Tuition + Fees

An Investment for a Lifetime

A Lowell education is one of the best investments you can make in your child’s academic, intellectual, social, and emotional development—their path to future aspirations. We believe that our one-of-a-kind learning environment provides students with a life-long passion for learning and a desire for meaningful service to others, local communities, and the world.

2023-2024 Tuition

All of our overnight experiences from 4th through 8th grade including Middle School capstone trips are included in the tuition. Please note, Lowell’s After Care program and Bus Service are not included in tuition. Click on the links provided to read more about these programs and related fees.
Pre-Primary School, Mornings    $23,115
Pre-Primary School, All Day    $36,500
Primary School, K    $43,630
Primary School, 1-3    $45,060
Primary School, 4-5    $45,925
Middle School, 6-8    $48,175
Tuition Refund Plan    1.6% of tuition
optional but recommended
New Student Fee    $500 (non-refundable)
due with contract in each of the first two years of enrollment


Upon signing the enrollment contract, a non-refundable $2,000 deposit is due. This amount is prorated for those receiving financial aid and is applied toward the tuition balance.

New Student Fee: $1000, split into two payments of $500 each in the first and second year of attendance.

Payment Options

List of 4 items.

  • One-Payment Plan

    Tuition paid fully by June 1.
  • Two-Payment Plan

    Tuition divided into two payments of 60% in June and 40% in January.
  • 10-Month Payment Plan

    Tuition and fees paid on an interest-free payment plan which requires payment from June through March.
  • Tuition Refund Plan

    The Tuition Refund Plan, offered by AWG Dewar, is insurance that refunds a portion of the unused annual tuition in the event of permanent separation of the student from the school. Participation in the Tuition Refund Plan is optional, but strongly recommended.
1640 Kalmia Road NW
Washington, DC 20012
Lowell School is a private PK-8th grade school located in NW Washington, DC. Our mission is to create an inclusive community of lifelong learners in which each individual is valued and respected.