Tuition & Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance

It is the intention of dTHS to award tuition assistance to families who demonstrate financial need. This need is based on the online application submitted through a 3rd party program, FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition).

Affording dTHS

Are you curious about de Toledo High School’s Tuition Assistance Program and the application process?  We invite you to join a workshop to hear the answers to the most frequently asked questions, and ask any of your own. FOR PARENTS ONLY of prospective students interested in enrolling at dTHS.  Presented by Debbie Abelson, Director of Enrollment Management.

Choose one of the following workshop dates to participate:
Friday, October 15, 2021 at 12:00pm
Monday, November 1, 2021 at 8:00pm
Friday, November 12, 2021 at 12:00pm
Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 8:00pm
Friday, December 3, 2021 at 12:00pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 8:00pm
Monday, January 10, 2022 at 12:00pm

*Zoom link given upon RSVP.

List of 4 items.

  • Step 1: FAST Application

    Priority consideration will be given to families who submit their application by January 4, 2021 (for reennrolling families) and January 14, 2021 (for new families).

    Please note:
    • The fee for the online application process is paid by credit card at the end of the FAST session as the final step to completing your application.
    • Complete applications will be forwarded to de Toledo High School by FAST. Incomplete applications will cause a delay in the determination of your award.
    • Tuition Assistance applications received after January 14, 2021, will be reviewed in April 2021.
    Due to FAST no later than January 4, 2021 for reenrolling families, and no later than January 14, 2021 for new families are the following documents
    • 2018 Federal tax return (Personal and/or Business)
    • 2019 Federal tax return (Personal and/or Business)
    • Bank Statements - Sept/Oct 2019 AND Sept/Oct 2020 (checking, savings, investment accounts)
    • Business Balance Sheet (for business owners or non-W2 employees)
    • Most current unemployment earnings statement (if applicable)
    • 2020 Federal tax return (Personal and/or Business) - due by April 15, 2021

    FAST Application For Tuition Assistance for 2021-2022

    Tuition Contribution Worksheet (version for 2021-2022)
    Helpful Worksheet for FAST Application Questions
    Dewar's Tuition Refund Plan Brochure
  • Step 2: TAC Application Review

    The Tuition Assistance Committee (TAC) reviews all applications. The TAC is comprised of volunteer tax and financial professionals who are not otherwise affiliated with de Toledo High School. All information is held in strict confidence.
  • Step 3: Application Analysis

    The TAC review consists of, but is not limited to, a detailed analysis and verification of all materials submitted. On occasion, the TAC may ask for additional information to assist in determining financial need.
  • Step 4: Notification

    Tuition assistance decisions and notifications will be available for reenrolling students on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, and for new students on Friday, March 5, 2021, to all families who:
    1. have submitted a completed tuition assistance application;
    2. have provided additional information, if any, requested by the Tuition Assistance Committee;
    3. are current with their financial obligations to de Toledo High School.
Once enrolled at dTHS, all families are required to have an account with Smart Tuition as our payment system to process all of your financial commitments with the school.   All registration fees are covered by dTHS.  You will receive a Confirmation Notice from Smart Tuition when your information is received and processed. This notice will confirm your payment plan information.


Debbie Abelson
Director of Enrollment Management
Phone: 818.449.3857

Located in the San Fernando Valley portion of the City of Los Angeles in Northern Los Angeles County. de Toledo High School is accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and Builders of Jewish Education (BJE,) and financially supported by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and the Jim Joseph Foundation.