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Tuition and Financial Assistance
School Year Tuition
|2014-2015 Tuition||2015-2016 Tution|
|Pre-Kindergarten AM Only||$7,650||$8,050|
|Pre-Kindergarten 3-4 y/o||$9,850||$10,100|
|Grades 7 - 8||$15,000||$15,500|
|Grade 9 - 12||$15,800||$16,750|
|Note: In addition to the tuition posted above, each student will be asked to pay certain fixed fees that may vary by class, as detailed on the enrollment contract.|
Tuition Payment Information
For the 2015-2016 academic year, all families must utilize the FACTS Management Company for all tuition payments. It’s convenient, accessible, affordable and secure. FACTS provides payment plans for every budget. Their online and mobile solution allows you to manage your account and complete tasks like making a payment, viewing your payment schedule, updating your account, and more—anytime, anywhere. FACTS can provide, upon request, an invoice plan in place of an automatic deduction plan. They also have the highest security standards in the industry, so your personal and financial information will stay secure. You can access FACTS directly through their website, by clicking here.
Using FACTS Tuition Management Company, funds can either be electronically withdrawn from your savings or checking account, or payment can be made by credit card (MC-AMEX-Discover). FACTS Management will charge a convenience fee of 2.75% for credit card payments.
Please contact Pat Messore in the Finance Office (contact information below) to customize your withdrawal date if the FACTS withdrawal dates do not coincide with your monthly budget planning.
Tuition can be paid according to the payment plan that fits your household needs:
Full tuition payment for the academic year 2015-2016 paid by June 1, 2015 . Parents may deduct $150.00 from their tuition bill if this plan is selected.
Two equal payments of the total tuition. First payment is due by June 1, 2015. The second payment is due November 1, 2015. Payments received after the due date will incur a weekly “late payment” charge of $25.00.
Ten equal payments of the total tuition. Payment for this plan is handled by FACTS Management Company. Checking or savings accounts are used to withdraw the money electronically. You may select a withdrawal on the 5th or 20th of the month. Payments begin in June and end in March.
Eleven equal payments of the total tuition. Payment for this plan is handled by FACTS Management Company. Checking or savings accounts are used to withdraw the money electronically. You may select a withdrawal on the 5th or 20th of the month. Payments begin in May and end in March.
Twelve equal payments of the total tuition. Payment for this plan is handled by FACTS Management Company. Checking or savings accounts are used to withdraw the money electronically. You may select a withdrawal on the 5th or 20th of the month. Payments begin in April and end in March.
The priority deadline for new students to apply for financial aid for the 2015-16 school year is Friday, December 19, 2014. After this date, families who apply will be reviewed on a rolling basis as long as funds remain available. Please call Jan Cooney, Director of Admissions, if you are concerned about the deadline. We encourage families to submit an application even if it is past the deadline.
Families who have applied for aid in past years must re-apply each year.
Financial Assistance Program
St. Mary Academy - Bay View and the Diocese of Providence strive to make a Catholic education affordable to families by providing financial assistance to students with demonstrated need in Kindergarten through grade 12. Awards are based on the applicant's ability to pay tuition as determined by the information submitted on the application form to the FACTS Management Company. For the 2014-2015 academic year, approximately 35% of our student body received some type of financial assistance. All awards are based on a family's financial need and the availability of funds.
Click here to apply for financial assistance through FACTS tuition management.
Financial Aid Process
Financial assistance awards are based on the applicant's ability to pay tuition as determined by the information submitted on the application form to the FACTS Management Company.
1. Application: You may apply online at FACTS Management Company OR, if you prefer, paper applications are available in the Lower/Middle School Principal's Office, Admissions Office and Finance Office. The filing deadline for Priority Consideration is December 19, 2014. Each application must be accompanied by a $30.00 fee made payable to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment (checks, money orders and credit cards are accepted). Only one application is required per family for students applying to Catholic Schools within Rhode Island. These applications are also used by the Diocese of Providence to distribute tuition assistance awards from various sources, including the Catholic Charity Fund.
2. Financial Assistance Award Letters: Responses to applications completed for Priority Consideration will be mailed on January 30th. Notification of a Diocesan Award, if any, will be mailed separately.
Academic Scholarships are awarded to both current Bay View students and new applicants in grades six, seven and nine, and are based on scores on the Entrance Exam, previous testing and grades.
Scholarships are renewable for two-to-four years depending on the scholarship. Numerous scholarships are awarded to each grade listed above.
Mercy Scholarship $2,000
Frances Warde Scholarship $3,500
McAuley Scholarship $5,000
Please contact Jan Cooney, Director of Admissions, at 401.434.0113 ext. 150 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.