Register Now to Ensure Placement for 2017-2018
The School of Saint Elizabeth is committed to providing a supportive environment for all children and their families. We value racial, religious and ethnic diversity, and we welcome all students who want to join our school family. Students may apply for acceptance into Pre-K 3 through 8th grades. The admission period begins in January and concludes in the spring. Priority is given to siblings and parishioners of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish. Registration forms can be downloaded from the forms section on the left. Please submit these forms to the school with the following:
• Copy of birth certificate
• Copy of baptismal certificate
Students are encouraged to visit and tour the school. Arrangements may be made through the main office or by contacting Sharon Lynch in our Admissions Office, 908-766-0244, ext. 12.
• Pre-K 3: three years old before October 1
• Pre-K 4: four years old before October 1
• Kindergarten: five years old before October 1
Tuition The tuition rates are as follows. Diocese of Metuchen policy makes available a special discounted tuition, to families registered at any parish in the Diocese of Metuchen. Families who are parishioners of parishes outside the Diocese of Metuchen are encouraged to contact their parish to see if any subsidy is available from their parish or diocesan sources. Parishioner Outside Active Parishioner in K – 8 Diocese of Metuchen Diocese of Metuchen 1st Child $6,900 $5,770 2nd Child $6,050 $4,850 3rd Child $5,125 $3,900 4th Child $4,400 $3,125 Pre-K 3 2 mornings $2,200 $2,000 3 mornings $3,175 $2,975 5 mornings $4,450 $4,250 Pre-K 4 5 mornings $5,000 $4,550 + 1 afternoons $5,500 $5,050 + 2 afternoons $6,000 $5,550 + 3 afternoons $6,500 $6,050 + 4 afternoons $7,000 $6,550 + 5 afternoons $7,650 $7,050 Fees Book Fee $200 per K-8 student. Facility Fee $350 per family. HSA Fee $330 per K-8 family ($300 refunded if fee was fully paid and HSA requirements are met). $180 per PreK family (Families with ONLY PreK students) ($150 refunded if fee was fully paid and HSA requirements are met). Registration Fee $1,000 per family due only upon acceptance to the school. Tuition Assistance Tuition assistance through the Diocese of Metuchen and The Parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help is available online. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. Please visit http://diometuchen.org/schools/tuition-assistance/ for complete instructions. One and the same application process, set of forms and deadline will be used for tuition assistance from both the Diocese of Metuchen and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish. Refund Policy Prior to the first day of school, tuition and fees (with the exception of the non-refundable Registration/Tuition Fee of $1,000) are fully refundable minus a $200 per student administrative charge. Beginning the first day of school until September 15th no fees are refundable; tuition will be fully refunded minus a $200 per student administrative charge. Beginning September 15, 2017, no tuition or fees are refundable. Parents are notified that in the event of a student’s withdrawal on or after September 15th, all tuition and fees are due for the entire school year. We regret that no exceptions will be made to this policy. Student Referral Refer a family to the School of St. Elizabeth and earn $500 off your tuition. Offer good for up to three new families for a total of $1,500. Families must state the referral upon first contact with admissions, enroll in grades K-8 and complete the 2017-18 school year.