Saint Joseph School - Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary

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Saint Joseph School - Fairhaven, Massachusetts

LEARNING FOR LIFE SINCE 1908

TUITION AND FEES:

Tuition 2017-2018

Grade 1 — Grade 8 Parishioner $3575.00 $384.09 per month on FACTS*
Non-Parishioner $3675.00 $393.18 per month on FACTS*
Kindergarten Parishioner $3625.00 $390.91 per month on FACTS*
Non-Parishioner $3725.00 $400.00 per month on FACTS*
*Based on 11 monthly payments
First child pays full tuition: $200.00 reduction for each additional child

Parish Assistance:

Parents who enroll their child in any Catholic Parish School may request Financial Assistance for grades 1-8 from their home Parish, by sending a subsidy request to their Pastor. St. Joseph Parishioners must submit a subsidy request to Fr. Robert Charlton by April 14th. (Forms available in the School Office). Non-Parishioners need to contact their own Pastors.

Diocesan Assistance:

Additional Financial Assistance based on family need is also available from the Diocesan St. Mary's Fund for students in grades K-8. Forms are available in the School Office. Once Financial Aid is verified, monthly Tuition payments will be adjusted.

Apply for Diocesan Assistance Grant & Aid

Early Childhood:
Full Day Preschool
3 & 4 year old
Parishioner & Non-Parishioner $4400.00 (full week) $461.36 per month on FACTS*
Parishioner & Non-Parishioner $3,050.00
(3 days/week)
$338.64 per month on FACTS*
Parishioner & Non-Parishioner $2,050.00
(2 days/week)
$247.73 per month on FACTS*
*Based on 11 monthly payments
First child pays full tuition: $200.00 reduction for each additional child
Note: No Financial Aid is available for Preschool; however, Tuition expenses for Preschool and Kindergarten may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for further information.

Fees

Registration Fee: $150.00 per student- Preschool — Grade 8
NOTE: This fee must be paid at the time of registration
Technology/Material Fee: $175.00 per student Preschool — Kindergarten
$150.00 per student Grade 1 thru Grade 8
NOTE: This fee must be paid at the time of registration. It is used for workbooks, technology hardware, supplies and other consumable items.

Tuition Payment Options

  • Payment in full, check, cash or credit card, on or before July 1, 2017.
  • Monthly payments ONLY available through the Facts Tuition Management System over a period of 11 months beginning July 1, 2017. Parents may select the 5th or the 20th of the month for automatic bank payments.

Information on FACTS Tuition Management is available at the office or if you're ready to apply or pay your bill on-line: FACTS Tuition Management . There is a $38.00 non-refundable enrollment fee for this service.

Mandatory Fundraising Obligation

Fundraising: Preschool through Grade 8 $350.00 per family

    The Fundraising maybe met by:
  • Making a cash payment of $350.00 on or before July 1, 2017.
  • or adding to your Tuition
  • OR You may elect to participate in BOTH fundraising activities:
  • The $200 Calendar Raffle (November).
  • The $150 Walk-a-Thon (May).
    As you can see your tuition cost is only part of the total picture. The actual cost per pupil at Saint Joseph School is approximately $6,500 per child. These expenses are met through:
  1. Tuition
  2. Fundraising mandatory and school development events
  3. Parish/Diocesan Financial Aid
    It is very important to make tuition payments in a timely fashion and:
  1. To apply for financial aid from your parish, from St. Mary's Fund or assume total tuition cost
  2. To meet your fundraising obligation
  3. To be responsible, committed, and involved, in order to keep the deficit minimal so that Saint Joseph School can continue to provide the best environment for your child's spiritual and academic development!

ALL TUITION AND FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

Thank you for choosing Saint Joseph School for your child’s education!
We are proud to be accredited by the New England Association for Schools and Colleges, the National Association for the Education of Young Children and A Quality Rating and Improvement Score (QRIS) of 3 with the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC)