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2017-2018 Saint James School Tuition Rates and Payment Options

Note that we offer two options for tuition payment.  A single payment may be made directly to the school and must be received no later than August 1st.  For your convenience, tuition may also be spread out over two or ten equal installments by enrolling in the FACTS Automatic Tuition Management Program.  With this program, tuition payments will automatically be deducted from the bank account that you register with FACTS. (Note that FACTS charges a $10 total fee for the two-installment plan and $43 total fee for the ten-installment plan.)

Grades K-8 Tuition Rates

For new school families, a non-refundable Application Fee of $50 per child is required. Upon acceptance to Saint James School and for current Grades K-8 families, each student is required to pay a non-refundable $125 per student Registration Fee. The tuition rates for Grades K-8 are as follows:

                                                                           

 
Active Parishioner
within the Diocese of Metuchen
Non-Catholic or Parishioner
outside the Diocese of Metuchen
First Child $5,850
$6,670
Second Child $4,390 $5,000
Third Child $2,925 $3,335
Fourth Child
$1,465
$1,665



 Pre-K Tuition Rates 

 

For Pre-K families, a non-refundable Application Fee of $50 per child is required each year.  Upon acceptance to a Saint James Pre-K Program and for current Pre-K families, each student must pay a non-refundable $125 Registration Fee. 

Please note that the school reserves the right to omit any program offerings below (including extended-day programs) if there is an insufficient number of children signed up for these programs.

The tuition rates for the Pre-K 2 1/2 -Three-Year-Old and Four-Year-Old Programs are as follows (Note that 2 1/2 year olds may only attend the half-day sessions):

 2 1/2 to Three-Year-Old Program

 

 
Active Parishioner
within the Diocese of Metuchen
Non-Catholic or Parishioner
outside the Diocese of Metuchen
3 half days $3,175 $3,890
4 half days
$3,600
$4,315
5 half days $4,115 $4,830
3 full days $5,495 $6,275
4 full days $6,230 $7,000
5 full days
$7,120
$7,795
Per additional extended day $815
$975

                                          

 Four-Year-Old Program:

 

 
Active Parishioner
within the Diocese of Metuchen
Non-Catholic or Parishioner
outside the Diocese of Metuchen
3 half days $3,335 $4,050
4 half days $3,780 $4,495
5 half days
$4,200
$4,915
3 full days $5,770 $6,530
4 full days $6,540 $7,270
5 full days $7,265 $7,930
Per additional extended day $815 $975

                                        

Tuition Assistance

 

Tuition assistance is available as follows: If you are Catholic and registered in a parish within the Diocese of Metuchen, you must first apply for assistance online using the FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment. FACTS is a third-party provider who confidentially analyzes and calculates financial need indexes from information that families provide. Click here for diocesan tuition assistance information and here to start the application process. All applications must be fully completed by March 31, 2017. All applications and decisions are confidential. If you do not qualify for financial assistance after application with the Diocese of Metuchen, you may be eligible for assistance at the parish level.

Registration Fee/$125 per student

 

For current students, the Registration Fee for the following school year totaling $125 is due in February.  For new students, this fee is due upon acceptance.

 

Academic Fee/$275 per student

Chromebook Insurance/$25 per student (Middle School students only)

 

The Academic Fee is required for students in Grades K-8. This fee is non-refundable and is due by November 1st of each school year. This fee helps provide the following: textbooks and workbooks, various school supplies, insurance, computer programs, library, art supplies, supplemental reading materials, diocesan-mandated standardized testing and Power School fees, and forms. Additionally, Middle School students are assessed an additional $25 for insurance on their Chromebook.

 

Please do not include the academic fee with your tuition check.  Make a separate check payable to Saint James School, and forward directly to the Main Office.

 

HSA Dues/$100 per family

Class Dues/$25 per student

 

The Home School Association (HSA) collects a $100 fee per family in September of each school year. This fee helps to pay our school's diocesan dues and supports other school activities throughout the year for our students.  Class dues are $25 per student for Pre-K through 8th grade.