St. Paul The Apostle Catholic School

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Parish
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Tuition

K-8 2018-2019 Tuition Schedule

In Parish, Subsidized Tuition:
K-8 Yearly Tuition Cost Per Student 12 Month Payment Plan
$3370 1st $280.84
$2765 2nd $230.42
$2090 3rd $174.17
$675 4th + any additional $56.25

Those who meet the following criterion receive subsidized parish tuition.

A parishioner is someone who:

  • Participates regularly (weekly) in the most important aspect of parish life, namely Sunday and Holy Day liturgies.
  • Is involved in the life and activity of the parish, giving time and talent to the parish and school.
  • Has officially stepped forward and named St. Paul the Apostle as her/his parish community by registering at that parish.
  • Realizes the need to be a financially contributing and active member of the parish.

Out of Parish Rates: (Catholic but member of another parish):

     Same as above plus $700 per family.
 

Non-subsidized Tuition: True cost per pupil, no parish subsidy:

Grades K-8 Tuition Non-subsidized Tuition 12 Month Payment Plan
1st Child
$5020 $418.34
2nd Child $4720
$393.33
3rd Child $4720 $393.33

Tuition Payment Options

  • Yearly payment: Tuition and remaining registration fee payable in full by July 15.
  • Half-yearly payment: Tuition and remaining registration fee payable in two equal payments by July 15 and December 15.
  • Monthly payment: Tuition and remaining registration fee payable in twelve equal payments by electronic transfer beginning in July.
 
Pre-Registration for Existing Families

$100.00 is payable by Feb. 15, 2018 for Pre-Registration of existing students. Preschool and Kindergarten registration is an exception, where the $100 student registration fee is due on Round-up Day to reserve an opening for the upcoming school year.  4yo Preschool students will pay $230 at roundup, which covers the tuition for the additional hour/week instruction time that they receive. Registration fees  are non-refundable and are paid in February in order to reserve an opening for the upcoming year.

Registration Fees (Due in August)
Student Fees are due in August and include:
  • Student Fee - Includes any combination of Scholastic Magazine Subscriptions, fun day, field day, a pencil pouch, assignment notebooks, Science lab fee, Preschool milk/juice, Kgn. rest mats, etc.)  
  • Technology Fee (per family)
  • Band Fee (5th - 8th grade Band students only).  Required with 2nd semester lunches as well.
  • Booster Fee (6th - 8th grade students participating in Catholic League Sports)
  • Lunch Fees 
 
Withdrawal
If a student should withdraw from St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School before the school year ends, the registration fees are not refunded. Tuition fees are pro-rated.
 
Pre-School Tuition Rates:  
Preschool Class 12 Month Payment Plan Yearly Tuition Registration Fee
3yo Preschool $146 $1750
$100
4yo Preschool $174 $2080 $230*
Transitional Kindergarten $187 $2235 $100
 *Tuition for the additional hour each week not covered by the State funded program.

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Small Beginnings Extended Day/Preschool Combination Tuition:

Preschool Class
Yearly Full time (over 20hrs/week)/ Part time(20 hours or less/week)
9 month Payment Plan
Small Beginnings w/ 3yoPreschool $8970/$5360 $997/$596
Small Beginnings w/ 4yo Preschool $6650/$3325* $739/$370*
Sm. Beg. w/ Transition KGN $8505/$5370 $945/$597
 
 

Withdrawal
If a student should withdraw from St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School before the school year ends, the registration fees are not refunded. Tuition fees are pro-rated.

Extracurricular Activities
St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School is proud to offer a variety of extracurricular activities to enhance our student's learning. Classes and clubs are in existence to promote involvement in Fine Arts, Sports, Vocal and Instrumental Music, Drama, Scouting, and various other volunteer and community service projects. Some activities have fees associated with them that are announced as students sign up for participation. A few standard fees include:

  • Band Grades 5-8 - $60.00 (per semester/per child)
  • Booster club Membership - $35.00 (per student per season)

Any miscellaneous fees for classroom materials, subscriptions, or activities are announced as needed.

 

*The 4 year old Preschool is State funded  for Iowa Students who turn 4 by September 15 for 10 hours of instruction.  For students who qualify for the state funded program, wrap around fee for the additional hour per week is $220 for the year, due at Roundup in February.  The Preschool Registration Fee is $100.00 per child for 3yo and PreK. Registration fees are not refundable, and are paid in full in February in order to reserve an opening for the upcoming year.