The Annual Fund provides unrestricted income for programs that are critical to the HIES experience, including direct support for academic programs, computer and laboratory upgrades, funds for attracting and retaining top faculty, resources for the three libraries, and materials and equipment for fine arts and athletic programs. These resources touch the lives of each student.
Independent schools are expensive. Why must money be raised every year in addition to tuition? Tuition does not cover all of the annual cost of educating students. Like other independent schools, HIES must rely on the Annual Fund and income from investments to help provide program enhancements and bridge the gap between tuition income and the actual cost of operating the School.
The 2018 – 2019 Annual Fund reached 90% parent participation. A special thank you to all of our families for a great year for the Annual Fund.
The Leadership Circle recognizes the school’s most loyal and generous supporters, those contributing $1,959 and more on an annual basis. Members receive invitations to a Leadership Circle event and invitations to other special events throughout the year. In 2018-2019, there were 211 families in the Leadership Circle.
The Holy Innocents’ Leadership Circle includes eleven giving levels: