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Tuition & Fees




There are two tuition designations: Participating Catholic Tuition and Full Tuition. 

2023-2024 Tuition

Participating Catholic Tuition TK - 8th:  $12,900

Full Tuition TK - 8th:  $15,200


  • Families are eligible to receive the Participating Catholic Tuition if:

    • The student needs to be baptized and have received the Sacrament of First Holy Communion or will receive this Sacrament before entering 3rd grade.

    • Time: The family needs to be registered at a Catholic parish for the past six months and regularly attend weekly Catholic Mass.

    • Treasure: Families contribute to their parish giving program regularly as identified through envelopes or online giving.

    • Talent: Families are expected to join a parish ministry of their choice. Eligibility Application Opens 2/1 for one month.

  • A $3000 non-refundable additional one-time fee per student of new families entering St. Nicholas School in 5th-8th grade.

  • New families with children entering TK & K will have an additional $3000 deposit per student and will be paid at the time of the first 2023-24 tuition payment. This full deposit will be applied to the 2024-25 academic year; however, it will be non-refundable should there be a departure before completing Kindergarten or First Grade.

  • Families with 3 children attending St. Nicholas will receive a $2500 credit applied to their total tuition.

  • Families with 4 children attending St. Nicholas will receive a $4000 credit applied to their total tuition.




Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance is available upon demand. The average tuition assistance package per student in the 2022-23 academic year was $6,500.  


St. Nicholas School and the Diocese of San Jose have funds available that may be awarded based on demonstrated need.  St. Nicholas School families may apply to the scholarship fund each spring through TADS Management.  The Pastor and Principal coordinate this program.  Financial Aid is confidential and available to all students and families who need assistance.  For more information please contact the St. Nicholas School Office via email or at (650) 941-4056. 

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