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SPS Tuition Requirements & Rates

for the 2017-18 school year


In addition to the rates in the chart below,

  • A $50 non-refundable, non-transferrable family registration fee applies to all Grades, Preschool–Grade 8.
  • Grade K-8 families must also meet a Fundraising Quota (FRQ) of $450
  • Grade K-8 families must volunteer a minimum of 20 hours or pay $200
Tuition Due Dates:
Preschool and Pre-K tuition payments can be paid in one lump sum on September 1 or spread out over 8 months, September 1 through April 1.  On the monthly plan, tuition payments are due on the 1st of each month and there is a $10 late fee for payments made after the 1st of the month.
Grade K-8 tuition can be paid in one lump sum by July 1, or in monthly payments spread out over 10 months from July 1 through April 1.  Tuition payments are due on the first of every month. If you wish to pay quarterly, one quarter of the full tuition must be paid by July 1, Oct 1, Jan 1 and April 1.  If you wish to pay bi-annually, one half of the full tuition must be paid by July 1 and the remaining half must be paid by Dec. 1. 
Fundraising Requirement:
The fundraising year begins on March 1st and ends on February 28th (or 29th in leap years).  Each St. Philip family in Grades K-8 has a Fundraising Quota (FRQ) of $450 annually.  Families may opt out of their fundraising responsibility by paying a $450 fee directly to the school on March 1.  Most families choose to raise the money throughout the fundraising year and easily meet or exceed their goal.    If a family does not meet their fundraising goal by the end of the cycle, the are required to pay the balance. Learn about all the easy and fun ways you can earn your FRQ by clicking here.  
Volunteer Requirements:
  • St. Philip School requests that each family volunteer 20 hours of service each year.
  • Families may opt out of this requirement by paying an annual fee of $200. 
  • Families who volunteer, but do not fulfill their 20 hour requirement, will pay a balance of $10 per unserved volunteer hour at the end of the annual cycle.  
  • The volunteer and fundraising cycle runs from March 1st though the last day of February of the following year.
  • For detailed information on all the fun and flexible ways you can meet your volunteer requirement, click here.

Catholic Rate Grades K-8

(St. Philip Parishioners or Members of a Pittsburgh Diocese Roman Catholic Parish w/out a school)

First child:



Two children:


$625 monthly

Three or more children:


$690 monthly

Full Day Kindergarten (only child in school)


$400 monthly

Half day Kindergarten (only child in school)



Rate for Non-Catholics OR Catholics with no Roman Catholic Parish affiliation Grades K-8

Full Day K-8 per each child:


$540 monthly

Half day Kindergarten per each child


$340 monthly


Rates for Preschool & Pre-K



$118.75 monthly

Full-Day Pre-K


$287.50 monthly

Half-Day Pre-K


$143.75 monthly