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Tuition Assistance

Baker families reflect a breadth of socio-economic diversity that continue to make our school the top choice for PreK-8 Progressive education on Chicago’s North Shore.  We welcome all students with intellectual curiosity and a broad range of talents and experiences to join our community of learners.

Baker offers need-based tuition assistance to qualified, full-day students each year, in addition to various payment options to help manage tuition costs. Qualifications are determined by a third party, FACTS, and reported back to the school.

To be considered, families must first complete the online admission application for 2019-20, then submit the application for need-based assistance through FACTS.  Baker is able to make an award only when a child’s admission file is complete. Applications filed on or before December 14th will be prioritized. All information submitted is confidential.

The link for FACTS online application is: online.factsmgt.com/aid.  Follow these instructions to start your the tuition assistance process:

  • a.  Click on the “Create an Account” button.  Baker’s code is 20716 and our full name is Baker Demonstration School.
  • b.    Set up your online account using your email address and a password.  There is only one application to complete,  even if you are applying for more than one child.

Questions?  Call our Admissions Office at 847.425.5800 for a confidential discussion about tuition assistance packages at Baker.

Additional Resources

The organizations listed below may provide options for tuition assistance. Please note that these organizations and services operate independently of Baker Demonstration School .

In August 2017, with bipartisan support, the House and Senate passed a comprehensive education funding bill that was signed into law by the governor of Illinois. The law includes a provision for tax credit scholarships, which provide strong incentives for donors to support non-public school scholarships for low-income students in the state. Illinois students from low-income families may use these new scholarships to attend a non-public school of their choice.