Tuition and Financial Assistance

2014 - 2015 School Year Tuition

Pre-Kindergarten AM Only $7,650
Pre-Kindergarten Full Day $9,850
Kindergarten $9,700
Grades 1-5 $9,700
Grades 6-8 $13,500
Grades 9-12 $14,350
International Students  
Grades 9 - 11 $15,800
Grade 12 $16,050
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.   

Financial Assistance

St. Mary Academy-Bay View provides, on a limited basis, financial assistance to students with demonstrated need in Kindergarten though 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. 

You may apply online at FACTS Management Company OR, if you prefer, paper applications are now available in the Lower/Middle School Principal's Office, Admissions Office, Mercy Hall Reception Area and Finance Office.  The filing deadline is February 7, 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. 

Responses to applications will be mailed in mid- to late March. Notification of a Diocesan Award, if any, will be mailed separately.

Tuition Payment Information

For the 2014-2015 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. 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 click 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Using FACTS Tuition Management Company, funds can either be electronically withdrawn from your savings or checking account, or payment can be made by credit card (MC-AMEX-Discover).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. The setup fee per family for all FACTS Management accounts are as follows: No charge for payment in full; $10 for choosing to pay in 2 payments, and; $38 for 10, 11 or 12 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.

FACTS Management offers an optional Peace of Mind Tuition Protection Plan. For a non-refundable annual fee of $14, FACTS will pay the remaining unpaid balance on your FACTS agreement (except payments in arrears) in the event of the death of the responsible party or his/her legal spouse. 


Academic Scholarships are awarded to applicants in grades 6, 7 and 9.  The awards are based on scores on the placement test, previous testing and grades.

Please contact Jan Cooney, Director of Admissions, at 401.434.0113 ext 150 or


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