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Ensuring that The Learning Project remains accessible to as wide a range of families as possible is one of the founding principles upon which the school is built. It continues to be a firm commitment by the Board and school leadership, who recently wrote to parents about the intention, “ keep tuition as low as possible, both in comparison with The LP’s peer schools and in absolute terms, to maintain accessibility and promote socio-economic diversity within our community…”  


In simplest terms, a family’s ability to pay should never prohibit a child from applying to or attending The Learning Project, and our school is committed to this principle.

2023-2024 Tuition
  • Kindergarten through Grade Three $27,300/ year

  • Fourth Grade through Grade Six  $27,700/ year


20% of students received financial assistance in ‘22-’23.


Grants ranged from $12,000-$28,000.


In recent years, families receiving assistance had incomes ranging from less than $18,000 to over $270,000.


A total of $533,550 in financial assistance was awarded in ‘22-’23.

Affordability is achieved through a generous

financial assistance program.

Financial Assistance extends beyond tuition, and is also available for Extended Day

programming and outside-of-school services for children.  


While most of what a student needs is covered by tuition -- including all school supplies and field trips -- the school has a “pay what you can” policy for anything beyond what is covered by tuition, such as school photos, fundraising events, student club attendance, and other extras. Access is guaranteed to all.

If you would like to apply for Financial Assistance, The Learning Project uses an online system, Clarity, to collect and analyze family data in determining need.

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Please note these very important deadlines and next steps.

Deadline: February 15, 2024

The Learning Project Financial Assistance program is designed to make an LP education possible for all families.

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Clarity Financial Assistance


To get started, please go to the Clarity Application and create an account. The application typically takes less than 30 minutes to complete. The Clarity Application is also mobile-friendly so you can complete it from anywhere. You are also able to save your progress and return at any time. At the end of the application, there is a $60 fee to submit. Please remember to return to your dashboard after you complete and submit your Clarity Application to upload any additional required tax documentation. 

The deadline for completing the financial aid application including relevant supplemental documents is February 15, 2024.

Clarity has provided a step by step guide to walk you through the application for the 2024-25 school year. If you need support during the process of completing your application, there is in-app support available through the “Help” button in the bottom left of the screen, as well as email and phone support at or 206-210-3752, in both English and Spanish. The application itself is also fully translated into Spanish. 

Questions about Financial Assistance should be sent to Tara Vuono, Director of Finance & Operations, at (617) 266-8427 or email

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