Tuition and Affordability

Tuition Assistance Application

Applying for tuition assistance

Falmouth Academy offers need-based aid to qualified families.  We use
School and Student Services (SSS) by NAIS in helping to determine a family’s financial need.  To begin your tuition assistance application, you will need to complete the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS).  The PFS is reviewed by our Affordability Committee and provides a guideline in making tuition assistance decisions.  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.  All families applying for tuition assistance must submit a tuition assistance application to SSS every year. For prospective families applying for admission and tuition assistance, your admission application must be completed before your tuition assistance application will be determined.  Our initial deadline for receiving applications is February 1.  Applications received after the deadline are reviewed if funds are available. 

The process

List of 5 items.

  • 1. Prepare to apply

    Review the SSS Parents' Financial Statement Workbook and Instruction Booklet and gather any materials you will need to reference as you answer the questions in the PFS.  For parents who are separated or divorced, Falmouth Academy requires each parent/family to submit a Parent Financial Statement through SSS (including IRS Form 1040, W-2’s).
  • 2. Complete your PFS online

    Families can complete their PFS in the SSS Family Portal for 2022-23 starting on October 2.  Create an account by clicking the link below to begin the PFS for Academic Year 2022-23. Falmouth Academy's SSS code is 3113.

  • 3. Pay for and submit your PFS online

    After completing all the fields of the PFS, you will choose your method of secure payment ($55) on the "Pay and Submit" screen. Once you submit your PFS, your information is sent to Falmouth Academy.
  • 4. Submit your supporting documents

    Once you have submitted your PFS, the system activates the “My Documents” tab where you can view the list of required documents and upload them electronically.

    By February 1:
    • 2020 federal tax return (1040) with all supporting schedules and forms. If self-employed, submit schedule E and form 1065.
    • 2020 W-2s and 1099s (if applicable).

    By February 15:
    • 2021 W-2s.

    As soon as completed (no later than April 15, 2022):
    • 2021 federal tax return with all supporting schedules and forms. If self-employed, please submit schedule E and corresponding form 1065.

    If you wish to submit required documents by mail, send to:
    School and Student Services
    PO Box 449
    Randolph, MA 02368-0449

    For overnight service, use:
    School and Student Services
    Application Processing Center
    15 Dan Road, Suite 102
    Canton, MA 02021
  • 5. Questions?

    All questions and communication regarding completing the PFS or the submission of financial documents should be directed to SSS.  Please contact SSS customer service at

    SSS Customer Service update from 1/12/22
Falmouth Academy adheres to the NAIS Principles of Good Practice with regard to its tuition assistance process.
PLEASE NOTE: Tuition assistance review begins February 1st for completed applications of returning students and students applying for admission. Review continues thereafter if funds are still available. Missing the February 1st tuition assistance application deadline significantly reduces the likelihood of receiving tuition assistance. Families are notified of a tuition assistance decision with their enrollment contract. 
If you have any questions about the school’s tuition assistance program, please call the Director of Admission and Enrollment Management at 508-457-9696 or email at
Falmouth Academy does not discriminate in its admissions and tuition assistance programs, hiring process, and in all other school programs, Falmouth Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin or ancestry, age, or disability, or any other category protected under state or federal law.

For further information on notice of nondiscrimination, please call the business office at 508-457-9696 or for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
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