Affording CWA

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Affording CWA 2020-01-31T15:36:00-08:00

Affording Charles Wright Academy

Charles Wright is committed to maintaining socioeconomic diversity by assisting families to afford a CWA college preparatory education. More than $2.7 million in Financial Aid was distributed in 2019-2020 and we are dedicated to the accessibility that this program provides prospective students.  Financial Aid is available for 2020-2021 for Junior Kindergarten through 12th Grade students. We consider all applications very carefully and our decisions are made separately from the admissions process.

Tuition for 2020 – 2021

Full day program: $19,755

8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Morning care at 7:30 a.m.

Afternoon care until 5:30 p.m.

5 days a week for 12 months




Families can pay for tuition utilizing a tuition payment plan. Our plans provide options for paying tuition in one, three, or nine payments over the course of the academic year. Preschool tuition may be paid in 12 monthly payments of $1,647 per month. Please contact the Office of Admissions at 253-620-8373 or for more information.

Helpful Resources

Parent Financial Statement (PFS)

How to Apply for Financial Aid


Create an Account

Visit the School & Student Services (SSS) website at and create an account. SSS is a third-party organization that processes financial aid applications for independent schools. You will use your SSS account to upload all of your financial aid application components.

*Note for divorced or separated parents, or never-married parents living apart: a separate financial aid application must be submitted for each household.


Financial Aid Statement

Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS): The PFS is available now for the 2020–2021 school year at Complete and submit your PFS electronically. Contact SSS by calling NAIS customer service at (800) 344-8328 for answers to questions about completing the PFS.

The CWA SSS School Code is 2314.

All financial aid applicants must upload all tax documents to the SSS website.


Upload Documents

2018 Federal Tax Return 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ: Upload to your SSS website account.

2018 Form W-2/1099: Upload to your SSS website account.

Federal Business Tax Return: If applicable. Upload to your SSS website account with all pages and all schedules of Forms 1065, 1120, or 1120s, as well as any K-1, as applicable.

Apply for Aid

SSS Customer Service | 800-344-8328 | Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm ET