Admissions Information

Tuition Rates for 2019-2020
Per student for the school year
Tuition will be divided into 10 equal payments

Preschool 3, half day, 2 days              $1,248.00
Preschool 3, full day, 2 days               $2,311.00

Preschool 4, ½ day, 3 days                 $1,649.00
Preschool 4, ½ day, 5 days                 $2,721.00
Preschool 4, full, 3 days                      $3,415.00
Preschool 4, full, 5 days                      $4,570.00

K – 5                            Non Parishioner                      Parishioner
1 Child                          $7,239.00                                $5,169.00
2 Children                    $12,954.00                              $9,518.00
3 Children                    $17,566.00                              $13,553.00

3% discount rate is applied before August 14, 2019
3% de descuento aplicado antes del 14 agosto, 2019 

Tuition Schedule 2019-20

Tuition Payments:
St. James School uses the Automatic Payment Authorization Form for monthly tuition collection. An enrollment form is included with your registration information. Please return the form with all other registration materials.
Parents may choose to pay the full year’s tuition directly to St. James School before August 14, 2019 and receive a 3% savings (applies to Kindergarten through 5th Grade only). If you receive tuition assistance, the 3% discount does not apply.

Registration Fee:
Preschool – 5th Grade: $125 per student

To be registered, the following items must be returned to the school office:
Registration Form (Family Profile)
$125 Registration Fee
Vanco Enrollment Form 
Signed Parent Service Hours Contract
Parishioner Status Form signed by Fr. Mike Walker (if you qualify to receive parishioner status)
Copy of Birth or Baptismal Certificate
Current immunization record

Community Service Hours:
Each parent will be expected to contribute a set number of service hours to the school each year. Each parent of children in preschool will be expected to serve 10 hours each. Half of those hours need to be in fundraising efforts. Parents’ Club Executive Board and the School Advisory Council agreed to this commitment to ensure that our major fundraisers have adequate help and that all parents participate. The community service hours contract is part of your registration packet and needs to be returned with all other registration forms.

Tuition Assistance:
Tuition assistance applications are available in the school office. An outside financial assistance processing firm (F.A.C.T.S.) processes all applications. All information supplied by families will remain confidential. Our School Advisory Council continues its commitment that St. James School be available to all who wish to enroll their children at our school. We encourage families needing assistance to fill out the tuition assistance application. Families who apply for assistance will be notified of their tuition grant amount by May 1st.

Parishioner Status Subsidy:
In order to qualify for the parishioner tuition rate, a family must:
1. Be registered at St. James Parish
2. Attend church weekly and be involved in life of the parish
3. Give identifiable financial support to the parish and use envelopes
4. Families who receive parishioner status must have a signed form on file in the school office with all other registration materials

Extended Care:
Extended Care is available from 7:00 am each school day. After school care is available for preschool through 5th grades from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. On Wednesdays Extended Care hours are from 2:00 – 6:00 pm. Extended Care is available from 11:30 am – 6:00 pm on early dismissal days unless noted otherwise in the Ram Review or a note sent home. The fee is $5.00 per hour from 3pm to 4pm, and $4.00 per hours for every hour after 4pm. On half days Extended Care is available from 11:30 am – 6:00 pm. during Extended Care students are allowed to do homework, play games, participate in a variety of crafts and fun activities, eat healthy snacks, and enjoy the after school hours with other classmates.