Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition Information

Thank you for considering a Walker education for your family! We understand and appreciate the careful financial planning that is required for investing in an independent school education. As part of our thorough admission process, our goal is to expose you to the long term value of a Walker School education.
At Walker we seek to admit talented, motivated, college-bound students who demonstrate the ability to fulfill The Walker School’s academic requirements. We believe that economic diversity enriches our overall school community to the benefit of all our families. If you have any questions regarding affordability and the Walker School investment, please do not hesitate to contact our Financial Aid Coordinator, Patti Logan. We are dedicated to helping you determine the best options for your family.

Tuition & Fees 2021-22

Grade Level Tuition
Half-Day Early Learner $11,280.00
Full-Day Early Learner $14,150.00
Half-Day Pre-K $14,150.00
Full-Day Pre-K $17,660.00
Kindergarten $20,400.00
Lower School $22,860.00
Middle School $25,940.00
Upper School $25,940.00
Immersive Dyslexia Program $30,130.00

To download 2021-22 tuition payment plans and schedules, please click here.

Financial Aid

At The Walker School, our financial aid program is need based and is available to assist families in closing the gap between the costs of attending and a family’s ability to pay. Families who wish to apply for financial aid should submit an application online via the School and Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS) to determine whether they qualify for financial assistance. The Financial Aid committee will then review the most recent W2 and tax documents to determine the amount Walker is able to offer. In addition to financial aid, we offer several payment plans to accommodate your family’s budget and planning needs.

Affording The Walker School

We understand the importance of careful financial planning when considering investing in an independent school education. This web page will provide you with an overview of the financial aid process along with any additional expenses that you can anticipate. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any additional questions regarding affording a Walker education.

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  • Applying for Assistance

    SSS Financial Aid application

    Supporting Documents
    The following items are required of all financial aid applicants to determine financial need:
    • Copy of your most recent 1040 income tax returns with original signatures.
    • Copy of W-2 Forms.
    • Please refer to the Parent Guide to Financial Aid to help you navigate the entire financial aid application process.
    For any additional questions please contact Patti Logan at: 678-581-6891.
  • Expenses to Anticipate

    To help you budget for the upcoming school year, we have provided a list of expenses that you can anticipate apart from the tuition. These expenses might vary depending upon grade level. For your convenience we have included lunch and the activity fee in the yearly tuition.

    Primary School Supplies:
    • Field Trip Uniform $18
    Lower School Supplies:
    • Field Trip Uniform $18
    Middle School Books and Supplies:
    • Books $250-$450, Supplies: $75-$150, Clubs vary
    Upper School Books and Supplies:
    • Books $500-$700 new, Clubs vary
    Middle and Upper School Athletic participation:
    • Varies depending on sport.
  • Divorced, Separated, or Never-Married

    Financial aid is based on the family’s ability to pay as demonstrated by the information submitted in the Parent Financial Statement (PFS). In keeping with the NAIS Principles of Good Practice for Financial Aid, the school considers tuition the responsibility of both the custodial and non-custodial parents (regardless or legal settlements) who are divorced, separated, or never married. Accordingly, both parents must complete a Financial Aid application and provide the required supporting documents. In cases where applications are completed by non-married parents, information is kept separate and confidential and will never be shared by the school with the other parent.

    In exceptional cases, where one parent cannot comply, the custodial parent should submit our Statement of Explanation Form. Lack of information from either parent may prevent the family from receiving financial aid.

    Form Explanation Document
  • Important Dates

    Financial aid applications for the following academic school year are available beginning November 1st.

    Monday, February 14, 2022
    Financial Aid application deadline (returning families)

    Monday, March 14, 2022
    Financial Aid application deadline (new applicants)

    Monday, February 28, 2022
    Deadline for supporting documents (returning families)

    Friday, March 25, 2022
    Deadline for supporting documents (new applicants)

    Financial Aid Award Letters for new families will be sent on the AAAIS (Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools) common notification date, Saturday, April 2, 2022.  Families have until the common response date, Thursday, April 14, 2022, to accept the award with the return of the financial aid award letter signed by the financially responsible parent.
  • Annual Renewal

    Financial aid awards are made for one year. Parents must complete a Parent Financial Statement each year and send it to the SSS in accordance with the application schedule outlined. Unless there is a significant change in financial circumstances, the school makes every effort to ensure the level of aid from year-to-year does not change if the student’s academic performance and conduct at Walker meet the expectations of the Walker Community.

    Financial aid information is confidential and is not shared. To ensure the best possible experience for all families, recipients also are required to keep financial aid awards confidential.
  • Latin American/Hispanic Scholars Need-Based Program

    The Walker School has secured funds specific to students of Latin American or Hispanic background as part of our overall financial aid budget.  Any student with a Latin American or Hispanic heritage who applies for financial aid will be considered for these funds.
  • Tuition Loans

    If you are interested in taking out a loan to cover tuition costs, you may apply for a low-fixed-rate education plan from Your Tuition Solution. To learn more about the program and to apply, please visit When prompted to “find your school,” simply enter The Walker School’s phone number, 770-427-2689, when completing the application.

    Your Tuition Solution is offered by Springstone Financial, LLC and is independent of The Walker School. For more information please call them directly at: 800-920-9777.
  • Scholarships

    As a member of and in accordance with the guidelines outlined by the Georgia High School Association (GHSA), Walker does not provide merit-based scholoarships to students.
  • Main Campus

    700 Cobb Parkway North
    Marietta, GA 30062
  • Primary School

    830 Damar Road
    Marietta, GA 30062
The Walker School is a private, co-ed day school offering opportunities in academics, arts, and athletics for preschool, elementary, middle, and high school students in Metro Atlanta.