Financial Aid

Financial Aid Deadlines

Orme has a rolling admissions process. Families should understand that financial aid is awarded on a first come-first served basis.

The Parents’ Financial Statement should be submitted on-line to the School & Student Services (SSS) by NAIS. Parents’ Financial Statement for custodial parent(s), parents who are separated or divorced, have never been married or for non-custodial parent(s) submitted online directly to SSS by NAIS. In cases of divorce or separation, both parents must submit all required forms. The family’s ability to contribute is based on both parents’ income and assets. 

Orme School code: 5578

Documentation families need to send to the School is listed below. Do not hesitate to call if you have any questions.

  • Copy of current year IRS 1040 Tax Return with all schedules, statements, and W-2 forms, sent to the Director of Financial Aid at The Orme School.
  • All tax documentation must be submitted to The Orme School’s Director of Financial Aid.
  • If a new applicant, copy of the previous two years IRS 1040 Tax Returns with all schedules, statements, and W-2 forms, sent to the Director of Financial Aid at The Orme School.

Letter of Request
We at Orme know that affording boarding school can be challenging. A letter of request or a one-on one-call with our Associate Head of School, Mr. Ross Sanner, is your best opportunity to explain your real life circumstances. Please call Mr. Sanner at (207) 607-3000, or e-mail rsanner@ormeschool.org.