Tuition & Affordability

An Educational Opportunity

Tuition for the school year is $2,500. A DCMS education is valued at $12,000 annually, the cost to educate each student. In order to make this program accessible, The Island School has a robust annual fundraising program and is supported by generous donors and public partnerships. Enrollment at DCMS includes the following resources and activities:

  • All instructional materials (books, art supplies, online resources)
  • Field-based and lab-learning with specialized faculty, scientists, engineers (School Without Walls, SCUBA instruction, sailing lessons)
  • Co-curricular activities and after school tutoring
  • Technology (access to printers, iPads and cameras)
  • Secondary school advising

The Island School is committed to working with families so that all students accepted to DCMS are able to attend the program. Financial assistance is available based on demonstrated need and Financial Assistance Applications are available upon request.

Learn more about the application process, tuition and financial assistance below.