Tuition & Financial Aid

The greatest investment a family can make is in the education of its children. Approximately 50% of our student body receives financial assistance. 

Tuition 2024–25 Academic Year

Preschool (Ages 3 and 4)

Mon–Fri (Full Day) $12,280
3-Day (Full Day, M-W-F) $8,230
Grades K–12
Kindergarten $12,100
Grades 1–5 $12,100
Grades 6–8 $16,650
Grades 9–12* $18,000
*Grade 12 Graduation Fee $350


Merit Scholarships are awarded to current Bay View students and new applicants to Grade 9.

These awards are based on achievement on the High School Placement Exam and transcripts. Scholarships are renewable for four years, contingent upon continued academic excellence.

You must take the Entrance Exam at Bay View in December in order to be eligible.  

Financial Assistance

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. All awards are based on a family's financial need and the availability of funds.

Applying for Financial Assistance

The priority deadline for financial aid applications (The FACTS application) is December 29, 2023. Please contact the Admissions Office at, if you have any questions about financial aid. We encourage families to submit an application even if it is past the deadline. Our application and process is below.