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Empowering girls to discover their distinct potential as learners and leaders.

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CSG's Annual Fund helps bridge the gap between tuition and the actual cost to educate a CSG student. Your gift makes a CSG education possible.

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ScholarShop is CSG’s online apparel shop that benefits CSG scholarships, including the Alumnae Board Merit Scholarship.

Tuition and Fees for the 2017-2018 school year:

Form Rate
Program for Young Children - Half Day$13,345
Program for Young Children - Full Day$21,520
Forms I-II (Grades 1-2)$21,655
Forms III-IV (Grades 3-4) $21,820
Form V (Grade 5)$22,170
Form VI (Grade 6) $22,875
Form VII (Grade 7)$23,160
Form VIII (Grade 8) $23,485
Form IX (Grade 9)$23,975
Form X (Grade 10)$24,330
Form XI (Grade 11) $25,020
Form XII (Grade 12) $25,730

Whenever possible, the costs associated with a CSG education are included in tuition. There are no additional fees for technology, interscholastic sports, or graduation. In addition, lunch and snack are included in tuition for all CSG students, including half-day girls in the PYC.

Additional Fees

Class Trips

Each year in Middle School, and again in Form XI, students take an overnight class trip. Costs range from $125 in Form VI to $675 in Form VIII.


Middle and Upper School students purchase some of their own textbooks. These costs vary depending on the courses each girl is taking. A typical Middle School student spends approximately $60, and Upper School books range from $100-$300.

Optional Fees

After Hours Program

CSG’s After Hours Program is available to enrolled PYC and Lower, School students at a cost of $20-23 per day, and to Middle School students for $10/day. A 10% discount is applied for students who register in advance and attend full time.

Some after-school activities are offered for an additional fee, including Lower School Unicorn Sports ($120/session) and Middle School Ski Club ($275-$350). There is no fee for interscholastic sports in Middle and Upper School.


The school sponsors optional travel opportunities during spring break and over the summer.
Examples include:

Service trip to Guatemala in June, for Upper School students

Spring break training trip for Upper School Lacrosse team


Families are responsible for the cost of optional expenses, including yearbooks, school supplies, musical instruments, art supplies in some upper school courses, personal sports equipment and spirit wear, etc.

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