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Tuition and Financial Aid


2015-2016

Tuition

At Saint Anne School, we recognize the importance of providing a quality, challenging, faith-based education. Unfortunately, Catholic schools are not the recipients of tax dollars of federal funding as are public schools. Saint Anne charges tuition to cover 60% of the operating expenses of the school. The remaining expenses are covered through a parish subsidy (up to 25%), fundraising (10%), and bequests and donations (5%). The tuition scale for the 2015-2016 school year is as follows.

1 child:                          $3400 (a $300 reduction from 2014-2015)

2 children:                      $4900 (an $86 reduction- includes a $500 Angel Fund Grant)

3 or more children:          $5700 (a $260 reduction- includes a $1000 Angel Fund Grant)

 

Financial Aid

All families who would like their children to receive the opportunities afforded by Catholic education will be welcome at Saint Anne School, regardless of any challenges to meet the cost. Tuition and scholarships are available primarily through three avenues:  the Bishop’s Education Fund, the Scholastic Opportunity Scholarship, and the Saint Anne Angel Tuition Assistance Fund.

Please contact our school office at 412-561-7720 for information on any tuition assistance and scholarship opportunities. All inquiries remain confidential.


Fundraising

The Diocese of Pittsburgh mandates that 10% of a school’s operating budget be raised through fundraising. For Saint Anne School, this equates to approximately $75,000 per year. To reach this target, each family participate in the Family Share Program which requires that each family raise or contribute $300 during the school year. There are many opportunities throughout the school year for each family to reach its Family Share Fundraising requirement, often without any out-of-pocket expenses. Additionally, any money raised above the Diocesan requirement may be used by Saint Anne School for improvements and renovations.

 

Preschool 2015-2016 Tuition 

Preschool- 4 yr. old Program (3 day)                                       $1,200 ($120.00 per month/ 10 months)

Preschool- 4 yr. old Program (Full Day)                                   $3,400 ($340.00 per month/ 10 months)

Preschool- 3 yr. old Program                                                  $1,100 ($110.00 per month/ 10 months)

The first tuition payment is due on August 10, 2015, and subsequent payments are due on the 10th of each succeeding month, ending with May 10, 2016.


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