St. Mary School Tuition

2022 – 2023 Tuition Information

Preschool Tuition Rates

Monday - Friday: 5 Full Days 8:00 a.m - 2:55 p.m $4,725
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 3 Full Days 8:00 a.m - 2:55 p.m $2,835
Monday - Friday 5 Half Days 8:00 a.m -11:15 a.m $2,362.50
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 3 Half Days 8:00 a.m - 11:15 a.m $1,417.50
The contact information is Tara Simko,, (517) 784-1668

Tuition Rates

* A participating student is a student whose family is a participating member (defined by the parish) of a subsidizing Catholic parish.

1 Child - Grades K-6 $3,770
2 Children - Grades K-6 $6,620
>= 3 Children - Grades K-6 $8,560
Please note that all students must be registered with enrollment fee paid before applying for tuition assistance.

Tuition Assistance 

Prior to application for tuition assistance, families must set up a Tuition Payment Plan with FACTS under the Jackson Area Catholic School System. Each family is required to pay a non-refundable yearly family enrollment fee of $75. The fee increases to $150 on March 1st.

Click FACTS ENROLLMENT to set up your Tuition Payment Plan.

Tuition Discount

Financial Assistance Eligibility Open Date Deadline How to Apply
Diocese of Lansing
Catholic students in
grades 6-11 are eligible
Now March 1 Apply through
FACTS Grant and Aid Financial
Needs Assessment
Jackson Area Catholic
Students Tuition Assistance
All Students Now March 1 Apply through
FACTS Grant and Aid Financial
Needs Assessment

Reduce your tuition by participating in our Tuition Reduction Incentive Program (T.R.I.P.) earning tuition credits.


Jackson Public Schools provides bus transportation to St. Mary’s School. Contact their transportation department for bussing.
Northwest and Western School District will bus students to their high school where they can catch a Lumen Christi bus.
More details on public school bussing and the Lumen Christi Bus schedule and prices can be found below.


All volunteers and staff at St. Mary’s are required to complete the Virtus training before working with children. This helps us to maintain a safe and appropriate environment for everyone in our St. Mary’s community.
Please contact the office to see if you need to begin or update your Virtus training.