2019-2020 Tuition and Fees
| Program||AM |
8:15 - 12:00
8:15 - 3:00
7:30 - 5:30
|Preschool 2 day ||$ 4,326||$ 6,200||$ 8,230|
|Preschool 3 day ||$ 4,995||$ 7,570 ||$ 10,350 |
|Preschool 5 day ||$ 7,760 ||$12,210 ||$17,020|
|Pre-K 3 day||$4,995||$7,570||$ 10,350|
|Pre-K 5 day||$7,760||$12,210||$17,020|
|Grades K-8||1 Child||2 Children ||3 Children ||4 Children |
|Catholic In-Parish ||$ 8,945||$16,995 ||$22,810 ||$29,695|
|Out of Parish ||$11,485||$22,051||$32,040||$41,345|
Discount pricing is offered for multiple children in grades K-8. Preschool enrollment is not included in the discount program.
To qualify for this In-Parish rate, a family must fulfill all the following conditions:
- Be a Catholic, registered in St. Simon Catholic Parish (at the parish office).
- Participate regularly at Mass in St. Simon Church, evidenced by the participation in the parish On Line Giving program (or offertory envelopes for families enrolled before 2016). Annual tax-deductible financial contributions should take into consideration and reflect at least the difference between the “In-Parish” and “Out of Parish” tuition rate, which is approximately $2,500 per child.
- All school families are expected to affirm their call to stewardship by participating in parish and school social and volunteer activities, most of which are offered through our ENGAGE volunteer program.
For additional questions about tuition and fees, including information about Catholic In-Parish and Out of Parish designations, please contact Joan Mibach at firstname.lastname@example.org in our Business Office.
|New Family Application Fee||Preschool - 8th Grade|| $75|
|Registration Fee (per child per year) ||Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten ||$300 |
|Registration Fee (per child per year) ||Grades K - 8 ||$475 |
|Technology Fee (per child per year) ||Grades K - 8 ||$200 |
|Eighth Grade Fee (per child per year) ||Grade 8 only ||$125 |
New Student Middle School Fee
St. Simon Parish School believes that students benefit greatly by attending our school and encourages families to maximize this benefit by enrolling their student during both the elementary and middle school years. For new students not enrolled by June 1, 2019 there is an additional middle school fee of $4,000 per year when entering St. Simon Parish School for the first time in grades 6, 7 and 8. This fee is waived for students transferring from another Catholic school or when a second child is also enrolled in grades K – 5.
This fee helps to cover the cost of enrollment, administration, textbooks, Department of Education fees, Catholic Telemedia Network fee, standardized testing, yard duty, child health insurance costs, room parent expenses and health office expenses.
Extended Care Fees [Per-child rate $8.00/hr]
Extended Care fees will be billed through Smart Tuition and will be collected in accordance with the payment plan that you have selected (automatic payment, credit card, or mail-in check).
Technology fees help cover the cost of online learning materials, ongoing maintenance of student laptops, network and internet access upgrades, professional development in technology for teachers, website upgrades, and to maintain professional IT staff to ensure effectiveness of the school's technology
Eighth Grade Fees
Eighth grade fees cover the costs of graduation and most of the costs of the graduation party. There is a $125 per child fee for eighth grade families (only).
Other miscellaneous school fees, including: fees for supplemental books, field trips, yearbooks, clubs, lunch and extended care are billed via Smart Tuition when they are used.
Tuition Payment Schedule and Billing Payment Options
Tuition payments are payable annually (August), semi-annually (August and January), or in ten monthly payments (August through May). Payments are considered delinquent after the 10th of each month for the selected payment plan. Smart Tuition will charge a $40 late fee for any payment received after the 10th of the month, and will also charge for any returned check or failed automatic payment.
Saint Simon Parish School utilizes Smart Tuition for the processing and collection of our families' tuition and fees for all grades, Preschool - 8th grade. By utilizing a tuition management system we are able to better serve our families, while improving the school's cash flow system. In addition to tuition, Smart Tuition is utilized for billing all fees, such as: registration, extended care, field trips, sports, and extracurricular activities.
New Family Smart Tuition Registration
Smart Tuition Online Registration (enter St. Simon's School code 11324). All new families must complete the on-line registration with Smart Tuition. Families will not be considered enrolled until this on-line registration is completed. Families have the option for automatic, credit card, or mail in payments. The choice of payment options is made at the time the online registration with Smart Tuition is completed.
The FACTS Grant and Aid System (formerly PSAS) form is used to assist in determining financial aid awards from both Diocesan and Parish funds. FACTS does not provide financial aid. FACTS is Diocesan-approved third-party provider that performs an analysis of a family's respective aid need. The FACTS application is online only. Forms must be completed and submitted within the deadline to be considered for financial aid. Families are responsible for completing the process in a timely manner and providing all necessary documentation.
To apply for funds from the Diocese of San Jose or Saint Simon Parish for the upcoming school year:
The Basic Fund is a separate entity that provides need-based scholarships to Catholic school students. All families applying for financial aid are strongly encouraged to apply to the Basic Fund as well as following the PSAS submission process.
Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Jose, mindful of their mission to be witnesses to the love of Christ for all, admit students of any race, color, and national and/or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the schools. The Catholic schools in the Diocese of San Jose do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and/or ethnic origin, age, sex or disability in administration of educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.