TUITION 2019-2020. The amount of tuition each year is set in consultation with our Consultative School Board. Tuition and fees, along with donations to the school, make up the majority of our income. The tuition has not been set yet for the 2019-2020 school year. The registration process for the 2019-2020 school year will take place February 1-22, 2019.
Online Payment. Payments can be made online using Diamondmind to process credit cards through the link below. A convenience fee of 2.99% is added to all online payments to offset additional costs to the school associated with credit card payments. Parents still have the option to pay with a check or through a loan with Coastal Commerce Bank.
Tuition Assistance Opportunities
Vandebilt Catholic is committed to providing a holistic education to all students. High priority is given to those families who have supported Catholic schools and great care is given to ensure that the school does not become available only to the social, academic, or athletic elite. Vandebilt Catholic offers tuition assistance based on need with an in-house budget of approximately $90,000. Donated funds are also available through endowed scholarships. Families must complete the registration process to apply for tuition assistance. Registration forms must be submitted during the registration period, which is February 1-22, 2019. FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment conducts the need analysis for Vandebilt Catholic. Families applying for financial aid will need to complete an online application at www.factsmgt.com by March 15, 2019. The process takes about twenty minutes to complete and there is a $35 application fee. All supporting documentation must be uploaded and application status should read completed by the deadline in order to be considered for assistance.
PARTNERING TUITION DONATION REBATE PROGRAMS
Additional assistance may be available through these partnering scholarships opportunities for those entering Vandebilt Catholic from public schools or those who are currently on tuition donation rebate programs:
ACE Scholarships Louisiana is a scholarship granting organization that offers scholarships to qualified children on a first-come, first-served basis for as long as funds are available. Qualifications for this scholarship include residency in Louisiana, attendance in public school for the previous school year or participation in the Louisiana scholarship program/tuition donation rebate program the previous year, and family income. Typically, the max tuition assistance for a qualified student in grades 9-12 is $4730.40.
Applications for this scholarship are generally available in January 2019. For more information, please visit http://www.acescholarships.org.
Arete currently operates in Louisiana under the Tuition Donation Rebate Program. Scholarship eligibility is based on the income guidelines for the federal free and reduced lunch program (FRL), and the maximum award amounts are approximately $4,700 per year. Recipients are required to re-qualify each year. New applications are accepted only if funds are available for new scholarships.
Applications for this scholarship are generally available in February or March 2019. For more information, please visit http://www.AreteScholars.org.
For more information regarding tuition assistance,
please contact the Business Office at 985-580-1868.