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Tuitions, Fees, Financial Aid

2017 – 2018 TUITION and FEE SCHEDULE

APPLICATION / WAITING LIST FEE:

Non-refundable fee of $25.00 per child

FEES:

Once accepted into Saint John XXIII Catholic School Community, the following fees apply.

REGISTRATION FEE: Non-Refundable fee of $300.00 per child per year paid upon acceptance.
VPO FEE (Parent Organization): Non-refundable fee of $25.00 per family paid upon acceptance.

TUITION ASSESSMENT:

Individual Student Rates

Status 1st Child 2nd Child 3rd Child 4th Child
*Active Catholic Parishioner $5,850 $5,850 $5,534 $5,479
Non-Active Catholic
Parishioner or Non-Catholic
$8,092 $8,092 $8,092 $8,092

*ACTIVE St. Bernadette Parishioners who are registered at St. Bernadette by July 1, 2016, may qualify for a $200 scholarship. Scholarship will be awarded to those qualified in January 2017 and will be applied to 2016-2017 tuition.

NON-ACTIVE CATHOLIC PARISHIONER or NON-CATHOLIC: Catholic families who cannot verify they are registered and active, contributing members of their Catholic parish; all non-Catholic families.

Total Family Tuition Rates

Status 1-Student 2-Students 3-Students 4-Students
Active Catholic Parishioner $5,850 $11,700 $17,234 $22,713
Non-Active Catholic
Parishioner or Non-Catholic
$8,092 $16,184 $24,276 $32,368

TUITION:

Please click here to register for FACTS

Tuition is paid monthly through FACTS, June through May. First payment is non-refundable. For new families, the amount equal to one month’s tuition is paid upon acceptance and is non-refundable. Families may also choose to pay the full year in advance. Tuition is for the academic year. Should a circumstance occur which causes a student to withdraw from Saint John XXIII, tuition will be pro-rated by month of attendance and a partial refund may be issued only if a 30 day notification is given and the opening can be filled.

OTHER SCHOOL-RELATED FEES:

All Saint John XXIII families are required to enroll in FACTS and maintain an active account throughout the year. All school-related fees will be paid through FACTS. This includes registration, sports, extended day, yearbook, field trip, graduation fees, etc.

Payment

There are several options available in the FACTS system to pay tuition at Saint John XXIII Catholic School Community.

1) Payment in Full on August 10th or August 20th of the current school year.

2) Payment in 2 installments – Half of the tuition is paid in August and the remainder in January.

3) Pay Monthly

  • 10 Monthly Transfers – July through April, on the 10th or 20th day of the month
  • 12 Monthly Transfers – June through May, on the 10th or 20th day of the month

NOTE: First payment is non-refundable. For new families, the first month’s tuition is paid upon acceptance and is non-refundable.

Tuition Administration

For questions concerning Tuition and Financial Assistance, contact Laura Bentzin, Tuition Administrator, 480-905-0939 ext. 307 or Margaret Colwell 480-905-0939 ext. 306 .

Catholic Education Arizona Scholarship Assistance

The State of Arizona has tax credits available for taxpayers who donate to qualified school tuition organizations.  Families may seek assistance from any of these organizations.  The school tuition organization affiliated with the Diocese of Phoenix is the Catholic Education Arizona (CEA).  CEA grants scholarships based on qualified financial need.

Any student seeking financial aid and/or scholarship assistance must complete and return the Catholic Education Arizona Scholarship Application. Applications are done on-line at: www.fairapp.com. (School Code: 700 / Password: cea700)

  • This application is due annually by April 15th. Late applications are accepted from students who attended a public school, a charter school or were home schooled during the current school year.
  • This application must be followed up by mailing or faxing a copy of your current tax return.
  • Only those students with a completed and timely application will be considered for any financial aid based on need.
  • Financial aid covers only a portion of the tuition costs.  The amount of the award is determined by CEA after reviewing the application and available funds.
  • FAIR will return this letter within two weeks of receipt of your application. Check the letter for accuracy: make sure it lists the correct students, schools and grades.
  • If you do receive your letter and it contains errors or requests additional information, please contact FAIR using the phone number listed on the letter.
  • Students with incomplete applications receive no award, so please make sure you complete the application correctly.

Supplemental Financial Aid

Supplemental Financial Aid from Saint John XXIII Catholic School maybe available after Catholic Education Arizona Needs-Based Funds have been awarded.

Families applying for Supplemental Financial Aid must:

  • Complete the Catholic Education Arizona application (instructions above)
  • Visit with their Parish Pastor regarding financial situation and request assistance
  • Complete the Supplemental Financial Aid Request Form and provide needed documentation. Packets are available by contacting the Tuition Administration at the school office

Good communication is imperative. For the sake of your family’s security and peace of mind and for the general financial stability of the school, we encourage parents/guardians to contact the school Tuition Administration as soon as possible when circumstances change, or if experiencing economic difficulties in making a tuition payment.

An interview may be scheduled after all documentation is received and reviewed.