Families applying for tuition assistance must submit an online application to FACTS as the final step in enrollment. This cannot happen until after your student has been accepted to SJCS. Here is the basic order in applying for tuition assistance.
Application and Fees
Complete FACTS application online after acceptance. All applicable fees must be remitted at the time of enrollment to be considered for tuition assistance. For questions regarding enrollment, please contact the Director of Admissions.
The first financial aid deadline each school year is April 15, however new families may apply after this date. We strive to notify families in writing no later than the end of April. After this deadline has passed, additional applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis; however, the majority of financial aid resources will be committed to families whose applications are completed and submitted meeting all above requirements, including the deadline.
Items for Submission to FACTS
Financial aid applications must be completed through FACTS for third party verification and ALL requested paperwork must be remitted to FACTS directly to complete the application. Items requested will include:
- Copies of the previous year’s tax forms including all supporting tax schedules
- Copies of the previous year’s W-2 forms for both you and your spouse
- Copies of supporting documentation for Social Security Income, Welfare, Child Support, Food Stamps, Workers’ Compensation, and TANF.
FACTS evaluates the applications and makes a recommendation as to what they believe the family can reasonably afford.
Cost to Submit Application
The cost to submit an application is currently $40 per family and is non-refundable. If applicable, provide a situational letter to the Finance Manager explaining any financial situations you believe the application process does not expose.
Per SJCS policy, to be considered for tuition assistance, accounts must be current or acceptable payment arrangements made on existing balances. Any account balances owed by the applicant must be current in order for the Tuition Assistance application to be considered. Once Tuition Assistance is granted, such assistance continues only as long as the account remains current with agreed upon payment schedule. Aid may be revoked in the event of non-payment. Please make every effort to remit payments timely and in full. Contacting the Finance Manager prior to becoming delinquent is a key step in retaining aid amounts.
In order to keep monthly payments as low as possible, families must agree to a 12-month payment schedule. We require that payments be made starting in the month of June preceding the coming school year.
If you have questions or concerns about the application process, you may speak with a FACTS Customer Care Representative at 1-866-441-4637. Other questions may be directed to the Finance Manager, Brad Weil.
Please pray that the Lord would guide and direct the Finance Committee as they seek to meet the needs of as many families as possible.
St. Joseph Christian School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. SJCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policy, or tuition assistance programs, athletics, and other school-administered programs.