Investing in a Marburn Education

The value of an education for a child who learns differently cannot be overstated. Marburn Academy is committed to providing an educational experience that will help each student succeed in their academic journey. We aim to help students restore confidence, unleash their potential and rediscover the joys of learning.


What does it cost to attend Marburn?

GradesTuitionJon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship (JPSN)*

ODE funding impacts 95% of Marburn families
AVERAGE Marburn Need-based Financial Aid Range**

Currently impacting 45% of Marburn families
Tuition Cost
to Families***
2022-20231st–8th grades
9th–12th grades

* JPSN Scholarship awards may vary. See below for more information on scholarships available through the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).
** Award amount will vary based on each individual family’s financial circumstance. Average shown is based on the middle 50%, and awards may be less or more than the range outlined.
*** Amount after aid is applied.

What does the average family pay?

Currently, 45% of our families receive need-based aid from Marburn Academy, and approximately 95% receive funding from ODE. As a point of reference, families on average pay  $12,460 a year. In addition, a $250 technology fee per student is required.

Every family’s circumstance is different, and without specific data, it is not possible to provide every out-of-pocket cost scenario. Contact the Admission team for more information.

What resources are available to families?

Marburn Academy Need-Based Financial Aid

In 2021-2022, Marburn Academy distributed $1.2MM in need-based aid, and our fundraising team is committed to raising funds for scholarships every year.

Ohio Department of Education

Most of our families receive scholarships through the Ohio Department of Education. The Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship and the Autism Scholarship are available to students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) from their district. These awards are not need-based and are determined by the primary disability condition identified on the student’s Evaluation Team Report (ETR).

12-Month Payment Plan

Marburn Academy families can choose to make monthly payments over 12 months.

529 Plan / Tax Incentives

A 529 Plan is traditionally a college savings plan that offers tax and financial aid benefits to families. However, you may now use 529 Plans towards K-12 tuition. Families may also qualify to deduct tuition costs from their federal income taxes. If you are interested in using your 529 funds for Marburn tuition, please contact your financial advisor.

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