SALTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Kiski School has become the first boarding school in the nation to reset its tuition rate.
The all-boys school is reseting its annual tuition rate for the upcoming 2020 to 2021 academic year. Tuition will drop from $61,300 to $48,500.READ MORE: First Responders Worked Together To Rescue Victims Of Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse Amid Major Gas Leak
In a press release, the school said the decision comes as the average tuition cost at boarding schools is increasing much faster than the median household income.READ MORE: Frick Park Bridge Collapse: 10 Minor Injuries Reported, 4 People Taken To Hospital
“Simply put, we said ‘enough is enough’ and decided it was time for a change. This tuition reset is a significant milestone in ensuring the Kiski mission continues well into the future,” Headmaster Christopher Brueningsen said in a press release.
The Kiski School’s website said the boarding school will shift to a “philanthropy-driven tuition model.”MORE NEWS: KDKA-TV Program Alert: Continuing Coverage Of Bridge Collapse
The school recently completed a $35 million capital campaign.