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Financial Aid


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.  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.


As an important part of the process, the administration and councils review budgets and make every effort to keep tuition as low as possible for our families. Through the support of Saint Joseph Parish, our school’s annual Benefit Dinner and the PTO Fundraiser, we can keep increases to a minimum. We are excited about the opportunity to help your child(ren) grow academically and spiritually as a student at Saint Joseph Parish School.

Tuition 2024-2025 School Year
Tuition is due in full by July 1, 2024, or a payment plan must be in place through FACTS. Please note tuition is all-inclusive and there are no longer separate resource fees.


K-8 Tuition                  $7,680

Registration Fee - $150 per student, Non-Refundable
For new students, this is due at the time of application. The amount is discounted $25 for families who register by March 1, 2024.


Other Costs
Costs for field trips, extended day, class trips, uniforms and cafeteria lunches are not included in tuition.


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.

  1. 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” in FACTS.

  2. 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.

  3. Trimester payments.





EdChoice Expansion (Income-Based) – The maximum scholarship for students in grades K-8 is currently $6,166. The amount each student receives varies based on household income and can range anywhere from $6,166 - $616.60.

EdChoice Traditional (Based on School District) $6,166 per student (2024-2025 scholarship award)

If you wish to apply, complete a Scholarship Request Form, available on the Ohio Department of Education website ( 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

This scholarship is named after the Reverend Bernard Crane, the first resident pastor of Saint Joseph Parish in Sylvania, Ohio. Under his direction Saint Joseph Parish School was opened in 1919.


To be eligible to receive the Crane Scholarship, you will need to apply during the enrollment process. The scholarship will be granted in one of two amounts: $500 or $1,000 depending on financial application results.

The applications will be reviewed, and the scholarship will be granted by the Stewardship Services Office of the parish.



Financial Aid
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, 2024, and all applications must be received by June 30, 2024. If you are interested in applying for aid after this date, you may contact our Business Manager, Mrs. Heather Koziarski.

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