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Tuition & Fees/Policy 2018-2019

Tuition & Fees 
Infant Community (14 months - 3 years)  8:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.  $9,949
Primary (3 years - 6 years)    
Primary AM 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. $9,949
Primary PM 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.  $11,872
  (Friday dismissal 2:15 p.m.)  
Lower Elementary (Grades 1-3) 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.  $12,871
  (Friday dismissal 2:15 p.m.)  
Upper Elementary (Grades 4-6) 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.  $12,871
  (Friday dismissal 2:15 p.m.)  
 Adolescent Community (Grades 7-9) 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  $13,851
  (Friday dismissal 2:30 p.m.)  
 High School (Grades 10-11) 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. $13,851
  (Friday dismissal 2:30 p.m.)  
Primary, Elementary & Adolescent Community 6:00 p.m. $250/month
*Discounted rate for siblings of students in after-school music or sports program picked up by 4:30 p.m. on scheduled music/sports dates. Note: Students picked up after 4:30 p.m. will be charged regular daily rate of $20.    
Due with Enrollment Contract, non-refundable,    $750/student
applied toward tuition     
Application Fee (for new applicants, non-refundable)   $150
New Student Fee (one time fee due at initial acceptance, non-refundable)   $850
Facility Fee (per student)   $400
Infant Community Fees   $100
Primary Fees   $100
Lower Elementary Fees*   $200
Upper Elementary Fees*   $1,000
Adolescent Community Fees*   $2,250
High School Fees*   $2,250
*Additional fees are incurred for in-class cooking, and food on trips. Varies by level.
Tuition Policy
I. Tuition and any applicable fees are due and payable on or before July 1, 2018. St. Catherine’s Montessori has contracted with FACTS Management Co. to manage tuition and other fees for 2018-2019 school year.
II. Tuition is payable through payment plan set up through FACTS. Tuition may be paid by automatic bank payment (no fee), credit card payment with 2.85% service fee, or payment by check made directly to school. Returned checks will incur a $30 fee.
III. Tuition payment plans are as follows (All fees are still due on 7/1/2018):
Annual Plan (one installment plan)
Three equal tuition payments due 7/1/2018, 10/1/2018, 1/1/2019.
Nine equal tuition payments due on the first day of each month July 2018 through March 2019
Three- and nine-month tuition payment plans include interest at the rate of 7.5% per annum.
IV. Tuition unpaid by the tenth day of the month in which it is due is considered delinquent and collection procedures will be pursued. Late payments will affect the ability to finance tuition in the future. If tuition becomes 90 days or more delinquent the financing arrangement is considered breached and the balance of the school year’s tuition will become due and payable immediately.
V. Families with more than one child enrolled in the school will receive a tuition discount of 10% for each younger sibling.
VI. No school records or teacher recommendations/evaluations will be forwarded to other schools until all past due tuition amounts have been paid in full.
VII. All exceptions to the tuition payment policy must be approved by the Head of School. 
VIII. Online applications for tuition assistance are available through FACTS. Scholarships are awarded through Archdiocesan Scholarship Fund and the St. Catherine’s Tuition Assistance Program based on financial need and funding availability.  Applications will be available February 2019


To Set Up A Payment Plan

1. Sign into ParentsWeb. 
2. Click on FACTS Tab on left side of menu. 

3. In the FACTS Links box, "Set up a Payment Plan".
• Payment plan is for any charges throughout the year
4. Click "Begin" to set up your payment plan.
5. Plan options: Select a payment plan and click "Next".
       • Payment plan options:
– Annual Plan (one installment payment)
– Three Installment Plan (7.5% Interest)
– Nine Installment Plan (7.5% Interest)
6. Payment Details:  Enter your financial account information.
• Note:  Incidental Expenses refers to yearly facility and student fees, aftercare fees, after school activity fees, etc. 
7. Payment Schedule:  Review your schedule.
• All payments will be processed the first business day of the month.
8. Review and Authorize:  Check the box to agree to the Terms & Conditions and click "Done".
If you have any questions, please contact Holly Copeland, Business Director, or 713-665-2195.