Tuition & Fees


St. Michael the Archangel Catholic High School is committed to providing outstanding resources, faculty, academic programs, technology, facilities, and faith formation to the students and families in our community. Being good stewards of the financial resources entrusted to our school community by our families and generous donors is a top priority.

Tuition for the 2022-2023 school year:  $10,600
**Due to the generosity of SMA benefactors, all SMA students pay a subsidized tuition that is approximately $4,000 less than the full cost to educate a student.

Registration Fee (per student):  $400
Amount due when annual contract is signed in February. (non-refundable)

The above tuition and registration fee include the following costs:

  • technology software/licensing
  • retreat expenses
  • most athletics/activities

Remaining additional costs may include:

  • purchase of a laptop computer device for new students (see Technology page for details)
  • testing fees for AP or dual enrollment courses
  • athletics fees for specific sports

Grants


In addition to the various opportunities for tuition assistance available to our families, SMA provides the following grants to offset the cost of tuition:

Diocesan Employee Grant • $1000
Awarded to families who have a parent that is a full-time Diocesan employee. Grant applies per family. Verification required.

KC-SJ Parishioner Grant • $700
Awarded to families who are registered and active parishioners of a Kansas City-St. Joseph Catholic Parish. Grant applies per family. Verification required.

Multiple Student Grant • $500
Families with two students concurrently enrolled at St. Michael or attending St. Michael during the same school year.

Tuition is WAIVED for the 3rd (or more) student for families with multiple children attending St. Michael during the same year.


Financial Aid


MOSCHOLARS PROGRAM: Families who live in the state of Missouri may qualify for the NEW MOScholars program. To determine if your family qualifies, click HERE. Funds are available for the 2022-2023 school year.

FACTS TUITION ASSISTANCE: Financial aid is available on a limited basis to families based on financial need. A consistent, objective formula is used based on information provided to us by FACTS Grant and Aid, where all financial aid applications are processed. This allows SMA to responsibly and efficiently award tuition assistance to our families.

All Financial Aid Applications must be completed electronically through FACTS Grant and Aid. This is a separate application from the admissions application.  (Prospective SMA students must also have an Application to St. Michael the Archangel on file to apply for financial aid.)

Click HERE to apply for financial aid through FACTS Tuition®.

Each family’s financial situation is reviewed and financial assistance is provided based on need relative to the rest of our community’s need. The maximum amount of tuition assistance that is available is 40% of the current tuition. 82% of SMA students received some sort of assistance or tuition reduction.


Tuition Payment Plan


Families are required to establish a payment plan and make scheduled payments through FACTS Tuition®, our tuition management provider. Tuition payment plan options include:

Twelve Payments: Payments due each month from June 2022 through May 2023
Ten Payments: Payments due each month from July 2022 through April 2023
Quarterly Payments: Payments due July 2022, October 2022, January 2023, and April 2023
Semi-Annual Payments: Two equal payments due July 2022 and December 2023 
Annual Payments: One payment due July 2022


Academic Scholarships


St. Michael the Archangel offers two academic scholarships to incoming freshmen students who have taken the High School Placement Test (HSPT) at St. Michael the Archangel. Click HERE to register for the HSPT at St.Michael.

• President’s Scholarship • $1000
This scholarship is awarded to the student that receives a composite score of 99th percentile on the HSPT with SMA for the 2022-2023 school year.
• Principal’s Scholarship • $500
This scholarship is awarded to the remaining students who have achieved a composite score in the 95th percentile or higher with SMA for the 2022-2023 school year

Additional tuition scholarships are available through the benevolence of SMA donors and benefactors to students. Applications for these additional scholarships will be available in March 7, 2022. Applicants must be fully enrolled in the 2022-2023 school year to apply.


To discuss tuition payment with a representative from SMA, contact Joe Arnone at 816.499.8608 or email at jarnone@smacatholic.org


 

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