Student Financial Aid
Orinda Academy offers student financial aid based solely on need and awards
it on a first-come, first-served basis for new applicants. The school
subscribes to the School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS) in
Princeton, NJ. SSS requires all interested families to submit specific
financial information to determine eligibility.
How To Apply for Financial Aid
To be considered for financial aid, please complete the Parent Financial
Statement (PFS). You may request a form from the admissions office, or
you may complete the forms online. Orinda Academy's school code number is #5379.
The deadline for submission of the PFS form to SSS for financial assistance
in the 2014-15 school year is no later than
January 16th, 2014.
(We would appreciate a copy of your PFS form to be sent to our Admissions
Office as well).
In addition to completing the PFS form, you must submit a copy of your
2013 federal and state income tax returns including all pages and schedules
to the Admissions Office by
February 14, 2014.
Divorced or Separated Parents/Guardians
In the case of divorce or separation, the parents/guardians must each complete
individual PFS forms and submit their tax returns.
Awarding Financial Aid
Final determination of financial aid dollars rests with Orinda Academy's
Financial Aid Committee. Financial aid dollars are subject to the availability
of funds and number of financial aid applicants. Notification of award
is sent when the applicant is offered an opportunity to enroll. Please
be assured that all information is kept in the strictest confidence.
Orinda Academy admits students of any race, color, religion, national
and ethnic origin, or handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs
and activities of the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic
origin in the administration of its educational policies, assistance programs,
athletic or other school administered programs.