Adjusted Tuition Applications Process and Timeline

Adjusted Tuition Application Process 2021-2022

  • Apply for Adjusted Tuition by completing your Personal Financial Statement (PFS) online through School and Student Services (SSS) for the 2021-2022 school year

  • CAIS School Code is 2391

  • Processing fee of $55

  • Please note, the tax preparation deadline for applying is significantly earlier than the IRS deadline. State and federal tax documents must be filed in time to upload to the SSS platform by the February 28, 2021 deadline for Adjusted Tuition consideration. Filing for an IRS extension may disqualify applicants from Adjusted Tuition. The following must be submitted electronically through SSS:

    • Complete copies of signed current year (2020) and prior year (2019) federal and state tax forms, including all schedules and attachments. (Please be sure to upload your return without password protection.)

    • Copies of W-2s 

    • FBAR forms for Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, if applicable

  • All Adjusted Tuition decisions are conditional until the official tax returns are received and verified.

  • The school requires that the application(s) and tax form(s) includes all necessary financial details from all individuals who have legal custody of the applicant child(ren), such as step parents, guardians, etc.


Adjusted Tuition Timeline 2021-2022

Please note that for applicant families, only families who are offered acceptance to CAIS will receive notice of the Adjusted Tuition decision. The Adjusted Tuition notification will be sent at the same time as the admission decision.

Timeline for New Families Applying to CAIS

Adjusted Tuition Application Open via SSS 

October 1, 2020

Deadline for Families to Electronically Submit Adjusted Tuition Applications via SSS

February 12, 2021

Deadline for Families to Electronically Submit Supporting Tax Documents via SSS

February 28, 2021

Enrollment Contracts and Adjusted Tuition Notifications sent to 

Accepted Preschool Applicant Families

March 9, 2021

Deadline for Accepted Preschool Applicant Families to Accept Enrollment Contract and Adjusted Tuition

March 16, 2021

Enrollment Contracts and Adjusted Tuition Notifications sent to Accepted K-8 Applicant Families




March 18, 2021

Deadline for Accepted K-8 Applicant Families to Accept Enrollment Contract and Adjusted Tuition 

March 25, 2021

Timeline for Current CAIS Families

Adjusted Tuition Application Open via SSS 

October 1, 2020

Deadline for Families to Electronically Submit Adjusted Tuition Applications via SSS

February 12, 2021

Deadline for Families to Electronically Submit Supporting Tax Documents via SSS

February 28, 2021

Adjusted Tuition Notifications Sent to Returning Preschool and Kindergarten Students, Sibling Families, and Staff Children

March 5, 2021

Deadline for Returning Preschool and Kindergarten Students, Sibling Families, and Staff Children to Accept Adjusted Tuition and Complete Re-Enrollment

March 12, 2021

Adjusted Tuition Notifications Sent to Returning 1-8 Students

March 19, 2021

Deadline for Returning 1-8 Students to Accept Adjusted Tuition and Complete Re-Enrollment

March 26, 2021

Should you need additional guidance, please contact adjustedtuition@cais.org. Please do not contact Admissions as they will not be able to assist you.