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Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance is available for families who students are in K-8th grade.  All families wishing to be considered for scholarships must apply by April 1st through FACTS Tuition Management System. This application is available in both English and Spanish at:  St. Ray’s school code is 2277. There is a fee that must be paid at the time the application is submitted.  

IL Tax Credit Scholarship

On August 31, 2017 the “Invest in Kids Act” was signed into law in the State of Illinois providing scholarships to families of a certain mean to attend private schools in IL. These scholarships are funded by donors, both private and corporate, who receive a credit on their Illinois state income tax as a result of their donation. Scholarships offered through this program have the potential to cover up to 100 percent of tuition and fees for families that qualify. Families must meet the admission policy of the school. For income guidelines and to apply go to:

Catholic Education Foundation Scholarships

Every year the Catholic Education Foundation provides need-based scholarships for families who enroll at Catholic schools in the Diocese of Joliet. These scholarships are approximately $1000 per student enrolled in kindergarten – 8th grade. Recipients of these scholarships are notified by the end of April.

Cathedral of St. Raymond School Endowment

The Cathedral of St. Raymond School is extremely fortunate to be able to offer additional assistance through our school endowment. In 2010, an anonymous donor contributed $1 million dollars strictly for the use of scholarships for the children of St. Raymond. This donation was placed in an endowment fund and the interest each year provides scholarships for our school families. Any family enrolled at the Cathedral of St. Raymond School is eligible to apply for tuition assistance. These scholarships range from $500-$1,000 per family. Recipients of an Endowment Award are notified in June.

Tuition Transfer Grant

Tuition Transfer Grant is available to any family who is transferring a student to the Cathedral of St. Raymond School from a local public school or non-Catholic private school in 1st – 7th grade.  This grant provides a $500 tuition grant for the first year of attendance and a $500 tuition grant for the second year of attendance.  Students transferring from Catholic schools are not eligible for this grant.