October – December 2021
Go to https://www.solutionsbysss.com. You will be taken through the steps to create an account, if this is your first time applying for financial aid, or asked to login to your existing account if you have applied before. Make sure that you are applying for the 2022 – 2023 school year. Rivendell School’s SSS I.D. Number is 2386.
When you indicate where you want your reports to be sent, we strongly suggest that you request a family copy of the report. It is the parents’ responsibility to be sure that their financial information is correctly entered. If you have questions about any of the entries on the report, the Help Line at School and Student Services (800-344-8328) is very supportive.
- Advise Rivendell Preschool’s School Administrator that you have submitted your Application for Financial Aid online. You may print a paper copy and bring it to the preschool office if you wish.
- Deadline: December 15 for returning students
- Deadline: January 15 for new students
To School and Student Service for Financial Aid
- Your Parents Financial Statement (PFS)
To Rivendell Preschool
- Your PFS
- Your 2020 tax returns (form 1040) including all schedules
- Your children’s 2020 tax returns, if applicable
- W-2 and/or 1099 forms for 2021 if available
- Cover letter with any additional explanations, unusual conditions, changes in your 2020 tax return, and/or anticipated changes in your financial picture for 2022.
- Further financial aid documents or explanations may be requested by the Financial Aid Committee if they feel that more information is needed.
- Financial aid awards will not be finalized until all required documents are in.
- The school makes an effort to send financial aid award letters with the child’s contract for the coming school year. A copy of the letter must be signed and returned to the school indicating acceptance of the financial aid award.
- Deadline: April 15
- Submit a copy of your 2020 tax returns to SSS.
When to expect your report from SSS
The analysis of your PFS will be available to Rivendell School on the NAIS website within 24-hours of your filing.