FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION:

Mission Statement
Tuition Payment
How Do I Apply for Financial Aid
General Information
To Begin the Financial Aid Application Process

Criteria for Admissions:

In order to gain admission to Scranton Preparatory School a student must:
- Successfully complete eighth grade
- Take the Scholarship Entrance Examination
- Submit a completed application by the stated deadline
- Provide a completed recommendation form from grade school principal, or eighth grade teacher, or pastor.
- Complete a short interview
- Meet established deadlines

Tuition

Tuition (fees included) for the 2014– 2015 academic year is $12,200.

Tuition is payable to the Treasurer's Office in three options:
Option #1: Annual payment made by the second week in July.
Option #2: Semiannual installments due and payable: 50% by July 10 and December 10.
Option #3: Ten monthly installments made to “SMART” tuition payment plan.
(“SMART” is a third party tuition management service to whom you remit your monthly payments
directly. Scranton Prep uses “SMART” in an effort to keep tuition and administrative costs down.)

Financial Assistance

In a given school year, Scranton Prep gives over $900,000 in aid to students, approximately 34% of the students attending Prep receive grants in aid. The average grant is over $3500.

Financial grants are determined through a three step process:
- Families apply by completing and submitting an online application and most recent Form 1040* with all schedules, and a W-2 form, by published deadlines.
***Scranton Prep reserves the right to require official verification of the Form 1040 from the IRS.
- A financial aid committee will review each application and grant awards on the basis of objective criteria.
- An interview can be scheduled with the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid by parents during the financial aid process.


Transportation

Many local districts provide transportation pursuant to Pennsylvania school law. For students who live outside those districts, Scranton Prep sponsors buses serving Luzerne, Wayne and Monroe counties. Prep underwrites the majority of the costs for these buses.

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