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Indexed Tuition

The Saklan School is a member of the School and Student Service for Financial Aid organization (SSS) that assists schools in making awards to families who demonstrate need. The school considers a wide range of factors ranging from assets and income to family size, monthly expenditures, or even caretaking of an elderly parent. Award amounts are determined based on a family’s need and on the availability of funds at The Saklan School.

The Indexed Tuition Committee will review all requests and supporting materials submitted. Applications will continue to be accepted until the available pool of aid is depleted. Families who have submitted forms by the January deadline will be notified of awards in February of 2021 for returning families and March of 2021 for new families. Returning families must reapply each year.

How to apply for Indexed Tuition for the 2021-22 school year:

The step by step process is outlined below.

By January 22, 2021:

1) Log on to the School & Student Services website. Under Families, click on the blue “Login to Complete or Update Your Parents' Financial Statement (PFS). The Saklan School’s code is 7047. You will be given a password that will allow you to save and come back to your PFS as needed. There is a processing fee payable to SSS of approximately $50.

2) Upload a copy of your 2018 1040 Federal Tax Return(s) with all schedules, W-2 Forms and/or 1099 Forms on the SSS website on the "Manage Documents" screen.

3) Complete and upload the Financial Aid Supplemental Form (below) to the SSS website.           

By March 5, 2021, a copy of your 2020 1040 Federal Tax Return(s) with all schedules, W-2 Forms and/or 1099 Forms must be submitted directly to SSS by uploading them to the SSS website.

Note: In the case of divorced or separated parents, both parties must apply, regardless of custody or payment arrangements.

Completed Indexed Tuition applications will be reviewed by the Indexed Tuition Committee. Applicants will be notified simultaneously of admissions decisions and tuition decisions.

If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Office at (925) 376-7900, ext. 16 or admissions@saklan.org.