Tuition cost for the 2023-24 school year is as follows:
7-8th Grade 9-12th Grade
1st student $12, 200 $14, 400
2nd student $11, 200 $13, 200
3rd student $10, 200 $12, 200
4th student $9, 200 $11, 200
Curriculum Fees $200/per student $250/per student

Enrollment Fees

There is a $250 dollar enrollment fee (per family due upon acceptance).


All tuition payments and incidental charges are paid through FACTS Management.

DSS families are offered a number of tuition payment options. Tuition may be:

  • paid in full in August;
  • divided into two equal payments due in August and January;
  • paid over 10 months, August through May.

If your plan consists of three or more payments, there is a one-time annual fee of $50.

You are preparing to set sail with one of the best high schools in Missouri. Please allow us to help you along your journey. If you have questions or wish to make an appointment to see the campus, please contact our Office of Admissions at 816-944-3202.