Scholarship, Financial Assistance and Tuition
A Bay View education is an investment in the future of a girl.
Academic scholarships are awarded to both current Bay View students and new applicants to grades six, seven and nine. These awards are based on Entrance Exam scores, previous testing and prior academic records. Scholarships are renewable for two-to-four years depending on the award. Numerous scholarships are awarded to each grade listed above.
Applicants to Grade 9 are eligible for three levels of scholarship and numerous scholarships are awarded at each level:
Mercy Scholarship $2,000
Frances Warde Scholarship $3,500
McAuley Scholarship $5,000
The priority deadline for new students to apply for financial aid for the 2018-19 school year is Friday, December 28, 2018. Click here to apply.
After December 28th, families who apply will be reviewed on a rolling basis as long as funds remain available. Families who have applied for aid in past years must re-apply each year. Please call Monica Rangel, Director of Admissions, if you are concerned about the deadline. We encourage families to submit an application even if it is past the deadline.
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 28, 2018. 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 February 1st, 2019. Notification of a Diocesan Award, if any, will be mailed separately, in the spring.
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 2016-2017 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.
Pre-school ages 3 & 4:
M-F Full Day - $10,555
M-F Half Day - $8,405
3-Day Full Day - $6,800
3-Day Half Day - $5,350
*after-school care available
Tuition Payment Process
All families must utilize 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 Ms. Pat Messore in the Finance Office to customize your withdrawal date if the FACTS withdrawal dates do not coincide with your monthly budget planning: email@example.com or 401.434.0113 ext. 163