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Tuition and Fees

Tuition is paid on a ten month basis, August through May, through the SMART Tuition program.  This form of payment is required by all families.  All families are to be enrolled in Automatic Deduction from SMART/Blackbaud Tuition. The only exception to this is if tuition is paid IN FULL directly to the school by the first week of August.

Tuition for Academic Year 2023-2024



In-Parish Tuition Rate:  Catholic, registered with Mary Star of the Sea Church, using the Sunday envelopes each week to make a donation to the Church and contributing to the ministries of the school/church. 

Non-Catholic and Out-of-Parish Tuition Rate:  Students who are not of the Catholic faith, students who are Catholic but do not meet the In-Parish requirements.

1 student



2 students



3 students





New Student Testing/Application Fee

$30.00 per applicant (due at time application is submitted)

New Student Registration

$200.00 per student (due at time of acceptance)


$200.00 per student

General Fee Per Family 

(Includes rental on text books. consumable text books, insurance, standardized testing, classroom supplies, yard duty, Art-to-Grown On, assignment note books, library and computer needs, First Financial/SMART Tuition yearly fee, Vegas by the Stars Classroom Basket Donation)

$300.00 for 1 student

$460.00 for 2 students

$625.00 for 3 students

Add $100.00 for each additional student over 3



A $40.00 late fee per month from SMART/Blackbaud Tuition will be billed to you tuition not paid by the due date.  The late fee will incur the first of each month after the due date.  A $25.00 fee will be charged to you for checks that are returned to the school due to lack of funds or any other bank problem that prevents the check from clearing.


Each Christian Service hour is valued at $12.00.  Hours cannot be transferred, credited or refunded.  Each family is required to commit to a total of 40 hours = twenty hours are to be completed by January 31st; twenty hours are to be completed by the end of the school year.  You will be billed for the number of hours not completed within this time.  Please note, a maximum 10 hours credit for bake sales, and a maximum 20 hours credit for the Parish Fiesta.  Additionally, each family is to choose one of the fundraising plans and complete the requirements of the plan by April 30th.  Funds are not transferred, credited or refunded.


A $145.00 fee will be assessed for each sport that a student participates in.  Each student may be required to purchase the necessary uniform at an additional cost.


Each 8th Grade student will be assessed a $200.00 graduation fee.  This fee includes rental of the graduation cap and gown, diploma, class sweatshirt, graduation group photo, Knott's Berry Farm class trip.

FUNDRAISING: Each family is to choose one of the fundraising plans and complete the requirements of the plan by April 30th. Funds are not transferred, credited, or refunded.