Military Family FAQs

Within close proximity to the Defense Language Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School, Santa Catalina has a long history of educating the children of military families.

For more information, please contact Lower and Middle School Admission at 831.655.9351.

Does Santa Catalina have a history of enrolling military families?

Yes, we welcome and encourage military families to apply and enroll at Santa Catalina during their stay on the Monterey Peninsula. We are also happy to refer you to one of our current military families to answer questions you may have.

Does Santa Catalina provide tuition assistance?

Yes, tuition assistance is available. In 2017-2018, 35 percent of students received financial assistance based on need. There are no merit scholarships. We encourage families to apply if an education at Santa Catalina Lower and Middle School would not otherwise be affordable for their children.

What if I missed the application deadline?

If you have recently relocated and missed the application deadline, we are happy to discuss your situation. Please contact Lower and Middle School Admission at 831.655.9351, specify that you are a military family, and we will assist you with the application process.