Tuition and Fees
St. Simon Parish School tuition and fees for 2014-2015 are as follows:
|Out of Parish
Discount pricing is offered for multiple children in grades K-8. Preschool enrollment is not included in the discount program. More information about Catholic In-Parish and Out of Parish rates can be found in the Registration and Tuition Rate document linked to the left. For additional questions about tuition and fees please contact our Business Office.
| Registration Fee (per child per year)
|Grades K - 8
| Technology Fee (per child per year)
|Grades K - 4
|Eighth Grade Fee (per child per year)
|Grade 8 only
Registration fees cover the cost of enrollment, administration, textbooks, Department of Education Fees, Catholic Telemedia Network fees, standardized testing, yard duty, child health insurance costs, room parent expenses and health office expenses.
Technology Fees cover the costs of 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 infrastructure.
Eighth Grade Fees
Eighth grade fees cover the costs of graduation and most of the costs of the graduation party.
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.
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.
St. Simon Catholic Parish, the Diocese of San Jose, and The BASIC Fund have dollars available which are awarded based on demonstrated need. DSJ Financial Assistance forms must be completed to process a financial aid request. For more information, please contact Steve Rummell, Principal.
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.