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Sacred Heart funds 95% of qualifying families’ demonstrated need. Tuition Assistance scenarios are based on the 2020-21 tuition and activity fee. Incidental fees are outlined on our Tuition page. Additional Tuition Assistance is offered for many of these fees, including all school trips and specialized after-school classes.

Tuition Assistance Scenarios

The following examples illustrate the variety of families who apply for Tuition Assistance at Sacred Heart.

FAMILY 1

This family has three children. Both parents work out side of the home. One child attends Sacred Heart. Their two younger children are not yet in school. This family’s income is $61,000.  They own their home.

Tuition and Activity Fee: $23,103
Total Tuition Assistance Awarded: $21,603


Expected family contribution: $1,500

 

 

FAMILY 2

This family has two children enrolled at Sacred Heart.  A daughter in 3rd grade and son in 5th grade.  One parent works outside the home. Family income is $135k. This family owns a home and has a net worth of $100K.

Tuition and Activity Fee for two children: $46,206
Total Tuition Assistance Awarded: $28,206


Expected family contribution: $18,000

 

FAMILY 3

This family has one child enrolled in 5th grade. Their family income is $129k. One parent works outside the home, while the other parent is a homemaker. They own their home and have a net worth of $600K.      

Tuition and Activity Fee: $23,103
Total Tuition Assistance Awarded: $3,129


Expected family contribution: $19,974

 

 

FAMILY 4

An applicant for senior kindergarten lives with his parents and older sister, who is in a non-tuition charging school. Family income is $288k. This family owns two homes and has a net worth of more than $350K.

Tuition and Activity Fee: $23,103
Total Tuition Assistance Awarded: $0


Expected family contribution: $23,103

 

FAMILY 5

This family has one child enrolled in 2nd grade. She lives with her mother. This family does not own a home and has a modest savings. Family income is $36K.

Tuition and Activity Fee: $23,103
Total Tuition Assistance Awarded: $21,948


Expected family contribution: $1,155

 

*Unusual expense can include, but are not limited to: uninsured natural disaster, legal fees, nursing home/assisted living care, special costs for a child with a physical, developmental, or other diagnosed challenges.