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Tuition, Financial Aid & Affordability

Invest in Your Child’s Future

At The Summit, we believe in transparency. That’s why we’ve outlined our tuition information in detail. We believe strongly in the value of the independent education our students receive. Each student’s tuition goes towards maintaining and expanding our state of the art facilities, retaining our highly-qualified, incredible group of teachers and staff, and allowing for the general development of our school and its range of educational programming.

Learning Level Tuition, 2021-2022
Early Learners
$8,015
Elementary School: Kindergarten through Fifth Grade
$8,670
Middle School: Sixth through Eighth Grade
$9,435
High School: Ninth through Twelfth Grade
$10,165
High School SOAR: Dual Enrollment “Early College” Experience
$2,600 + per course cost

Payment plan options include: one payment, two payments, or 10 monthly payments (additional processing fees assessed for multiple payments)

Financial Aid and Affordability

The Summit is also committed to encouraging socioeconomic diversity within its community. We believe this diversity enriches the educational experience for all. Participation of families with various socioeconomic backgrounds in our independent curriculum is essential to the health of the school and its students. Because of this commitment, the school offers a range of tuition rates depending on each family’s financial situation. These varying rates can accommodate lower, middle, and upper income families.

Every Summit family is expected to contribute to the successful operation and growth of the school at a level that corresponds with their financial circumstances. Prospective Summit families who are interested in determining their tuition scale placement will be asked to provide financial information through FACTS Nelnet Solutions using the application button below. This information is secure and held in the strictest confidence. It will only be used to determine where the family falls within the tuition range.

For more information on how to invest in private education for your child, please visit www.missourimost.org.

*The Summit reserves the right to cap the total amount of sliding-scale reduced tuition awarded, dependent on available funds and class space.

Supporting The Summit

Growth Fund – In addition to tuition, an annual, required Growth Fund amount will be charged to each student. The Growth Fund is a variable amount based upon the number of students enrolled at The Summit as of September 1st each year and will decrease, or be eliminated, as enrollment numbers reach defined growth milestones. The Growth Fund amount will not exceed $650.00 per student in the 2021-2022 academic year.


Raven Fund – All Summit families are encouraged to make a meaningful donation to the Raven Fund, an annual giving campaign that provides funds to support our personalized educational experience. Gifts to the Raven Fund limit our reliance on tuition and help us sustain the unique approach to education that can only be found at The Summit. These gifts have an immediate and direct benefit to each student and faculty member, as well as to the quality and range of all school programs.

Contact Us

Have questions or need additional information about our tuition rates or financial aid opportunities? Fill out our contact form below to get in touch with us.

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