An Investment in your Child's Future

For more than half a century, our students have flourished in an environment where curious minds are sent soaring and caring spirits are firmly grounded. We provide an optimum, enriching starting place for students who will bloom, develop and shine as the next generation of engaged citizens and leaders.

Fort Worth Country Day seeks to enroll the most qualified and dynamic students whose families understand and embrace the mission, vision and core values of The School. To achieve this goal, FWCD is committed to providing tuition assistance for families from a range of socio-economic backgrounds.

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  • Payment Options

    For families not on financial aid, there are three different payment plans. All three require a non-refundable $1,000 deposit. For returning students, the deposit is due on February 15. For new students, the deposit is due upon the completion of the enrollment contract. Please note that there is a $50.00 fee for payment plan changes after May 1.
    100% Plan
    100% of tuition, meal plan, activity fee (grades JK-8), PFA fee, optional tuition refund and accident insurance, less deposit due June 20 (Plan C)
    60/40 Plan
    60% of tuition, meal plan, activity fee (grades JK-8), 100% PFA fee, 100% optional tuition refund and accident insurance, less deposit due June 20

    40% of tuition, meal plan, activity fee (grades JK-8) due November 20 (Plan A)
    Monthly Electronic Payment Plan
    Ten electronic payments beginning June 20 with first payment to include participation fee of $300, 100% of required tuition refund insurance, 100% of PFA fee, 10% of tuition, meal plan, and activity fee (grade JK-8) less deposit. The remaining 9 payments for the 2022-23 school year are as follows:
    • Junior Kindergarten: $1,576/$1,270
    • Kindergarten: $2,430
    • Grades 1-4: $2,568
    • Grades 5-8: $2,754.50
    • Grades 9-12: $2,855.50
    Signed ACH form is required with the monthly plan. (Plan B)

    Please note: above payment does not include incidentals.

    Federal Truth in Lending Disclosures 
    If you select the monthly payment plan, you will be required to pay a deferral fee and the following disclosures apply to your contract: 

    Annual Percentage Rate 1Finance Charge 2Amount Financed 3Total of Payments 4
    Grade JK (Extended)4.13%$300$15,760$16,060
    Grade JK (Full)5.12%$300$12,700$13,000
    Grade K2.68%$300$24,300$24,600
    Grade 1-42.54%$300$25,680$25,980
    Grade 5-82.37%$300$27,545$27,845
    Grade 9-122.29%$300$28,555$28,555
    1 Annual Percentage Rate: The cost of your credit as a yearly rate.
    Finance Charge: The dollar amount the credit will cost you. 
    3 Amount Financed: The amount of credit provided to you on your behalf. 
    4 Total of Payments: The amount you will have paid after you have made the final payment.
  • Financial Assistance and Scholarships

    We are committed to making our program available to a diverse group of students regardless of a family's financial circumstances.

    Learn more about the affordability options available at Fort Worth Country Day. 

Tuition 2022-23

  Tuition Meal Plan  Activity Fee
Grade JK*
Extended Day (8-3) $14,660 $625 ($3.63/meal) $475
Full Day (8-1) $11,600 $625 ($3.63/meal) $475
Kindergarten    $23,000 $825 ($4.80/meal) $475
Lower School 1-4 $24,280 $925 ($5.38/meal) $475
Middle School 5-8 $26,020 $1,050 ($6.10/meal) $475
Upper School 9-12 $27,430 $1,125 ($6.54/meal) See estimated expenses
Tuition for the following school year is determined in January by the Board of Trustees.
*Financial aid is not available for JK

2021-22 at a Glance

$3.7 million

granted in financial aid 


of the student body received need-based financial aid

1 in 4

students receives need-based financial aid


average award for Kindergarten

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4200 Country Day Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76109
Phone: 817.732.7718
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.

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  • Website Accessibility Statement

    Fort Worth Country Day is committed to understanding and respecting differences. To further support that initiative, FWCD is focused on making the information on our website accessible to all students, parents, and other members of the community. Achieving our goal of making the FWCD website fully accessible requires auditing numerous sections and correcting elements with minimal disruption for daily users.

    We appreciate your patience as we transition our content to a format that more closely adheres to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Additionally, some pages of the FWCD website may contain links to third-party sites that do not comply with accessibility standards and not within the range of the School’s control.

    For questions about the FWCD website, please contact Digital Media and Content Manager, Reggie Johnson at

    Learn more about Fort Worth Country Day’s Mission, Philosophy, Core Values and Commitment to Inclusivity at