Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Financial Aid



KJDS Tuition
Tuition is determined in January by the Board of Trustees for the following school year. Tuition for 2016-2017 is:

Grades K-5 $9,840.00

There may be additional fees for afterschool, class trips, and Israeli lunch.

Paying for a KJDS Education
There are three payment options for paying tuition.

  1. Payment in full due by August 1, 2016
  2. Three payments due by Aug. 1, 2016, Oct. 1, 2016 and Jan. 1, 2016.
  3. Ten payments due on the 1st of each month, (Aug., 2016 - May, 2016).

Financial Aid
KJDS is a mission driven school. Our mission is to provide students with a rigorous academic program, in a joyous atmosphere, rooted in core Jewish values. To ensure that all Jewish families have access to such an education KJDS financial aid is distributed based on need. We partner with FACTS Grand & Aid Assessment to ensure accuracy in our allocations.

FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment will be conducting the financial need analysis for KJDS for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. Families applying for financial aid will need to complete an application and submit the necessary supporting documentation to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment by April 21, 2016. Click here to apply for financial aid. Once an online application has been completed, the following information will need to be sent to FACTS to complete the application process:

  • Copies of your most recent Federal tax forms including all supporting tax schedules.
  • Copies of your 2015 W-2 forms for both you and your spouse.
  • Copies of supporting documentation for Social Security Income, Welfare, Child Support, Food Stamps, Workers’ Compensation, and TANF.

All supporting documentation can be uploaded in pdf format online.

Documentation can also be faxed to 866-315-9264 or mailed to the address below. Please be sure to include the applicant ID on all faxed or mailed correspondence.

FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment
P.O. Box 82524
Lincoln, NE 68501-2524

If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 866-441-4637.

Your documents will be handled with the utmost level of security.

For additional information about the application process please contact Miriam Esther Wilhelm or Ann Ely at 865.560.9922.

For additional information about Tuition Aid or FACTS please contact Rabbi Yossi at 865.745.9090.