We strive to make education available to every qualifying student.


Proof School is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). We use data submitted by families to the NAIS School and Student Services (SSS) as a baseline for determining assistance awards. All family financial information and application forms are kept confidential.


February 12, 2016

All components of the Proof School financial assistance application are due.


To apply for financial assistance, follow these two steps.

STEP ONE: Complete the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) using 2015 tax information.

(a) If you have not already done so, create an account at http://sssbynais.org/parentsYou need only set up an account once, to apply for financial assistance at any number of schools.

(b) When prompted, enter Proof School's SSS school code (198481).

(c) Upload a PDF of your completed 2015 Federal Income Tax Return (Form 1040) to SSS, under the [Manage Documents] tab. Include all schedules, W-2 or 1099 data, and any other supporting documents. Your tax preparation service or software can provide you with a single PDF file containing all items.

Note: There is a $47 processing fee for SSS to evaluate your PFS. For assistance completing your PFS, contact SSS directly as indicated at their website.

STEP TWO: Submit Form 4506-T and the Family Supplement.

(a) Print and complete the following: Form 4506-T

Do not use a generic form from the IRS. Fill out lines 1–4, then sign and date at the bottom of the form.

(b) Print and complete the following: Family Supplement

(c) Send the forms to Kathy Lin via e-mail at klin@proofschool.org or via mail to:

Proof School Financial Assistance
555 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94102