Tuition & Financial Aid

1. Review Mayfield’s Financial Aid Policies and Guidelines

In compliance with non-profit institutional standards, Mayfield Senior School has adopted the following Financial Aid Policies and Guidelines:
Financial Aid Policies and Guidelines for applicants applying for the 2021-2022 school year. 
  • Need based financial assistance is offered to families demonstrating need.
  • In determining financial aid, the school may consider all available parental resources.
  • Each family must reapply for financial aid each year. Financial Aid awards are not automatically renewable on an annual basis. 
  • All custodial parents must complete an online Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) to School and Student Services for Financial Aid (SSS) for processing. 
  • Financial information from the non-custodial parent will be required. The school reserves the right to request appropriate documents to verify custodial arrangements and to request financial information, if applicable. 
  • All parents must furnish SSS with a copy of their 2020 tax return with all the schedules and accompanying W-2s no later than January 29, 2021. If your 2020 return is not available, please submit a copy of your 2019 return (if it is not already on file) no later than January 29, 2021. You will be required to submit of copy of your 2020 return to SSS no later than Monday, April 19, 2021.
  • Families should submit forms and tax returns by the required deadline dates, or the request for financial aid may not be processed.
  • When a parent does not work and there are no preschool children, heath problems or aging parents at home, the school will impute an annual income of $25,000 to the non-working parent.
  • The school will not consider business losses or depreciation in calculating financial need.
  • The school reserves the right to withdraw financial aid at any time during the school year should discrepancies be discovered in the information provided.
Established in 1931, Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, CA is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 9-12. Noted for its rigorous academic program, which includes 28 Advanced Placement and Honors courses, Mayfield’s curriculum is underscored by a philosophy of educating the “whole child,” which also encourages commitment to and excellence in the arts, athletics, community service and spiritual growth. The nurturing environment at Mayfield Senior School allows each student to flourish in an atmosphere of personal attention.