Investing in Her Future

We understand the financial commitment that comes with an independent school education. 
The information below is provided to help you in your decision-making process and to provide information about options such as financial aid. More comprehensive information about costs can be discussed during your conversation with a member of the admission staff.
"Sending your daughter to GPS might be the best thing you ever do. It might require a sacrifice financially, but it's worth it. It's worth the education and the confidence you see in your daughter.
—Parent of Class of 2016 GPS Graduate

Tuition at GPS

Tuition at Girls Preparatory School for the 2020-21 school year is $26,247 for Middle School and $26,975 for Upper School, which includes lunch. Expenses not covered by tuition include uniforms, books, technology devices, and other incidentals. Click here to review the Cost to Attend document for an overview and estimate of the charges not included in the tuition.

GPS offers three payment plans: one payment, two payments, and 10-month payment plan. Tuition payments are adjusted accordingly for families receiving financial aid. An enrollment deposit is required at the time of enrollment. A reenrollment deposit is required in February each year.


Financial Aid at GPS

Each year, Girls Preparatory School awards over $2.5 million in need-based grants to nearly 40% of GPS girls and their families, helping the brightest and most capable young women of Chattanooga and the surrounding areas experience the benefits of an all-girls education. Funds for financial aid are made available by hundreds of generous donors who believe in GPS and its mission.