Tuition and Fees

The Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy Administration and Board of Trustees are committed to providing our Saint Joseph’s students with a strong Catholic education at a reasonable cost. Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy does not receive any dedicated parish or Diocesan funding.

2022-2023 Tuition
The true, per-student cost to educate at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy is $18,000.  Contributions from individuals, families, and businesses who believe in the value of a Saint Joseph’s education enable our school to offer ALL enrolled students a Saint Joseph’s Scholarship of $8800. With this scholarship, the tuition for 2022-2023 is as follows:

Annual Tuition First Student: $18,000.00 - $8,800.00 Saint Joe's Scholarship = Annual Parent Contribution $9200.00

Annual Tuition Second Student: $17,000 - 8,800.00 Saint Joe's Scholarship = Annual Parent contribution $8200.00

Beginning for 2022-2023, in order to receive the Saint Joseph’s scholarship, a student’s family must apply for financial aid through STS (Simple Tuition Solutions) or participate in the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) programClick here to learn more the tuition structure format.

Additional, need-based financial aid is available for Saint Joseph’s students.  By completing the STS application, your student’s eligibility for additional aid will automatically be evaluated.

2022-2023 Fees
Payment of the following fees are required for Saint Joseph's students:

  1. Technology Fee (Covers leasing and supporting laptops): $650
  2. Student Activity Fee (Covers clubs, athletics, and other competitions): $300
  3. Graduation Fee (Seniors, only): $150

Tuition Payment and Management

Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy requires that all tuition payments are made through STS (Simple Tuition Solutions). Once a student's annual tuition has been finalized a link to set up payments in STS will be sent to his/her parent/guardian.

Deposit
A tuition deposit of $500 is required by July 1st. This deposit is deducted from a student's first tuition payment (see below).

Payment Options
Four tuition payment options are available through STS and begin on August 1st.  Please note that credit card fees may apply.

  1. One annual payment for total tuition, due on August 1 through STS with no fee.
  2. Two biannual payments of ½ total tuition. The first payment is due on August 1; the second payment is due in January through STS for a $10 fee.
  3. Quarterly payments are ¼ total tuition four times a year; due August 1, November, February, and May through STS for a $25 fee.
  4. Ten (10) monthly payments are 1/10 total tuition, over an 10-month period from August through May, due each month through STS for a $40 fee.

Payments From 529 Accounts
Saint Joseph's is happy to work with your family to accept tuition payments from 529 education accounts. To learn more about this option, please contact the Saint Joseph's Business Manager, Mrs. Katie Sosnoskie at ksosnoskie@sjcacademy.org or 814-808-6118.to discuss how to set up this option.

Delinquent Payments or Special Circumstances
If at any time you are unable to make a timely tuition payment, promptly contact the Saint Joseph's Business Manager, Mrs. Katie Sosnoskie at ksosnoskie@sjcacademy.org or 814-808-6118  in order to make alternative arrangements.

Financial Assistance
Many students attending Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy receive need-based tuition assistance. It is the goal of Saint Joseph's Catholic Academy to work with each family to provide an affordable Catholic education to those who are seeking this opportunity for their child. To be considered for financial assistance, parents/guardians of enrolling students must complete an online financial assistance application through STS.  Click on the blue "Financial Assistance" button to view more information about this process.

Questions?
The Saint Joseph's administration is committed to working with families.  Questions regarding tuition, tuition payments, and financial assistance should be directed to the Saint Joseph's Business Manager, Mrs. Katie Sosnoskie at ksosnoskie@sjcacademy.org or 814-808-6118.
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Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy

901 Boalsburg Pike, Boalsburg, PA 16827
(814) 808-6118
sjca@sjcacademy.org