St. Mary Catholic School Tuition

Enrolling your children in St. Mary Catholic School enables them to experience a long-standing tradition of academic excellence that is rich in spiritual formation. Choosing Catholic Education is truly an investment in their future!

Through the spiritual and financial support of St. Mary Parish, SMCS is committed to keeping Catholic education affordable. Tuition assistance is available to Catholic families through their local parishes. SCRIP is the absolute best way to earn money toward tuition by simply using gift cards for all your shopping needs.  Start saving now!  

Pre-K – 8 Tuition Rate for 2020 – 2021 School Year

Faith 1st Child 2nd Child 3rd Child 4th Child
St. Mary’s & St. Michael’s Parishes (PreK-4 Full Day – 8th Grade) $5,450 $5,450 $4,650 Discount based on available funds

Catholic belonging to other parishes

(PreK-4 Full Day – 8th Grade)

$6,450 $6,450 $5,470 Discount based on available funds

Other Faiths

(PreK-4 Full Day – 8th Grade)

$7,250 $7,250 $7,250 $7,250
PreK-4 (Half Day Option) $3,800 $3,800 $3,800 $3,800

*  St. Mary’s Parish subsidizes the school.

 Additional Fees:

  • Health Fee – $75 per family
  • Mandatory Fundraiser – $210 per family (Seven $10 raffle tickets per trimester)
  • Art Fee – $5 per child
  • HSA Dues – $55 per family ($50 if paid by September 14)
  • St. Mary Catholic School, with the full support of its Home & School Association, School Board, Principal, and Pastor, requires 30 hours of service per family per school year. Family Commitment volunteers hours not completed will be charged at a rate of $30/hr.
  • Chromebook Fee – (Grades 5-8) – Amount depends on grade.

Method of Payment:

Tuition, Health Fee, and Art Fee are invoiced through FACTS (https://factsmgt.com/services/tuition-management/):

  • Lump sum by July 10
  • One half in July/Remainder in December
  • Monthly (July through April) with payment due by 10th of each month

Interested in Learning More about our Catholic School?

In choosing St. Mary Catholic School, you are investing in your child’s tomorrow. For over 145 years students and families have been entrusting SMCS for educational excellence – spiritually, academically, and socially. We invite you to visit our campus in historic Hagerstown, Maryland to learn more about our school as well as our school community.