Tuition

Dear Parents: By choosing Catholic education for your family you have made a commitment to give your child an education and foundation rooted in Gospel values. The expression of these values is lived every day at Saints Peter and Paul School and they help our children achieve their full potential, both intellectually and spiritually. We thank you for your partnership of the education of your children.

TUITION RATES for the 2017-2018 academic year have been established by the Board of Limited Jurisdiction. 

Below you will find the 2017-2018 tuition rates. Saints Peter and Paul School also has available financial resources through EITC and The Saints Peter and Paul Scholarship Fund for families in need of 2017-2018 Tuition Assistance.   Also, the SCRIP program is available online with no limit to the amount of money a family can earn toward tuition credit. Information is available on the school website or you may contact the Business Office or Advancement Office with any questions you may have.

Below are the 2017-2018 Tuition Rates:

                                       Parishioner Tuition                      Out of Parish Tuition

PreK (3-day)                $4,350 per child                                       $4,350

PreK (5-day)                $5,625 per child                                       $5,625

Kindergarten               $4,080 per child                                       $6,080

Grades 1-8                     $3,870 per child                                       $6,070

Grades 1-8                   $6,570 for 2 children                                $12,130

Grades 1-8                   $9,400 for 3 children                               $18,195

Grades 1-8                   $10,030 for 4 children                             $24,260

Tuition paid in full by July 15, 2017 will receive a 2% discount.  Discount is not applied to stationery, technology, art and homeroom fees.  Smart Tuition allows families to select monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual payment schedules.

FEES:

Each student is assessed a technology, stationery fee, art and homeroom fee.  All of these fees will be included on the July tuition statement.

Technology Fee:                                  

PreKindergarten    $30

Grades K-2               $65

Grades 3-8                $95

Stationery Fee:  

PreK-8            $25

Homeroom Fee:

PreK-8           $20

The Home and School Association homeroom fee of $20 per child is used to support classroom activities, teacher birthday gifts, the classroom basket for the spring fundraiser, and the teacher appreciation luncheon.  This fee will be invoiced on the July tuition statement.

Art Fee

PreK – 8      $10

Annual Smart Tuition Fees: Smart Tuition is the company that processes all SSPP tuition. Smart offers a variety of payment plans and 24/7 customer support.

Payment Plans and Fee:
  1 payment   (Jul 15th)  $6
  2 payments (Jul, Jan)  $40
  4 payments (Jul, Oct, Jan, Apr)  $40
10 payments (Jul – Apr)  $40


Parish Support

The actual cost of a Saints Peter and Paul School education is $6,080 per child.  Parish families receive a discounted tuition rate because Saints Peter and Paul Parish provides a subsidy to the school to help make Catholic education affordable for families. School families are expected to attend Mass on Sunday, be active members of the school and parish communities (volunteer), and to contribute financially to the parish.   Historically, a weekly contribution of $20 has been requested. We ask that you contribute according to your means. We encourage the use of WeShare, our online giving system, for this purpose.

Tuition alone does not cover the cost of a Saints Peter and Paul School education. The Saints Peter and Paul Parish commitment, as well as fundraising efforts, allow us to keep tuition rates lower than many other Catholic schools in Chester County. It is projected that the Parish will invest $420,000 for the 2016-2017  academic year at Saints Peter and Paul School. The governing body, the Board of Limited Jurisdiction, will ensure that the school is fiscally responsible as well as continue to offer the best in Catholic Education.

 

 

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