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Affording BC High

Attending an independent, Jesuit college preparatory school means that you understand the importance of investing in education. At BC High, we strive to offer our students a full experience that enables them to develop into leaders who are committed to doing justice and making the world a better place.
Our commitment to academic excellence is well complemented by the Hyde Center for Global Education, more than 70 co-curricular opportunities, and robust advising programs. BC High students graduate well-prepared for life and college success. Our goal is to make a BC High education affordable given the escalating costs of a college education.
33%
of BC High students recieve financial aid
50%
of BC High students recieve merit and financial aid
$13k
average financial aid award
$7M+
total merit and financial aid awarded

Tuition for 2019 - 2020

List of 3 items.

  • Grades 7, 8, & 9

    Annual Tuition
    $22,300
    Technology Fee
    $150
    Total Tuition Cost & Fees
    $22,450
    Two Payments Tuition & Fees
    $11,225
    Ten Monthly Payments Tuition & Fees
    $2,245
    Tuition Insurance*
    $134
    * The Tuition Insurance is waived for families who pay tuition in full in one installment. 
  • Grades 10 & 11

    Annual Tuition
    $22,300
    Technology Fee
    $150
    PSAT Cost
    $20
    Total Tuition Cost & Fees
    $22,470
    Two Payments Tuition & Fees
    $11,235
    Ten Monthly Payments Tuition & Fees
    $2,247
    Tuition Insurance*
    $134
    * The Tuition Insurance is waived for families who pay tuition in full in one installment. 
  • Grade 12

    Annual Tuition
    $22,300
    Technology Fee
    $150
    Graduation Fee
    $400
    Total Tuition Cost & Fees
    $22,850
    Two Payments Tuition & Fees
    $11,425
    Ten Monthly Payments Tuition & Fees
    $2,285
    Tuition Insurance*
    $134
    * The Tuition Insurance is waived for families who pay tuition in full in one installment. 

Financial Aid Awards for Families Entering in September 2019

W2 and Business Income Range

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  • $0 to $49,000

    Number of Awards
    95
    Average Monthly Housing Expense
    $2,083
    Average Net Assets
    $216,000
    Average Award
    $17,000
  • $50,000 to $99,999

    Number of Awards
    120
    Average Monthly Housing Expense
    $2,917
    Average Net Assets
    $283,000
    Average Award
    $15,000
  • $100,000 to $149,999

    Number of Awards
    120
    Average Monthly Housing Expense
    $3,333
    Average Net Assets
    $405,000
    Average Award
    $12,000
  • $150,000 to $199,999

    Number of Awards
    73
    Average Monthly Housing Expense
    $3,667
    Average Net Assets
    $490,000
    Average Award
    $10,000
  • $200,000 to $249,999

    Number of Awards
    47
    Average Monthly Housing Expense
    $4,000
    Average Net Assets
    $446,000
    Average Award
    $9,000
  • $250,000

    Number of Awards
    17
    Average Monthly Housing Expense
    $4,554
    Average Net Assets
    $830,000
    Average Award
    $7,000

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  • Example 1

    Single-parent household with one child and an income of $60,000
    In this single-parent household with one child, the parent’s income is approximately $60,000. The parent has a monthly rental expense of $1,800 and a small amount in savings and retirement. This family receives a financial aid grant of $20,300, so is expected to contribute $2,000.
  • Example 2

    Two working parents with a total income of approximately $110,000
    In this two-parent family where both parents work, their total income is approximately $110,000. They have two children and only the child who is applying will be in a tuition-charging school. They own their house with a mortgage of $1,700 per month and total assets (including equity in the house) of $180,000. This family receives a financial aid grant of $17,300, so is expected to contribute $5,000.
  • Example 3

    Divorced parents with a combined income of $165,000
    In this family with divorced parents, the combined income from both parents is approximately $165,000. Both parents have one additional child in a tuition-charging school. Both parents own their houses and have combined assets of $525,000 (home equity and retirement). This family receives a financial aid grant of $12,300, so is expected to contribute $10,000.
  • Example 4

    Single-parent household with one child and an income of $32,000
    In this single-parent household with one child, the parent’s income is approximately $32,000. In addition to the child who is applying, the parent has another child, but that child is not in a tuition-charging school. The parent does not own their house, pays $1000 in monthly rent, and has minimal savings. This family receives a financial aid grant of $21,800, so is expected to contribute $500.

Deposit Information for All Students

Enrollment Deposit for New Students

To secure a place in the class, newly accepted students are required to submit $1,150. This amount includes a $1,000 non-refundable deposit and a $150 registration fee. The deposit will be held by the school and applied to the student’s tuition bill in their final academic year.

Tuition Deposit for Continuing Students

Each year, currently enrolled students are required to have the non-refundable deposit of $1,000 held with the school. This deposit must be submitted by March 30 to secure your son’s spot at BC High for the subsequent year. The deposit will be held by the school and applied to the student’s final tuition bill in their final academic year. 

*Students who enrolled before Fall 2015 are not required to have a deposit on their account. 

Payment Options

BC High has contracted with FACTS for all billing and payment collection. FACTS offers our families four different payment plans:

  • 1 payment per academic year due June 5 or June 20
  • 2 payments per academic year due June 5 and December 5
  • 10 payments per academic year due the 5th of the month from June through March
  • 10 payments per academic year due the 20th of the month from June through March
Every family is required to enroll in one of these FACTS payment plans for the academic year. 

BC High will advise FACTS of your current year financial obligation calculated as tuition and fees minus scholarships and need-based financial aid. The first bill from FACTS should be expected in May for payment due in June. Questions may be directed to Charles Drane at drane@bchigh.edu

Financial Aid Applications

BC High will be using FACTS this year for Financial Aid.

FACTS APPLICATION