Affording Menaul School

Since its inception in 1896, Menaul School has been committed to making an excellent education accessible and affordable to all as equal members of an economically diverse community.

What is the value of an education at Menaul School? Small class sizes lead to higher academic achievement. Caring teachers communicate consistent goals and collaborate effectively to help students achieve their highest levels of success. An engaged community, with high rates of participation in the arts, athletics, and activities and parents who volunteer.

Menaul School is an inclusive environment where each child is encouraged to be their very best in mind, body, and spirit. And, truly unique to Menaul School, we are a thriving International community; 50% of the Upper School student body is International. We prepare students for college and the world.

How do our families afford Menaul School? 60% of our current Domestic Day families use the Flex Tuition program. Tuition is approximately 10-15% of the family’s adjusted gross income. Try our calculator to quickly estimate a typical tuition rate for your income level. Families opting not to use Flex Tuition pay the full Domestic Day tuition of $16,800.

Estimate Your Tuition

Please enter your approximate AGI (Adjusted Gross Income):

Your tuition and fees after financial aid might be approximately:

Disclaimer: This is just an estimate, and not a financial aid offer. Flex Tuition is only for Domestic Day students.

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Domestic Day Students: Flex Tuition Plan

The information below is applicable to new and returning families, regarding the 2019-2020 Flex Tuition application. New applicants: the Flex Tuition application is due with your completed Admission application.

Families who elect to apply for Flex Tuition will complete the Flex Tuition worksheet available on the Menaul School website.

Email or hand deliver a copy of your most recent income tax and W-2 forms for the household.

A fillable PDF version of the application is also available; please fill out all fields, or the application will be returned to you.

A note for divorced or separated parents: tax documents and W-2 forms are required for all adults who live in the household who are responsible for the student, as well as biological parents not living in the household. Check with Admission staff about required documentation.


Cost of Attendance: $35,055 includes tuition and fees, a shared dorm room, weekend activities, and meals. Limited need based funding is available to Domestic Boarding students; please inquire with Admission to find out more. In addition, students with excellent academics and community involvement residing in New Mexico or the surrounding states are eligible to apply for the Presidential Scholarship.

Students Submit:
Presidential Scholarship Application

Parents submit:

  1. Flex Tuition Application
  2. Upload a copy of your most recent income tax and W-2 forms.

Families can elect not to submit their financial information and will receive a contract for the full cost of attendance (including room and board).

Payments and Billing for All Domestic Families

Menaul School utilizes FACTS Management Company (FACTS), a third party payment processor, for all of our student billing. Click here to Enroll or Manage your FACTS account online.

Click here for more information on FACTS

International Day Student Tuition:  $21,700 includes International and ESL fees
International Boarding Student Tuition:  $39,055 includes International and ESL fees.

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Menaul School is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and the State of New Mexico.

Menaul School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.