Tuition and Fees for 2018-19

  • 2018-2019 School Year Tuition: $14,710
  • Computer Lease:  $650 per year 
  • Course fees: A comprehensive fee of $450 covers all fees for the year.
  • Retreat fee: $150 - $250
  • Graduation fee for Seniors: $150

Tuition Gap

The cost of educating your daughter(s) is greater than the tuition charged, resulting in a "gap". This gap or difference is met through Annual Fund contributions. This tax deductible amount is now included in your FACTS tuition billing statement, and payments are divided evenly over the terms of your payment schedule. The tuition gap amount will be available in April. If you are not able to pay the "gap" or would like to change it to a different amount, please contact Lisa Cuppy at (314) 394-4884 or lcuppy@sja1840.org. by April 30th in order to adjust your tuition bill prior to finalization. We understand the sacrifices you make to send your daughter(s) to St. Joseph's Academy. Thank you for all that you do to support our school.

Additional Fees

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  • Textbooks

    Textbook costs will vary by individual course selection. Textbooks will be purchased through an online service from MBS Direct. More information about book orders can be found on our web site. Visit our online bookstore.
  • Additional

    Other items, outlined below, will be available for purchase in August during each Orientation Day.
    • Meal Cards: For your convenience, the food service will have meal cards available during the class orientation days. You may apply any amount of money to the meal card at this time. During the year, a student may continue to put money on her meal card at any time during food service operation during the week. You will need to have a separate check for this purpose.
    • Uniforms:
    • PE Uniforms: The Spirit Shop will be open during orientation days to purchase PE uniforms. The shop is also open during the year on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 2:45 to 3:30 p.m. At these times you may purchase replacement items of clothing and other SJA memorabilia. The Spirit Shop does accept credit cards.

FACTS Payment Plans

  1. Payment in Full: Total payment due on or before June 15, 2018.
  2. Semester Payments: Two equal payments due in June and January. There is a $10 FACTS fee per account.
  3. Quarterly: Four equal payments due in June, October, January, and March. There is a $43 FACTS fee per account.
  4. Monthly: Monthly payments over a period of 11 months beginning June with final payment due April. There is a $43 FACTS fee per account, per year.

Payment Options

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  • Existing Students

    This year your account information will automatically rollover. Once tuition and fees have been entered you will receive an email verification from FACTS which will show your payment dates and amounts. You should receive this email by April 30th. If the information is not correct, you wish to make changes, or you have not received the email, please contact Lisa Cuppy at (314) 394-4884 as soon as possible. All payment plans must be finalized on May 15th.
  • New Students

    FACTS will send an email. Instructions will be included as to how to register for the payment plan of your choice. Methods of payments are to be arranged through FACTS and include bank authorization for an automatic transfer from checking or savings accounts; through MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. A convenience fee of 2.75% is charged for credit card use in addition to the FACTS fees described above.

    Please contact Lisa Cuppy at (314) 394-4884 or Sandy Kemp (314) 394-4882 in the business office with any questions regarding tuition payment options. 

Finance Department

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St. Joseph’s Academy is a private, Catholic high school for girls in St. Louis, Missouri, sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Our mission is to provide quality Catholic education for young women in an environment that challenges them to grow in faith, knowledge, and respect for self and others. Our community expects these young women to make a profound impact in the world.

St. Joseph's Academy

2307 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63131
Phone: 314-394-4300
Fax: 314-965-9114
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