Tuition Rates for 2015-2016

St. Joseph Catholic School is committed to providing a faith-based environment of learning for all families who desire a Catholic education. Our goal is to supply this environment of academic excellence to all families at an affordable price. In doing so, we offer a competitive and affordable Tuition Rates for the 2015-2016 School Year.

The School Finance Committee, Parish Administrations and the School Principal, in consultation with the Sacramento Diocese, set the tuition at St. Joseph Catholic School for the school year. St. Joseph Catholic School provides two tuition contract options, Standard Tuition Rates and Academic Faith Scholarship Tuition Rates. Details of our Tuition Rates are listed below. In addition, St. Joseph Catholic School offers financial assistance and a referral and referred discount program for our school families.

Standard Tuition Rates

If you select the Standard Tuition Rates for the 2015-2016 School Year, you will be expected to participate and commit with the option of buying out for Yard Duty, Raffle Tickets and with the purchasing of Scrip for the 2015-2016 school year.

Families that are interested in paying Standard Tuition Rates are currently set as follows:

Standard Tuition Rates
# of StudentsAnnual RateMonthly Rate (for 11 Months)
1 Student$5,788.00$526.00
2 Students$11,431.00$1,039.00
Students or more$17,290.00$1,572.00

Active Faith Scholarship Tuition Rates

By selecting Active Faith Tuition Rates for the 2015-2016 School year, families that actively participate in our community of faith will receive a scholarship ranging from approximately $1,000 for a single child to approximately $4,500 for a family with three or more children enrolled at the school.

Active Faith Scholarship Tuition Rates
# of StudentsScholarshipAnnual RateMonthly Rate (for 11 Months)
1 Student(1,000)$4,788.00$435.00
2 Students(2,500)$8,931.00$812.00
3 Students or more(4,500)$12,790.00$1,163.00

In selecting Active Faith Scholarship Tuition Rates you will be expected to participate with volunteer obligations, and commit with the option of participating and/or buying out for Yard Duty, Raffle Tickets and with the purchasing of Scrip for the 2015-2016 school year.

Active Faith Scholarship Requirements includes:
  • 20 hours of Fundraising / single parents: 10 hours of Fundraising
  • 10 hours of Volunteer (PEP) time / single parents: 5 hours Volunteer (PEP) time
  • Sell $300 worth of raffle tickets / single parents sell : $150 raffle tickets by October 2015
  • Purchase $3,500 in Scrip Cards / single parents purchase: $1,750 in Scrip Cards
  • 6 Yard Duty Days / single parents: 3 Yard Duty Days
  • Other Volunteer Obligations and PC Meetings

In addition this also includes active faith participation; in the parishes of St. Teresa of Avila or St. Joseph and/or membership in the Knights of Columbus, Auburn Council 6149. And Other Faith Community*

*EXCEPTION: Families that actively participate in other communities of faith (both Catholic and non-Catholic) will be eligible to apply for this Active Faith Scholarship Tuition Rates, when sponsored by their religious institution.

Financial Assistance

St. Joseph Catholic School has financial assistance available for families who are in need of more additional Tuition Assistance. Families requiring financial aid can apply online at http://saintjosephauburn.org/parents/tuition-collection

Click on the FACTS link and follow the step-by-step guidance to setup both Grant & Aid and Tuition Management. All requests are confidential. Selection of Tuition Rates (Standard and Active Faith Scholarship) and Financial Assistance are based upon Final Approval of St. Joseph Catholic School.

Referral & Referred Discount Program

St. Joseph Catholic School provides a referral and referred incentive discount program. Both the referring family and the referred family will receive a 10% discount on tuition for the 2015-2016 School Year. The 10% discount on tuition is good for one school year. If you refer our school to friends, families, and others, please tell them to mention your name for a discount on the student application for the 2015-2016 School Year.

Tuition Collection

St. Joseph Catholic School uses FACTS TUITION MANAGEMENT COMPANY for collection of tuition. Families may opt for monthly, quarterly or semi-annual automatic debit payments. Tuition is Payable from July 2015 to May 2016.

Contact Information

Please direct all Tuition inquiries directly to the school office at (530) 885-4490 or info@saintjosephauburn.org.