2019-2020 Tuition, Fees, and Agreement Information 2019-2020


Pre-school-8th grade: $150 per student. EARLY REGISTRATION BEFORE APRIL 1ST, $75 per student

* Registration fee is non-refundable

Students will be admitted to St. Mary’s Catholic School according to the following criteria:

1. January 1st-15th: registration will be accepted for the upcoming school year starting with children of existing St. Mary’s Catholic School families, Pre-K – 8.

2. January 16th -30th: registration will be open to Catholic parishioners of The Diocese of Marquette, Pre-K-8.

3. February 1st: registration will open to the public, Pre-K-8.


Tuition and fundraising make up the revenue for the school.  Tuition covers school salaries and benefits, textbooks, instructional materials, classroom equipment, staff development, library materials, building costs, utilities, insurance, and maintenance.

Parishioner rate

Non-Parishioner rate

1st child (K-8)

$ 2,877

$ 4,295

2nd child (K-8)

$ 2,285

$ 3,698

3rd child (K-8)

$ 1,440

$ 2,714

Pre-K (Full day)

$ 3,680

$ 3,680

Pre-K (Half day)



Families claiming parishioner status must be able to demonstrate active participation in the life of the parish through weekly use of tithing envelopes and their presence at Sunday Mass. Parishes will verify active membership before the beginning of the school year.


Tuition is managed by FACTS Management Company. An annual fee of $45 will apply per family, for families paying throughout the year (FACTS has the flexibility of providing different payment plans which best meet your needs).

FACTS has a $0 fee for a family paying the full tuition amount in one payment.

Late/missed tuition will result in a fee of $40.


Tuition assistance

Tuition assistance is available for families that are eligible. Returning families seeking assistance must complete the Tuition Assistance packet by May 15 of the upcoming school year, or August 15 for new families.