Saint Joseph Parish School is blessed with a community of dedicated families who make many sacrifices for the sake of Catholic education. In these difficult economic times, we want to re-emphasize our open-door policy concerning financial aid. Last year approximately $180,000.00 was awarded to students as financial aid for the current school year. At Saint Joseph, we are committed to the philosophy that no family be denied the opportunity to attend our school for financial reasons. As a staff, we are dedicated to making the information for and the process of applying for aid as accessible and easy as possible. Enclosed with your registration packet is a list of tuition assistance opportunities that exist for most Saint Joseph Parish School families.
Saint Joseph Parish School, Sylvania
Scholarship Opportunities and Financial Aid Assistance
Contact: Heather Koziarski, Business Manager, 419-885-5791
or Robert Edwards, Principal, 419-882-6670
At Saint Joseph Parish School, our doors are always open to discuss ways we can help your family gain the most from the gift of Catholic Education.
Tuition 2023-2024 School Year
Tuition is due in full by July 1, 2023, or a payment plan must be in place through FACTS.
Please note tuition is all-inclusive and there are no longer separate resource fees.
This is a change from previous years.
*Active Parishioner Scholarship
In order to receive the active parishioner scholarship, you will need to apply during the enrollment process. The applications will be reviewed and approved by the Parish Office. This scholarship is $2,250 per student. The following guidelines are expected to be followed:
• At least one parent and all children attending Saint Joseph Parish School must be Catholic and currently registered in the parish.
• Parishioner school families are expected to attend at least 36 out of the 52 weekend liturgies that are available during the year.
• All families who are part of the school community are expected to be involved in a parish ministry as a volunteer throughout the year.
Registration - $120, Non-Refundable
This first fee is due at the time of registration. For new students, this is due at application. The amount is discounted $20 for families who register by March 1, 2023.
Costs for field trips, extended day, class trips, uniforms and cafeteria lunches are not included in tuition.
Tuition Payment Options:
All families create an account through FACTS Tuition Management at the time of enrollment. Families will choose the tuition payment plan that best fits their needs. Automatic payments can be set through FACTS.
Tuition can be paid in full (a one-time payment) through a checking or savings account or credit card. If you prefer to bring a check into the school office, you will select “Pay In Full_Invoice” in FACTS.
Monthly payments are withdrawn on the 5th or 20th of the month. There are ten (10) payments starting July through April. A 4 ½% financing fee will be incurred with this payment option.
Tuition Assistance Options:
The Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund
A privately funded scholarship, the Northwest Ohio Scholarship Fund provides tuition assistance to help low-income children attend the non-public school of their choice. For more information or to apply, visit www.nosf.org.
The first step in applying for any form of tuition assistance at Saint Joseph Parish School is to submit an online FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment application. Completing this application online is simply the fastest way for any family to seek financial help. Please note that all information and discussions regarding financial aid are kept confidential.
The priority deadline for submitting applications to FACTS in order to be considered for financial aid is April 30, 2023, and all applications must be received by June 30, 2023. If you are interested in applying for aid after this date, you may contact our Business Manager, Heather Koziarski.
Click here for FAQ's on FACTS.
Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions before calling. (866)441-4637
When applying you will need the following documentation:
Current income tax forms
Most recent W-2’s
Most recent pay stubs
Any other miscellaneous income information
EdChoice – Expansion (The Income-Based Scholarship) - $5,500 per year (2022-2023 scholarship award)
EdChoice – Traditional (Based on School District Scholarship) $5,500 per year (2022-2023 scholarship award)
If you wish to apply, complete a Scholarship Request Form, available on the Ohio Department of Education website (www.scohio.org/scholarship) or in the school office. Bring it along with your proof of current address and your child’s birth certificate to the school office. We will then submit an EdChoice application for your child. For more information, visit https://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Other-Resources/Scholarships/EdChoice-Scholarship-Program.