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Oakwood School provides a multisensory educational program in which students with learning differences are guided to achieve their unique academic and social potential in a nurturing community environment

Tuition & Financial Assistance

Education is an investment in the future – your child’s future.

We understand and appreciate that many of our families had never imagined their child would require an independent school education, especially one as highly specialized as Oakwood. We are committed to making an Oakwood education accessible to as many students as possible by offering financial aid and payment options. If you are interested in Oakwood as an option for your child, we encourage you to contact our Admissions Office with any questions you may have.

My son was talking to a friend from his former school and I overheard him say “my school is AWESOME!” I had never heard him use the words 'school' and 'awesome' in the same sentence before. – an Oakwood Parent


Oakwood School Tuition Information

Annual Tuition 2023-2024

$46,000 (Semi-Annual Payment Plan Cost) 

*Additional Fees: $850.00
(Fees include Technology, Activities,  Registration.)

For additional information, please read  Financial Policies & Procedures.

Tuition Payment Information
  • Annual Payment Plan: A single payment, due on June 1st in advance of the school term. A $1,100 early payment credit applies to this option.
  • Semi-Annual Payment Plan: Two tuition payments, one of 50% due on June 1 and one of 50% due on December 1.
  • Monthly Payment Plan: Nine tuition payments, due June 1 - February 1. A 2.5% processing fee applies.

Financial Assistance

Oakwood School is committed to making an Oakwood education accessible to as many students as possible.

Oakwood’s Financial Aid Committee awards grants based upon careful review of each family’s FACTS Assessment Application and all supporting documentation. As a result, Tuition Assistance awards reflect each family’s unique circumstances. The awards vary in size and are made for only one year at a time. All financial information provided by families is kept strictly confidential.

Admissions decisions and tuition assistance decisions are made independently. All prospective families should submit their Admissions Application to the Admissions Department. Those families in need of financial aid should submit their Tuition Assistance Application online through the FACTS Assessment. The Tuition Assistance Application may be submitted at the same time or after the Admissions Application.

applying for tuition assistance

Families applying for Tuition Assistance should log into the FACTs portal and begin an application. Please refer to the Tuition Assistance Policies & Procedures before you submit your final application. 

You will need to submit the following documents to begin your application:

  • W-2 Wage & Tax Statements
  • Most recent Federal 1040 or 1040A
  • Copies of supporting tax schedules

You will also need the following documents:

  • Year-End Statements from Mortgage Holder
  • Bank Statements & Retirement Account Information
  • Brokerage Statements
  • Insurance Expenses for Home, Life, Auto, Health
  • Utility Information
  • Medical Records & Expenses

FACTS Assessment Application

The application generally takes 20-40 minutes to complete. FACTs will charge a $40.00 fee to process the application. 

FINANCING your child's education

Tax Deduction - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may allow deductions for some of the services provided to children diagnosed as learning disabled. Check with your tax attorney or accountant about these deductions.

Virginia529 Saving Plan - Changes to the Internal Revenue Code as part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act may allow you to pay a portion of your child’s tuition using money from a Virginia529 Saving Plan. To learn more about this, please click here to read this article. For more specific details, please contact your financial advisor.

Employer Benefit Program - There are private companies, corporations, and national and international agencies with benefit plans that help pay for independent or special-needs education and services for children of qualifying employees. Check to see if your employer’s human resources office has such a plan.

If you have any other questions about the process, please contact the Admissions Office or Tuition Assistance Committee at