Manhattan Country School is widely recognized for its unique sliding scale tuition system that supports diversity and equity.

Tuition Costs

Maximum fees are set annually by the Board of Trustees. 

Included in the annual tuition are the following:
City- Based Education
  • Books and classroom materials
  • Daily morning snack
  • Lunch Monday through Thursday
  • Field trip transportation and expenses
  • Chromebook Program in the Upper School
  • Early drop-off coverage between 8:00 a.m.– 8:30 a.m.
Farm-Based Education for 7-8s through 8th Grade
  • Classes in cooking, farming, nature and textiles
  • Room and Board
  • Field trip transportation and expenses
  • Three meals per day and daily snack
  • Full time, dedicated Farm staff
Maximum Tuition*
Early Childhood 4-5s and 5-6s
Lower School  6-7s to 9-10s
Upper School Fifth to Eighth Grade

*These figures apply to the 2024-2025 school year and will see an annual increase in 2025-2026.
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