Gill St. Bernard's School believes that the primary responsibility for financing a child's education rests with a child's family. Our Financial Aid Committee's goal is to effectively evaluate each family’s financial situation thoroughly and in such a manner that the family realizes some financial sacrifice for a Gill St. Bernard's School education.
In evaluating applications for financial aid, the committee differentiates between necessary expenses and money spent for lifestyle choices. With respect to the latter, beyond a certain point, we will not provide aid to off-set "lifestyle" expenditures that could have been directed to education. The parental contribution calculated by the school might differ from the TADS calculation. The Committee will, for example, consider potential for income to be earned by a non-working parent who does not have small children at home.