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Tuition & Financial Assistance

Tuition includes all textbooks, workbooks, paperbacks, art class sketchpads, freshmen portfolios, online subscriptions, most field trips/transportation, and a Google Samsung Chromebook. There are a few athletic fees for student-athletes. Parents are responsible for uniforms, locks, notebooks, writing utensils, calculators, and other typical school supplies.
Tuition $10,500
Tech Device Fee $450 (for freshmen & transfer students)
Registration Fee $250
= $11,200
Tuition $10,500
Registration Fee $250
= $10,750
Tuition $10,500
Registration Fee $250
Senior Fee $175
= $10,925
The fee for the STAR program is an additional $2,000.
Tuition and fees are established every year in the spring. Parents/Guardians receive a letter announcing the following year’s rates. Tuition payments begin in July, preceding the start of the school year.
Each family can decide to pay tuition in one of three ways: 
    • Option 1: Yearly — Single payment on or before June 30th with a 3% discount. Payments may be made through FACTS or directly to St. Mary’s.
    • Option 2: Semester — Two payments due June 30th and November 30th with a $25 discount. Payments may be made through FACTS or directly to St. Mary’s.
    • Option 3: Monthly — Underclassmen: ten payments (July-April). Seniors: nine payments (July-Mar). Payments must be made through FACTS by the 20th of each month. A choice of payment dates and payment methods is available. 

Only students with current tuition, fees, and paid registration will be allowed to sit for exams, register for courses, and receive correspondence (i.e., the summer packet) regarding the following year.


Failure to keep tuition current within 30 days can result in withdrawal from St. Mary’s South Side Catholic High School.


Tuition must be paid in full by April 30th. Failure to meet this commitment will require a meeting with the president before the student can attend classes the following semester. Seniors who owe tuition may be unable to participate in their graduation or receive a diploma or transcripts.

St. Mary's South Side Catholic High School believes that a quality Catholic education should be within reach of all families. That is why St. Mary's SSC commits over $1,500,000 a year, to tuition assistance. More than 92% of students receive some form of aid. St. Mary's SSC to be the most affordable and accessible all-boys Catholic high school in the St. Louis Area.
Beyond Sunday Fellows (High School) Scholarship Program sponsored by the Roman Catholic Foundation of Eastern Missouri
2023-24 Income Eligibility Guidelines – High School
Scholarship Information
  • Scholarships may require students to write an essay and submit a letter of recommendation.
  • Scholarship applications and accompanying materials must be returned by February 28th.
  • More detailed information about each scholarship can be found on the scholarship applications.
Please apply for scholarships HERE
**Failure to submit all of the required information by the deadline date may result in your family not receiving financial aid or limiting the amount given.
The MOScholars Application opens on February 1st. These scholarships are first come, first serve!

Please apply for scholarships HERE.
For more information, visit or read the FAQs below.
Marianist Scholarship (multiple son discount)
  • For siblings enrolled at St. Mary's High School during the same school year.
  • $1000 per brother
July 5th or July 20th - First FACTS payment due
5th or 20th of every month - FACTS payment due
April 30th- Final Tuition payment due
Course registration for current students begins in late January.
The $250 registration fee is non-refundable
Registration forms and fees are due in early February during Registration Week!
Dates for registration are on the school calendar.
Athletic fees are $150 per sport.
Amy Kurkowski
Director of Finance
314.481.8400 ext.124