SJS Tuition and Fees
The following tuition rates are effective for the 2020-2021 school year.
Active Catholic families are eligible to receive an Active Worshipping Scholarship. The Active Worshipping Scholarship of $1,200 per student will be awarded to families who have met the following criteria:
- The student and at least one parent or guardian must be a Catholic in good standing with the Church.
- The family must be registered and participating members of a Catholic parish.
- Participation means, at the very minimum, that the student must attend weekly Sunday Mass with his or her family at the parish in which they are registered.
- Families must supply the Verification of Catholic Eligibility form.
The tuition rate for the 2020-2021 school year will be:
$7,300.00 per student
$5,830.00 per student receiving the Active Worshipping Scholarship
1/2 day Pre-Kindergarten – $6,030.00 per student
1/2 day Pre-Kindergarten – $4,830.00 per student receiving the Active Worshipping Scholarship.
Pre-Kindergarten – We offer a 4 year old program. Students need to be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2016. Full day is 8am-3pm and half day is 8:00am-11:30am.
Please note that the Book Fee (Grades K- 8) is NOT included in the amounts listed above. The Book Fee is $150 per student or $275 for two or more students. Book fees must be charged separately from tuition to meet requirements for Maryland State textbook funding. This is payable directly to the school, not through TADS.
Pre-Kindergarten has a supply fee of $200 per student.
Additional Fees Students participating in band, basketball, cheerleading or piano lessons will pay an additional fee determined at the time of the event.
There is a $45 application fee per child due at the time of the application.
There is a $75 per student registration fee due at the time of application for registration.
A $300 tuition deposit per family is due at the time of enrollment.
The above fees are contingent upon completing 5-6 Bingos and 20 hours of volunteer service per family per year. 10 of these volunteer hours needs to go to a major fundraiser, either purse bingo, auction of golf tournament. Please contact the school office (301-373-2142) if you have questions concerning registration and/or tuition.
Tuition rates, conditions, and payment plans are published in the spring for the following school year. Additional school-related expenses may also be applied to your account. The school is currently partnered with TADS to process tuition payments. Additional information about this company is available at TADS. There are three options for tuition payment:
Annual Payment: Pay in full by August 15, 2019.
Semester payments: Pay in 2 installments: August 15, 2019 and January 15, 2020.
Monthly payments (through TADS) are paid in 10 or 12 installments from August 2019 to July 2020.
Tuition Policy Statement
In accordance with the Archdiocesan Board of Education, St. John’s School reserves the right to cancel the registration of any student whose family fails to satisfactorily meet tuition payments. Said school reserves the right to withhold a student’s school records until the school has received all payments. Please call the school secretary at 301-373 2142 if you have any questions regarding tuition payments.
All Other Payments
The preferred method of payment is by check or credit card. Please be sure to have checks made payable to St. John’s and enclose them in an envelope with your child’s name, grade, purpose and the amount on the outside. When it is necessary to send cash, also place it in a sealed envelope with the same information.