Financial Aid

A Delta School education is an investment in your child’s future. Providing an independent school education requires careful financial planning, and it is important to understand that families are expected to bear the cost according to their means and ability to pay.

As of its founding, The Delta School Board of Trustees is committed to offering financial aid to qualified applicants who provide evidence of need. Currently, 41 percent of our operating budget is reserved for financial aid. Aid is offered to students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Our first priority is funding students from the town of Wilson.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

Applicant families are asked to apply for financial aid using SSS, which provides a framework through which household needs can be measured fairly and equitably. Recommendations from SSS are used by the Financial Aid Committee in accordance the School’s policies to determine the award amount. Awards will be given between 10% and 80% of tuition cost.

We partner with School and Student Services (SSS) by NAIS in our financial aid process. To begin your financial aid application, you will complete SSS’s Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS).

The PFS is a comprehensive application that will take some time to complete. Give yourself the time you need by not waiting until the deadline to begin. You’ll need your most recent tax return before beginning the PFS. We also recommend that you review the wide range of materials that SSS has put together to help families with the financial aid process. They can be found at

We will communicate our financial aid decision to you. To make our decision, we use the information from the PFS as a starting point but also consider our school policy, practices, and available budget.