREHENSIVE INTERNATIONAL BOARDING TUITION INCLUDES:

  • Room and board
  • Weekend activities
  • Laundry and linen service
  • All telephone service
  • On-campus nurse
  • Transportation and tickets for program-based trips
  • Ski/snowboard program tickets and instruction
  • Specialized outdoor gear
  • Books
  • School-issued Google Chromebook
  • Art supplies
  • Horseback riding
  • Music lessons

additional International Student Benefits:

  • Transportation coordination to and from home country
  • TOEFL/SSAT testing services and support
  • Increased support for secondary school applications and visits
  • Weekly Skype/phone calls with parents
  • Communications with parents and consultants
  • International orientation prior to opening day
  • Residences open one day early and close one day late to accommodate international travel
  • Flexible departure dates
  • Coordination of Thanksgiving breaks
  • Health services including enrollment in health insurance, coordination of vaccinations, transportation to and from medical appointments


Comprehensive Day Tuition: $19,000


COMPREHENSIVE TUITION eliminates the need for student expense accounts. North Country School offers several payment options, including a monthly payment plan.

Additional information can be found in the Financial Aid section.

COMPREHENSIVE DAY STUDENT TUITION INCLUDES:

  • Specialized outdoor gear
  • Books
  • School-issued Google Chromebook
  • Art supplies
  • Horseback riding
  • Music lessons


Comprehensive Five-Day Boarding Tuition: $45,300


COMPREHENSIVE TUITION eliminates the need for student expense accounts. North Country School offers several payment options, including a monthly payment plan.

Additional information can be found in the Financial Aid section.

COMPREHENSIVE FIVE-DAY BOARDING TUITION INCLUDES:

  • Room and board for five days per week
  • Weekend activities
  • Laundry and linen service
  • All telephone service
  • On-campus nurse
  • Transportation and tickets for program-based trips
  • Ski/snowboard program tickets and instruction
  • Specialized outdoor gear
  • Books
  • School-issued Google Chromebook
  • Art supplies
  • Horseback riding
  • Music lessons


Questions?

Contact David Damico, Director of Admissions, at (518) 523-9329, extension 6000, or by email at ddamico@northcountryschool.org



Other Financial Information



SSAT AND TOEFL TESTS

North Country School arranges for students to take the SSAT and/or TOEFL on predetermined dates. Testing occurs for 8th graders in the spring and 9th graders in the fall. The registration fees are determined by the testing agency. Requests for additional tests on different dates must be approved by the Assistant Head and may require additional fees for administration or transportation costs.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

Specialized English as a Second Language class and additional support as needed is $4,700 per year.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INSURANCE

North Country School requires that all international students purchase accident and sickness insurance. For the Gold Plan policy, the cost is $1,550 from September, 2017 through June, 2018. Details and insurance registration instructions are provided with the enrollment agreement.

SKI AND SNOWBOARD RENTAL

All North Country School students learn to ski or snowboard and are expected to provide their own gear. For students who require a seasonal rental through a local shop, the cost for this equipment is $175 per season.

TRAVEL EXPENSES

Transportation on school-designated travel dates:

Charter bus to New York City: $125

Transportation to Albany Airport: $90

Transportation to JFK Airport: $300 (dependent on number of passengers)

Transportation to Saranac Lake Airport (flights to Boston): $50



Transportation on days other than school-designated travel dates:

Transportation to Albany Airport: $280

Transportation to JFK Airport: Rate and availability determined by a local car service.

Transportation to Saranac Lake Airport (flights to Boston): $50

Please note: Air travel to/from Albany or JFK that departs/arrives before 7 AM and after 10 PM may incur an additional fee to cover hotel accommodations and meals for the child and/or chaperone.