All financial aid applicants must apply for the NC Opportunity Scholarshipbefore applying for ELS financial aid. Your child does not need to be enrolled at ELS to apply for this scholarship. Qualifying families can be awarded up to $6,492 per student for the 2023-2024 school year.
Household Income Eligibility Guidelines
Gross Income for 2022
# in Household
To receive up to $6,492 of tuition
To receive 90% of tuition*
* The Opportunity Scholarship will be for 90% of the required
tuition and fees or $6,492.00, whichever is less.
NC ESA + Grant (Formerly Disability & ESA Grant)
The NC ESA + Grantis a scholarship is for students who are dealing with specific disabilities. This grant is through the state of North Carolina.
We offer financial aidthrough ELS in addition to what you may receive from NC Opportunity Scholarship and also for those families who do not qualify for the NC Opportunity Scholarship. You will need to create an account to apply for financial aid as this is different from your family portal account. You must be enrolled at ELS to apply for this aid.
We require all students to wear approved clothing from either Read's Uniforms or Land's End.
Please note some important details regarding approved wear:
All polo shirts must have the school logo on them. Please read our School Dress Codebefore purchasing items.
Grades 5 - 8 require a physical education uniform which can be found on theLand's End siteand is listed as the "essential tee" and "mesh gym shorts or mesh athletic gym shorts." Please see requirements in the School Dress Code. Other clothing articles are not permitted.
Only ELS approved jackets,sweaters,hoodies are allowed to be worn in the classroom. Students will be asked to remove any non-uniform outer garments in the classroom.
Every Friday is jeans (blue or black only) and ELS spirit shirt day. Jeans with holes, rips or tears are prohibited. Students may wear approved school bottoms in place of jeans if they wish.