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While no doubt a significant investment, choosing to finance an independent school education for your student can pay dividends to last a lifetime. Fountain Valley School of Colorado aims to provide a Western-based education that lies within reach for all talented and deserving students, and works with individuals across varying financial backgrounds to plan ahead and determine the best path for families. 

2024-25 Tuition Costs


Boarding Students



International Boarding Students

*students requiring an F1 student visa


Day Students

Additional and Optional Fees  
Academic Skills Instructional Program Fee (limited enrollment) $12,000
Miscellaneous Fees, including Interim Expeditions, Wellness Center, supplies, and personal athletic equipment (Average Interim Expedition Cost: 9th grade - $300; 10-12th grade - $900 - $6,000) $2,150 - $6,800
Horseback Riding $300/month base price 
Books Books are ordered independently by each student either through MBS Direct or another retailer. The total cost for required textbooks can range from $400-$1,700.

Testing (AP, ACT, SAT, PSAT) Fee


International Student Health Insurance:
ISM Insurance (preferred vendor)

~$1,500-$2,500 per year


It is Fountain Valley's expectation that families contribute to the cost of their student’s education at the highest level possible, with multiple factors taken into consideration when assessing individual financial needs and qualifications. Two forms of financial assistance–need-based financial aid and merit-based scholarships–are offered at FVS, averaging $2.8M in tuition assistance per academic year.