Family A: Two-Households with Two Incomes

Family A: Two-Households with Two Incomes

This family resides in two households since enrolling at Catlin Gabel with their first child who is in Middle School. Their younger child has since enrolled and is now in the Lower School. Parent A is a self-employed consultant with an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of $141,000, and Parent B is employed at a marketing firm with an AGI of $112,000. Both households are renting, and each parent owns one car. The parents are both carrying student loan debt of $80-90,000 each, and neither parent has significant investments or retirement savings.

At Catlin Gabel, the older sibling has tuition assistance of $25,450, which represents 71% of the published Middle School tuition or 97% of demonstrated need. The younger sibling has tuition assistance of $22,400 representing 69% of the published Lower School tuition or 96% of demonstrated need. Given this, here’s a breakdown of the cost of attendance for this family:

  Total Cost 21-22 Older Sibling:
Family Contribution
Younger Sibling:
Family Contribution
Tuition MS: $35,650
LS: $32,600
$10,200 $10,200
Technology / iPads $1,200 Devices & support available
at no additional cost
Devices & support available
at no additional cost
Textbooks MS: $200
LS: $0
$0 (covered at 100%) Included