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Tuition & Fees 2019-20

(All Fees are Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable)

Tuition

Grades Preschool – 8th: $7,872.00 (Ten Month Payment Plan - $787.20 paid July 2019 through April 2020)
(Tuition includes all academic and materials fees not listed below.)

Application and Enrollment Fees

New Student Application Fee: $75
Registration Fee and Re-enrollment fee for returning students: $425

Miscellaneous Fees

Local Field Trip Transportation Fee: $50 per student per year
After School Sports Teams (6th – 8th Grades): $40 per sport
Graduation Fee (8th Grade Only): $150
Extended Care Fees: Morning and Afternoon Care: $6.00 per hour (Drop-In)

Non-Participation Fees:

Fiesta: $250 per shift (1 shift required per family)
AT&T Babysitting: $250
Spring Fundraiser: $150

Payment Options

Monthly, quarterly, and biannual payment plans are available. Junipero Serra School requires automatic payments through an Electronic Funds Transfer for families that choose a payment plan. Tuition payments are deducted on the 10th or 25th of the month. A payment plan administration fee will be due for families that choose to pay in multiple installments – the amount of the fee depends on the length of the payment plan. The maximum fee is $55 per family.

Non-Payment of Fees and Tuition

Returned payments are subject to a $30 returned check charge. A $40 late fee will be assessed for tuition payments received after the account due date. (Unless prior arrangements have been made.) Accounts late for 30 days are considered delinquent.

Multiple Child Discount

Second Child: $300 annual discount
Third Child & Each Subsequent Child: $600 annual discount (per child)

Financial Aid

A limited amount of tuition assistance is available. Please contact the school office for more information.

Age Requirements

Students entering Junipero Serra School must meet the following age requirements:
Preschool: 3 years, 9 months
Transitional Kindergarten: 4 years old by September 1, 2019
Kindergarten: 5 years old by September 1, 2019
First Grade: 6 years old by September 1, 2019

Process

Go to the JSS website and complete the online application form. Or, you may complete the hard copy form and mail it to Junipero Serra School with the non-refundable $75 application fee. In addition to the application, please include a copy of your child’s birth certificate, and if Catholic, a Baptismal Certificate.

The admissions office will contact you after the application has been received to arrange a date for a baseline assessment. After the applicant’s file is complete and an assessment has been performed, an interview with the family and applicant may be necessary. All second through eighth grade applicants should send copies of report cards for the last two years and copies of any standardized test scores (if available). Also, second through eighth grade applicants must have the recommendation forms (English and Math) completed by the appropriate persons and returned directly to Junipero Serra School.

Once the application process is complete, the following items will be required for your child to attend class:
  • Immunization Records
  • Enrollment and Tuition Agreement Completed
  • Birth and Baptism Certificates
  • First Communion Certificates (if applicable)

Financial Aid

Financial aid may be awarded to families who have demonstrated need and have completed the financial aid application process. The financial aid application process is completed online. A link to the financial aid application may be found on the Junipero Serra School website.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Junipero Serra School in the Diocese of Monterey, mindful of its mission to be a witness to the love of Christ for all, admits students of any religion, race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at the school.

Junipero Serra School does not discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, age or gender in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.

While Junipero Serra School does not discriminate against students with special needs, a full range of services may not be available.

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