Please reach out to Director of Finance and Operations, Rich Virgin with questions.
To determine eligibility, Rio Grande School requires that families complete the following actions:
Current family deadline: Friday, February 1, 2019
Prospective family deadline: February 7, 2019
1. Complete the Tuition Assistance data form, personal statement, and agreement (download here) and return to the Director of Finance and Operations, Rich Virgin.
2. Each parent or legal guardian completes the financial profile submitted through School and Student Services http://sss.force.com/familyportal, a third-party organization that analyzes financial data, yielding an estimate for what families can afford. Rio Grande School's code is 6038. A $51.00 non-refundable fee must be paid to SSS for your profile to be processed and sent to Rio Grande School.
3. Submit two years of joint or separate individual Federal income tax returns to Rich Virgin, Director of Finance and Operations.
Current family deadline: Submit 2017 tax returns by Friday, February 1, 2019 and your 2018 tax returns no later than April 17, 2019.
Prospective family deadline: Submit 2017 tax returns by Friday, February 7, 2019 and your 2018 tax returns no later than April 17, 2019.
The Tuition Assistance committee meets after academic admission decisions have been made (Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 meeting for current family applications; Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 meeting for prospective family applications). Please note that Rio Grande School cannot offer tuition assistance awards to families whose children have not applied and been accepted to the School. The committee considers the SSS estimates and makes a confidential award recommendation. While requests for tuition assistance from current and prospective families will be considered after February 9, 2019, be aware that the pool of assistance may be depleted.