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2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

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


Grades Preschool, TK, K, 1 – 8th: $8,000
(Ten Month Payment Plan - $800 paid July 2020 through April 2021)
(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 (2 shifts required per family)
AT&T Childcare: $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.

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, 2020
Kindergarten: 5 years old by September 1, 2020
First Grade: 6 years old by September 1, 2020

Multiple Child Discount

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

Tuition Assistance

Junipero Serra School is committed to helping families who want to attend the school but currently cannot afford the full cost of the program. The JSS Opportunity Fund exists to support tuition assistance for qualifying families. To apply for tuition assistance Click Here. Follow the directions to create an account and apply for tuition assistance. There is a $32 tuition assistance application processing fee. Preschool tuition assistance is also available for military families through the Childcare Aware of America. Visit our website under the tab Military Families for more information and to apply. Please contact the office if you have questions or problems with the website

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.

The Application Process

You may complete an application either on-line or with a paper copy of the application in the JSS Application Packet. The application requires a $75 application fee, which can be paid via check or credit card. In addition to the application, please include a copy of your child’s birth certificate, immunization records, and if Catholic, a Baptismal Certificate. Please don’t hesitate to call the school office if you have any questions or problems.

The admissions office will contact you when the application has been received. After the applicant’s file is complete, 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).

A complete student file includes:

  • Immunization Records
  • Enrollment and Tuition Agreement Completed
  • Birth and Baptism Certificates
  • First Communion Certificates (if applicable)

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, scholarships or tuition assistance 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.