Upper School Tuition & Affordability

Santa Catalina is enriched by socioeconomic, religious, geographic, and cultural diversity.

With a generous tuition assistance program, we are committed to enrolling excellent students whatever their economic situation might be. For the 2013-2014 school year, 40 percent of the Upper School students received tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees
  Tuition 2013-2014 Average Financial Award 2013-2014
Day $30,800 $17,000
Boarding $47,400 $26,000

Additional expenses might include books, travel, supplies, uniforms, and participation in the Santa Catalina Fund.

Tuition Assistance Checklist

  • Complete and return the Tuition Assistance Request Card. Tuition assistance materials will then be sent to you via mail.

  • To apply for tuition assistance you must submit a number of tax documents and complete a FAST application. In order to be considered in the first round of tuition assistance decisions, these materials must be filed online no later than Saturday, January 25, 2014.

Please note that tuition assistance requests are strictly confidential and do not affect admission decisions. Each school year, a new application will be required.

Payment Plans and Loans

Tuition may be paid in one or two installments, or over a 10-month period by utilizing the Tuition Management Systems.

The Clarence Manger and Audrey Cordero Plitt Trust loan program might be available. The Plitt Loan offers middle and upper-middle income Upper School families guaranteed loan amounts at reasonable fixed interest rates.

For more information, please contact Janet Luksik, Director of Tuition Assistance, at 831.655.9382.